Aerospace-Grade Aircraft Aluminum Extrusions

New Source Corporation is a proud distributor of metallic raw materials, delivering conventional and unique forms. We are aluminum aerospace extrusion experts with years of expertise supplying the aerospace sector with high-quality aviation aluminum extrusions.  We'll go over some common uses, additional capabilities, and types of aluminum aerospace extrusions. 

Aluminum is one of the most commonly used materials in aerospace applications. In fact, it’s used in everything from aircraft fuselages to engine components. Aluminum is strong, lightweight, and corrosion-resistant, making it an ideal material for aerospace applications.

Here at New Source Corporation, we specialize in aluminum aerospace extrusions. We offer a wide range of products and services, including extruded aluminum profiles, machined parts, and more. We have been serving the aerospace industry since 1992 and are dedicated to providing quality products and excellent customer service.

What are aluminum aerospace extrusions, and what are they used for?

Aluminum aerospace extrusions are aluminum alloys that have been formed into specific shapes using a process called extrusion. Aluminum alloys are well suited for this process because they can be easily heated and formed into the desired shape.

Aluminum extrusions are used in various applications, including aircraft construction, window and door frames, and automotive parts. Aluminum extrusions are also relatively easy to work with and can be joined together using various methods, such as welding or riveting.

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Extensive Inventory of Extrusions

With thousands of hard alloy extruded shapes in stock, we offer the following aerospace extrusion types:

  • Boeing
    • BAC
  • Lockheed Martin
    • LS
    • K
  • Grumman Aerospace
    • GS
    • S-
  • Army Navy Drawing
    • AND
  • Gulf Stream Aerospace
    • GAS
  • Tiernay
    • 60-
  • McDonnel Douglas
    • 1MA
    • S
  • MISC
    • K
    • TSPE
    • TMS
    • Others

Applications for Aluminum Aerospace Extrusions 

Aluminum aerospace extrusions are one of the most versatile materials in aircraft construction and are used in various applications, from fuselage and wing skins to stringers and spars. Thomas provides the example that aluminum alloys are used in aerospace applications because they can withstand the freezing temperatures of space.

Aluminum aerospace extrusions also construct flight control surfaces, such as ailerons, elevators, and rudders. In addition, they are used to build landing gear and other structural components.

Some typical applications for aluminum aerospace extrusions are:

  • Aircraft skins
  • Aerospace frames
  • Fuel tanks
  • Hydraulic reservoirs
  • Landing gear struts
  • Wing spars

Types of Aircraft Extrusions We Offer

We provide a comprehensive range of aviation aluminum extrusions in standard and custom forms. According to ASM International, aluminum extrusions exist in various shapes and sizes, ranging from basic rods, bars, or tubes to more complicated designs. In addition, aircraft construction widely uses aluminum extrusions due to their flexibility.

We have a vast inventory of aluminum in stock in various grades and tempers. Some of the most popular qualities of aluminum we offer are the following:

  • 2014  
  • 6063 
  • 2024  
  • 7050 
  • 2124  
  • 7055 

 

  • 2219  
  • 7075 
  • 5052  
  • 7136 
  • 5083  
  • 7150 
  • 6061  
  • 7178 
  • 6062  
  • 7249 

You may access the complete information regarding our available aircraft aluminum extrusions in our Line Card.

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Common Uses for Aluminum Aerospace Extrusion Products

Aluminum aerospace extrusions are most commonly used in the construction of aircraft and spacecraft. They offer a high strength-to-weight ratio and are resistant to corrosion, making them ideal for use in aviation and space applications. Aluminum aerospace extrusions are also used to construct missiles, rockets, and satellites. In addition to their use in the aerospace industry, aluminum extrusions are also used in the automotive, electrical, and building industries. Aluminum is one of the most versatile materials available for extrusion, and its applications are limited only by your imagination.

The benefits of using aluminum aerospace extrusions

There are many benefits to using aluminum aerospace extrusions.

  • They are strong and lightweight, making them ideal for use in aircraft and spacecraft construction. Aluminum extrusions are also resistant to corrosion, meaning they will not degrade over time like other materials.
  • Aluminum is an excellent conductor of heat, making it ideal for heat-sensitive applications such as electronics cooling.
  • Aluminum extrusions are corrosion resistant and have a longer lifespan, making them a cost-effective solution for many applications.
  • Aluminum extrusions are sustainable and recyclable, making them a green choice for your next project.
  • Extruded aluminum is also easy to machine and fabricate, making it a versatile material used in different industries.
  • They don’t produce emissions or pollutants when manufactured, so you can ensure your aluminum extrusions are safe for the people and the environment.

Additional Capabilities You Can Trust 

In addition to being experts in aluminum aerospace extrusions, we offer a variety of other capabilities that you can trust. We have established and trusted partnerships with some of the finest in the business, allowing us to secure custom designs that match your specific demands and expectations, from design to final product.

Our clients rely on us for a wide range of managed processing services because we collaborate with skilled manufacturers to provide solutions for further processing services, including:

  • Heat treatment
  • Machining
  • Materials testing
  • Precision grinding
  • Saw cutting
  • Searing
  • Trepanning
  • Waterjet cutting

We also offer value-added services such as cut-to-size optimization, just-in-time delivery, and value pricing. We also provide demand & forecast integration and risk mitigation services. Our stocking programs ensure that you always have the right parts on hand. With almost 30 years of experience, we have the knowledge and resources to support your most complex projects.

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Your Go-To Source For High-Grade Aircraft Aluminum Extrusions 

New Source Corporation is your one-stop shop for all your aircraft aluminum needs. We offer a wide variety of aircraft aluminum extrusions, including both standard and custom shapes.

We also offer various value-added services, such as cut-to-size optimization and stocking programs to save you time and hassle. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you with your next project.

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  • AS9120 Certification

  • ISO 9001:2015 Certification

  • Defense Logistics Qualified Supplier (QSLD)

  • 2019 Boeing Performance Excellence Award

  • Thomas Verified Supplier

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We're the aluminum aerospace experts.

There are many reasons to choose New Source Corporation as your supplier for aluminum aerospace extrusions.

  • We have over 30 years of experience in the aluminum extrusion industry, and our team is passionate about providing our customers with the highest quality products and services.
  • We offer a wide range of aluminum alloys so that you can find the perfect material for your specific project.
  • We offer competitive pricing without compromising on quality or service.
  • We are committed to providing exceptional customer service and will work with you to ensure that your aluminum extrusion project is a success.

Contact us today to learn more about our aluminum extrusion capabilities or to request a quote. We look forward to working with you!

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