In General, the factory turns aluminum billets into colored profiles used mainly in the fabrication area in Nigeria. The industrial process is being done through an aluminum extrusion line and a passivation and painting line owned by the Company.
In addition to the machinery, the Company’s unique knowledge and experience make the significant added value to the Company’s assets and products.
The aluminum extrusion process
The extrusion process begins with heating an aluminum billet weighing up to 48kg to a temperature of approximately 5000C. Whilst still in a hot malleable state the billet is placed in a steel container and pushed through a steel die by means of a hydraulic ram capable of exerting over 1,600 tonnes of pressure. The billet is forced through the die, emerging as Aluminum extrusions.