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Chicago Custom Aluminum Extrusions, anodizing, fabrication
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Aluminum Extrusions

 

We represent your ultimate one-stop solution for value-added aluminum extrusions.  Within our 250,000 square foot facility we are able to provide single-source extrusion, fabrication, anodizing and assembly.   That means fewer steps for you to manage, greater cost controls through reduced inventories, quality improvement through our extensive product knowledge and overall lead-time reduction through our lean manufacturing principles. We are able to deliver a product that is ready to enter your primary production stream.

MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES

  • Extrude Aluminum
    • Extrusion Presses:
      • 880 ton — 4.5″ (113mm) diameter
      • 1800 ton — 7.0″ (178mm) diameter
      • 2200 ton — 8.0″ (203mm) diameter
    • Extrudable Weight:
      • 0.040 lbs/ft up to 5.0 lbs/ft
    • Tempers:
      • F / T1 /T4 / T5 / T6 / T61
    • Profiles Extruded:
      • Solids / Semi-Hollows / Hollows
  • Fabrication
    • Precision cutting, miter-cutting, V-notching
    • Punching (150 ton presses with 126″ beds)
    • CNC machining centers (long-bed, high-speed, vertical, horizontal, tapping centers)
    • Drilling/Tapping/Countersink/Counterbore
    • Milling
    • Deburring
    • Bending/Forming
    • Automated robotic cell handling and machining applications
    • Hardware insertion (clinch studs & nuts, heli-coils, riveting)
    • Prototype production
    • Wire EDM machine
  • Tooling
    • In-house tool & die services
  • Anodizing
    • We’re able to anodize any size component up to 150 inches, from the smallest cut-length piece to long, linear extrusions. Our two-step process incorporates sulfuric anodizing with inorganic and electrolytic color methods to provide the traditional range of attractive, durable colors. All colors currently offered are Aluminum are light and weather-fast, and will outperform any organic coating in the market.
  • Part Specifications
    • Maximum width of 30″
    • Maximum height of 48″
    • Maximum length of 150″

MATERIALS

  • 6063, 6463A, 6005A, 6061

MARKETS SERVED

  • Transportation – Automobiles, trailers & semis, light vehicle trucks & SUV’s, truck & buses, rail cars and recreation vehicles
  • Building & Construction – Windows, doors, railings & support systems, hearing & ventilation, equipment used in building & construction markets & manufactured housing
  • Machinery & Equipment – agricultural & mining machinery, process industries equipment, service equipment & supplies, ladders & scaffolds, professional & scientific equipment, office copiers and instrumentation devices
  • Electronics – heat sinks, housings, lighting applications, power transmission & communications
  • Medical Equipment – healthcare devices, hospital beds, diagnostic equipment, x-ray & lab equipment
  • Office Furniture – desks & tables, files, interior wall systems & displays.

Aluminum Extrusions Sample Parts Gallery

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Gorham Inc. works with small, medium & large manufacturing & distribution companies that primarily reside Wisconsin & Illinois. The major metro markets that we visit daily are located in Milwaukee, Madison, Wausau, Sheboygan, Waukesha, Oshkosh, Kenosha, Racine, Chicago, Rockford, Aurora, Moline, Joliet, Elk Grove Village, Addison & Peoria. The primary manufacturing processes that we represent are: Aluminum extrusions, castings, injection molding, metal stampings, powdered metal, precision machining and specialty cold heading. The hardware products we represent are bearings, knobs and seals. Please visit our Request for Quote page for a no obligation quote.