BY : G Ryma
Most patio furniture are built with aluminum frames. The frames are extruded aluminum tubes in different shape and sizes reinforced with internal supporting walls creating very solid and structurally tough, resilient frames to last.
Most hollow aluminum tubes go through a process called extrusion. Very simply, this means that a piece of metal is forced through a machine that shapes it into a hollow, round or square shape.
There are several things to consider when looking for a good quality extruded aluminum.
Extruded aluminum Patio furniture.
Extrusion is a method of shaping material, such as aluminum, by forcing it to flow through a shaped opening in a die. Shaped material emerges as a long piece - tube or other shape consisted with the profile of a die.
Characteristics of an Extruded aluminum is its uniformed smooth perfect looking surface and can be produced in very complex and precise shape. It can be cut, welded, bend and processed for further production.
Benefits of extruded aluminum used in patio furniture: