Webinar: Leveraging Aluminum’s Attributes for Effective Extruded Solutions – On Demand

This webcast was originally broadcast on Thursday November, 3 2016

This one-hour webinar will review the attributes of aluminum and the extrusion process, and illustrate how they can be leveraged for effective design solutions. It will focus on the three design variables – alloys, part geometry, and fabrication – that make aluminum extrusions a problem solver for product designers and engineers.

What the registrant will learn:

  • How key material and process attributes can yield creative product solutions
  • Key design variables
  • Alloy selection and trade-offs
  • Part geometry and tolerancing
  • The potential in creative fabrication
  • “Real-life” economics of extrusion-based solutions
  • Available resources for additional learning


jason-weberJason Weber, Director of Business Development Emerging Markets, Sapa Extrusion North America 
With over 20 years of experience in the aluminum extrusion industry Weber and his team are responsible for increasing extruded aluminum content, promoting Sapa’s brand, and developing local and global product strategies within the Energy and Industrial Product segments. Weber is a member of the Aluminum Extruders Council with a seat on the AEC’s Board of Directors. He is also leader of the AEC Solar, Electrical, Emerging Markets, Defend (SEED) Team, whose task it is to identify end uses that have growth potential for aluminum extrusions and develop industry messages and platforms to promote the use of extrusions.


LiLisa-Eitel-robotic-tipssa Eitel, Moderator, Design World
Lisa (Elisabeth) Eitel is a Senior Editor at Design World magazine. She has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Fenn College (now Washkewicz College) at Cleveland State University and 14 years of experience as a technical writer. Her areas of focus include motors, drives, motion control, power transmission, linear motion, and sensing and feedback technologies. She is a judge for the FIRST Robotics Buckeye Regional competitions, an inductee of Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society, and a member of the Society of Women Engineers. Besides her contributions to Design World, Elisabeth also writes and edits articles for motioncontroltips.com and linearmotiontips.com. Follow her on Twitter at @DW_LisaEitel.

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