Expanding the Horizon: Versatile Applications of Aluminium Angles in Various Sizes

Aluminium Angle Bar 38.1mm x 38.1mm x 3.175mm Image

Angles made from aluminium are great for both professional and DIY projects, thanks to their strength, lightweight, and corrosion-resistance. From intricate crafts to robust construction, aluminium angles are a versatile choice.

We offer aluminium angles in different sizes, each suited to specific purposes, at Speciality Metals. Aluminum’s lightweight nature makes it a great choice for projects where weight is an issue, and its strength ensures durability. Also, it’s corrosion-resistant, so you can use it indoors and out.

The purpose of this article is to showcase the numerous applications of different sizes of aluminium angles available at Speciality Metals, showing how each dimension can be used optimally in different projects.

Let’s go…

Uses for 19.05mm x 3.175mm Aluminium Angles

Our 19.05mm x 3.175mm aluminium angles are particularly well-suited for projects where precision and finesse are key. Their small size and lightweight make them perfect for:

  • Lightweight Framing: As a result, the frame is ideal for creating frames for small structures, such as photo frames and miniature models, where larger angles would be difficult to achieve.
  • Decorative Trims: With these angles, furniture, artworks, and interior decor can be given an aesthetic touch, providing a sleek, metallic finish that adds a touch of luxury to the overall look.
Aluminium Angle Bar 19.05mm x 19.05mm x 3.175mm Image
Aluminium Angle Bar 19.05mm x 19.05mm x 3.175mm Image
  • Intricate Support Structures: A sturdy, yet inconspicuous support is provided by these aluminium angles when used for model making or detailed repair work.
  • Edge Guards and Protective Corners: Ensure that furniture, cabinetry, or other delicate items are protected from sharp edges and corners. Their small size makes them discreet while protecting from wear and tear.

Applications of 31.75mm x 3.175mm Aluminium Angles

The slightly larger 31.75mm x 3.175mm aluminium angles are versatile for medium-duty applications, including:

  • Medium-Duty Framing: A construction frame can be constructed with these angles in case you are working on a construction project, building a small house, or even building a garden structure.
  • Shelving, Racks, and Brackets: This is an ideal product for building sturdy shelving units, racks, and brackets for both home and commercial spaces, as it will provide you with reliable support and durability.
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Aluminium Angle Bar 31.75mm x 31.75mm x 3.175mm Image
  • Support Frames for Solar Panels and Outdoor Structures: Their resilience against weather elements makes them a great choice for outdoor applications, such as supporting solar panels or forming the framework of greenhouses and garden structures.

With the different sizes of aluminium angles, you can use them for a variety of projects, bringing creativity and functionality seamlessly together.

38.1mm x 3.175mm Aluminium Angles and Their Uses

The 38.1mm x 3.175mm aluminium angles offer a perfect balance of strength and versatility, making them a popular choice for both indoor and outdoor applications. Their robustness and moderate size make them suitable for a wide range of projects:

  • Fencing and Gate Frames: Aluminum angles provide the required strength to construct durable, aesthetically pleasing fences and gates, capable of withstanding various weather conditions without rusting or corroding.
  • Construction of Workbenches and Garden Structures: The strength and stability of aluminium make it ideal for the construction of stable and sturdy workbenches in workshops as well as frames for garden structures like gazebos and trellises.
  • Greenhouse Edging: As a result of their durability and weather resistance, these angles are ideal for framing and edging greenhouses, contributing to the structure’s overall integrity and longevity.
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Aluminium Angle Bar 38.1mm x 38.1mm x 3.175mm Image
  • Protective Edges in Industrial Settings: These angles can be used in industrial environments to reinforce and protect machinery and work areas, preventing wear and improving safety.
  • Vehicle Modifications: The strength and resilience of these materials make them suitable for various automotive modifications, offering structural integrity and support.

The Utility of 1-1/2" x 1/8" Aluminium Angles

For projects that require more substantial support and durability, 1-1/2″ x 1/8″ aluminium angles are a great choice. Due to their larger size and strength, they are suitable for heavy-duty applications:

  • Heavy-Duty Frames in Construction and Manufacturing: In construction and manufacturing, these angles provide the necessary support for heavy materials and high-stress environments.

  • Framework for Solar Energy Systems: For constructing durable and lightweight solar panel frames, aluminium angles are ideal. For renewable energy projects, their resilience to weather elements ensures long-term stability and reliability.
  • Outdoor Furniture and Playgrounds: With their strength and corrosion resistance, these angles are ideal for building outdoor furniture and playground structures.
  • Custom Automotive Frameworks: These angles provide a lightweight, strong, and stylish option for custom frameworks in vehicle modifications, enhancing both performance and appearance.
  • Large-Scale Art Installations: These aluminum angles offer artists and designers a robust medium to create large-scale installations, combining structural integrity with creative freedom.

Exploring 50.08mm x 3.175mm Aluminium Angles for Bigger Projects

When the project scale increases, requiring enhanced strength and support, the 50.08mm x 3.175mm aluminium angles come into play. These substantial angles are tailored for large-scale applications where structural integrity is non-negotiable:

  • Bridge Construction and Heavy Infrastructure: In bridge construction and other heavy infrastructure projects, where they contribute to overall stability and load capacity, their robust nature makes them an excellent choice.
  • Support for Heavy Machinery and Equipment: These angles are perfect for creating bases and frames that support heavy machinery, ensuring safety and stability.
  • Large Architectural Features: Aluminium’s strength and size make it ideal for building architectural features like canopies and large frames, especially in modern buildings.
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Aluminium Angle Bar 50.8mm x 50.8mm x 3.175mm Image
  • Marine Applications: Marine applications benefit from aluminium’s corrosion resistance. In boat building and dock construction, these angles offer durability against harsh marine environments.
  • High-Stress Structural Applications: These angles provide structural support and resilience for structures subject to high loads, such as warehouse shelving or large gates.

Speciality Metals offers a wide selection of aluminium angles for a variety of applications, from delicate decorative purposes to foundational structural applications. There are advantages to each size, from the slender to the robust, tailored to specific project needs. By understanding these nuances, you can select the best aluminium angle for your project, ensuring optimal performance, aesthetic alignment, and structural integrity.

Explore the possibilities of these versatile materials in your upcoming projects. Whether you are building intricate models or undertaking large-scale industrial installations, our aluminium angles will exceed your expectations. Choosing the right material not only determines the success of your project today, but also its durability and efficiency for years to come.

As always, thank you for checking out our blog. We hope that this helps you with your project. 

Please also check out the other articles in our helpful guide series. We have written about aluminium sheeting and checker plate recently to name but two of our articles.

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