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Measuring at 1″ with a 3.2mm wall, this bar is perfect for a variety of applications. Whether you’re building industrial equipment or creating artistic sculptures, this aluminium bar is sure to get the job done. And the best part? It’s corrosion-resistant, so you can rest easy knowing your project will last for years to come. Plus, with the option to paint it any colour you like, you can customize it to fit your specific needs. Switch up your project materials and try T Section Aluminium Bar today!
T Section Aluminium Bar by Speciality Metals is a versatile product that finds multiple applications in various industries. It is popularly used in construction and manufacturing as a structural component due to its robustness and durability. The 1″ x 1/8″ (3.2mm) Wall dimensions of the T Section Aluminium Bar make it ideal for projects that require a thick and sturdy metal profile. Moreover, the ability to paint this product is an added advantage, enabling customers to customise the appearance of their projects. However, what sets T Section Aluminium Bar apart is its resistance to corrosion. Due to its natural properties, this product exhibits excellent resistance to rusting, making it highly suitable for use in outdoor structures or in environments with high humidity.
Overall, T Section Aluminium Bar by Speciality Metals is a reliable and effective choice for applications that require a strong, long-lasting, and corrosion-resistant material.
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To cut a 1″ x 1/8″ T section aluminium bar, you can follow these steps:
Using a measuring tape and a pencil or marker, mark the desired cutting point on the aluminium bar where it will be cut.
A vice must be securely clamped to the aluminium bar in order to ensure that the marked cutting line is aligned with the edge of the vise. It is very important to make sure that the bar is firmly held in place.
Using a hacksaw or miter saw with a fine-toothed metal-cutting blade, cut along the marked line using a hacksaw or miter saw. Make sure that the blade is securely attached and aligned before using the tool.
As you are cutting, make sure that you apply steady and even pressure to the blade, letting the blade do the work for you. The teeth of the saw should gradually cut through the aluminium bar as it cuts through it.
In order to reduce friction and extend the life of the saw blade, you should use a cutting lubricant or a few drops of oil on the cutting area before cutting.
If you follow the marked line carefully, you will be able to cut until you reach the desired length.
As soon as the cut is complete, remove the aluminium bar from the vise and inspect the cut edge for burrs or sharp edges that may have formed during the cutting process.
Use a metal file or sandpaper to smooth out any burrs or rough edges on the surface of the wood.
Last but not least, make sure the cut surface is cleaned with a cloth or brush to remove any metal shavings or debris that may be present.
To bend a 1″ x 1/8″ T section aluminium bar, you can follow these steps:
The aluminium bar should be measured and marked at the desired bending point.
Clamp the aluminium bar securely into a vice, making sure that the marked bending line coincides with the edge of the vise when it is clamped.
If possible, use a heat gun or a propane torch to apply heat along the marked bending line if possible. To avoid overheating of the aluminium in any one area, it is best to move the heat source back and forth while heating the aluminium evenly.
In order to bend the aluminium bar to the desired angle, heat the aluminium until it becomes pliable, then, using a bending tool, such as a bending brake or a vice with appropriate jaws, gradually bend the bar to the desired angle. When bending, make sure that you apply a steady and even amount of pressure.
It is possible to bend the aluminium bar without the use of heat if you do not have access to a heat source, but it may require more force and can be a more difficult process.
If necessary, you will be able to further shape or adjust the bend using a wooden block or mallet while the aluminium is still warm by using a wooden block or mallet.
It is important to allow the aluminium to cool down and harden in the bent position after it has been bent. When you use a bucket of water or a wet cloth to cool the area, you will be able to speed up the cooling process.
When the aluminium has cooled, check the bend to see if it meets your desired angle and shape after it has cooled.
It is possible to use a file or sandpaper to smooth out any sharp edges or burrs that may have formed during the bending process if necessary.
Check out our blog illustrating how to install and maintain aluminium T section. It will prove a useful read to help you to make an informed decision on which material would work best for you.
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