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The Hydro Design Manual is the best resource in the industry for anyone wishing to use aluminum.

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Aluminum extrusion design manual

You can get the updated fifth edition of the aluminum extrusion manual on-line in nine languages, or through the electronic app in Apple’s app store or on Google Play for tablets and telephones. The electronic version is accessible in:

  • Danish
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We offer technical and application development support from all our manufacturing plants. We also have specialized engineering teams at R&D centers in the United States, Denmark, France, Germany, Norway, and Sweden.

Technical information about aluminum

Initially published in 1980, Hydro’s Design Manual is for customers, architects, designers, engineers and students who are eager to learn more about aluminum and aluminum extrusions. The manual includes photographs, illustrations, tables and technical information.

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