Scientific support, fast
We can offer you faster and better application development support than you can receive anywhere else in the aluminum extrusion industry.
Aluminum design expertise
Whether you need to transform an existing steel part into high-quality aluminum, or start fresh from the drawing board, Hydro has the knowledge and design expertise to create cost-reducing, corrosion-resistant, sustainable, lightweight products.
As a customer, you have access to the knowledge of our team of metallurgists, chemists, metallographers, physicists, designers, mechanical engineers and technicians – all specialists in aluminum.
Our team of application engineers will work with you to identify the best solution available.
"Design and material properties are key elements in determining the crashworthiness of a vehicle," says Jan Strid, Hydro Technology
Research and development
Hydro Technology is Hydro’s internal research and development resource. It stimulates and takes an active part in business development and technical development of products and processes throughout the group, covering:
- Improvement of existing products and processes
- Technical service and trouble shooting
- Enabling technologies, innovation and intellectual property
Hydro offers you a one-stop shop for the prototyping of extruded products. By combining our expert design guidance with prototyping capabilities, we can shorten your development cycle and improve your product design process with an aluminum prototype.
Hydro offers research and analysis capabilities. We apply advanced computer simulations to discover the best design option, which reduces costs and lead times in the development process.