Frequently asked Questions
What is the minimum order for an aluminum profile?
The FORTE-aluminum plant is a large wholesale enterprise, so the minimum order is 300 kg of aluminum profile of one position.
Terms and algorithm of cooperation:
- Signing a contract for the supply of a profile;
- Registration of the application;
- 70% prepayment according to the invoice;
- Depending on the volume of the order and the workload, the profile is made 2-3 weeks;
- The shipment after receipt of the remaining 30% of the payment for the products to the account.
Algorithm for ordering aluminum profiles according to customer's drawing:
- The development of the design by the designers of the enterprise according to the sketch or sample of the customer;
- Final agreement of the drawing with the customer;
- Signing of the contract for the manufacture and operation of the matrix for profile extrusion;
- Invoicing and receiving an advance payment of 100%;
- Tool manufacturing (within 30 days).
The customer pays for the matrix once, the subsequent costs of repair, adjustment and storage of the tool are taken by the enterprise.
Do you deliver finished products?
It is possible as a self-delivery from a warehouse, and delivery by our transport.
What is the theoretical weight of the profile?
Theoretical weight is the weight of the profile without considering the application of protective and powder coating.
What is the practical weight of the profile?
Practical weight is the weight of the profile, taking into account the application of protective and powder coating (theoretical weight + percentage for painting).
In which unit of measure do you sell the aluminum profile?
Our factory sells an aluminum profile in kilograms.
How to calculate the price of 1 meter of linear aluminum profile?
It is necessary to increase the practical weight of 1 meter of running aluminum profile by the price of the profile per kilogram.
How to calculate the number of meters of linear aluminum profile in a certain amount of kilograms?
It is necessary to divide the quantity of kilograms of interest into the practical weight of one meter of running aluminum profile.
What is anodizing (electroplating)? What are the colors of anodized coatings?
Anodic oxidation is the process of creating an oxide film on the surface of an aluminum profile by anodic polarization in a conducting medium. Anodized aluminum profile has several advantages, but the most important of them is that it is not corroded.
In what size can the finished aluminum profile be cut?
At the request of the customer, the aluminum profile can be cut into any desired size up to 7 meters.
What is extrusion?
Aluminum extrusion is a complex, technologically, process that involves extruding aluminum from a closed cavity through an opening in the die that corresponds to the section of the extruded profile.
What is a matrix (spinneret, snap)?
Tool for pressing (extrusion) of metal, which is intended for use in the production of aluminum profiles. The matrix is not an independent tool of production, it is considered as a removable part of the press equipment, which varies depending on the desired profile geometry. Directly the matrix is a steel disk with holes, size and shape, designed to extrude (profile) the profile of the desired shape.
Is it possible at your enterprise to order and place an exclusive matrix according to the customer's drawings?
Yes, you can. The aluminum profiles factory accepts orders and places on an exclusive storage matrix exclusive matrices.
What is the cost of the matrix?
The cost of the matrix depends on the complexity category of the aluminum profile, as well as on some characteristics (closed or open profile, the number of outputs of the profile from the matrix).
- Category A – standard profiles.
- Category B – medium-complexity profiles and standard profiles with a wall thickness of less than 1.5 mm.
- Category C – profiles of increased complexity, profiles of medium complexity with a wall thickness of less than 1 mm.
Estimated price ranges from $ 650 to $ 3,500.
Can I use matrices from other presses in your company?
Due to the specific features of the aluminum extrusion process, the matrix is applicable only for a particular enterprise, press, profile, and can not be used in another production.
Which aluminum alloy do you use?
We use the aluminum alloy AD31T1. This is due to the fact that the most widespread in the world construction practice were alloys of aluminum with magnesium (which increases the strength of the alloy) and silicon (which increases the casting properties of aluminum). In our building codes, this alloy corresponds to the brands AD31T and AD31T1. They are used to create systems of aluminum profiles for the production of windows, doors and other structures. Uses aluminum alloy AD31T1. This is due to the fact that the most widespread in the world construction practice were alloys of aluminum with magnesium (which increases the strength of the alloy) and silicon (which increases the casting properties of aluminum). In our building codes, this alloy corresponds to the brands AD31T and AD31T1. They are used to create systems of aluminum profiles for the production of windows, doors and other structures.
What is an aging camera?
The artificial aging chamber is an oven in which containers with an aluminum profile are placed to acquire the maximum strength properties of the profile. The aluminum profile is located in the aging furnace for 6-12 hours.