Aluminium encyclopaedia

Weber’s ‘Aluminium Pocket Encyclopaedia’ contains the most important technical terms used in the aluminium industry and provides interesting information about aluminium, from A for Alloys through to Z for Zeppelin. It is intended to provide an introduction to the metal.

Impact extrusion

The manufacture of mostly small hollow bodies, like tubes or aerosol cans, from aluminium by means of a high punch pressure that causes the metal to flow.