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UK STOCK - 24 HOUR DELIVERY

UK STOCK - 24 HOUR DELIVERY

As lead times extend from all of the European mills, we at alimex are increasing our stocks levels within the UK to meet growing demands, ensuring that both existing and new customers benefit from the quick lead times they have become accustomed to.

We pride ourselves on supplying your cut pieces of aluminium tooling plate and sawn cast block in 24 hours from receipt of order.

MATERIAL OF THE MONTH: ALUMINIUM

MATERIAL OF THE MONTH: ALUMINIUM

From aircrafts and skyscrapers to smartphones and packaging, aluminium is one of the most versatile materials used today. alimex are proud to be working with this young material supporting industry and universities to maximise the innovative possibilities of aluminium alloys.

Alimex are pleased to announce their membership to ALFED

Alimex are pleased to announce their membership to ALFED

The Aluminium Federation (ALFED) is the trade association that represents the interests of the whole of the UK aluminium industry. ALFED has more than 70 member companies drawn from every sector of the UK aluminium industry, from primary production and secondary refining through to fabrication, finishing, distribution, stockholding and recycling. Members also include companies supplying the aluminium sector, and those manufacturing in aluminium.

alimex announce launch of 7000 series aluminium

alimex announce launch of 7000 series aluminium

An exciting new high strength 7000 series aluminum alloy from alimex is now available. ACP7 is produced in either:

Surface machined precision plates - ACP7

Sawn finish plates or blocks - ACP7R

Why 7000 Series?

Machining Guidelines for alimex cast Aluminium Plate

Machining Guidelines for alimex cast Aluminium Plate

Traditional machining operations, such as turning, milling, and drilling can be easily performed on alimex cast aluminium plates and blocks, with optimum machining being achieved on machines designed for high speed operation.

However careful consideration should be given to the specific properties of the aluminium to be machined:

Why clients recommend alimex

Why clients recommend alimex

Part of the alimex ethos is to constantly strive to be the best in terms of product, service and customer experience.

Continuous innovation, over 40 years of experience in aluminium production and processing combined with our commitment to quality have helped to maintain our position as a leading provider of high precision quality aluminium cast tooling plate, blocks and cuts.

However what we think is less important than what our clients think, and we are delighted to have clients that are pleased to recommend us.

Alimex – Leaders in CNC

Alimex – Leaders in CNC

Whether you require high quality rough or finished machined aluminium components or assemblies, then alimex are here to help.

We set the bar very high with industry leading technology, facilities and quality control processes.

Rough machining

Stock Material Removal

We have the capability to remove stock material, resulting in further cost reductions by recycling waste to manufacture the next raw billet of aluminium.

CNC Machining - Why alimex?

CNC Machining - Why alimex?

alimex consistently delivers flexible, quality precision CNC machining solutions and, by continuing to innovate and enhance our machining capabilities, we continue to meet the high standards demanded by modern markets.

Equipment & Facilities

alimex Cast Aluminium vs. Rolled Aluminium

alimex Cast Aluminium vs. Rolled Aluminium

Aluminium is increasingly becoming the material of choice across a variety of fields previously dominated by steel.
In addition the current trend is also seeing a move away from aluminium rolled plate towards aluminium cast plates.
The manufacture of alimex cast plates, a process which our founder Helmut Geller developed back in 1984, has today become the global standard across multiple industries & applications, including:

3D Printing for Design and Manufacturing Optimisation

3D Printing for Design and Manufacturing Optimisation

In order to maintain our position as leaders in the aluminium industry, alimex is continually investing in cutting edge technologies and facilities.

An example of this is a recent investment in our own 3D printing equipment, as a result of having this in-house we are now able to provide our clients with a fast, efficient turn-around on prototype 3D printing.

This was driven by a client who approached alimex for support with the development of a new aluminium vacuum chamber. Specifically they were in need of guidance in order to ensure production costs were viable.