Materials & Coatings



White Paper: Aluminum Extrusions for Solar Support Structures

Monday, March 1, 2010
Extrusion Americas, Linthicum, MD, a unit of Nor’s Norsk Hydro, has issued a white paper examining the role of aluminum extrusions as support structures in concentrated solar-power fields. Titled “Seeing the Light: The Use of Aluminum Support Structures in Concentrated Solar Power Energy Generating Facilities,” the paper discusses the machinability of the extrusions, to provide optimum strength-to-weight ratios, and the recyclability of the materials. Download the white paper at


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