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Automotive Aluminum Extrusions2024-02-20T02:37:56+00:00

Automotive Aluminum Extrusions

FONNOV ALUMINIUM produces custom aluminum extrusions for vehicles, electric vehicles and hydrogen fuel vehicles.

The width of large aluminum extrusions can be upto 750mm for vehicles.

FONNOV produces automotive aluminum extrusions with alloy 6063, 6061, 6060, 6082, 6005, 6005A, 7075, etc.

Automotive aluminum extrusions are widely used in battery trays, crash management, frames, beams, trims, roof header, etc.

FONNOV provides machining and assembly service for automotive aluminum extrusions used in cars and vehicles.

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Contact our consultants for more automotive aluminum extrusions.

Your Single Source Supplier of Automotive Aluminum Projects

Automotive Aluminum Extrusion Sizes

We can produce large aluminum extrusions that used in cars and vehicles, electric vehicles and hydrogen fuel vehicles.

Automotive Aluminum Extrusion Alloys

We produce custom aluminum extrusion for cars and vehicles with alloy 6005T6, 6005A-T6, 6063T6, 6060T6, 6061T6, 6082T6, 7075T6, etc.

CNC Machining & Fabrication Service For Automotive Aluminum Extrusion Profiles

Services including precision cutting to length, hole-punching, CNC milling, bending, welding, laser cutting, deburring, counter sinking, assembly, laser etching, etc.

Aluminum Sheet Machining & Fabrication For Automotive Project

We machine and fabricate aluminum sheets for automotive aluminum project.

Secondary Surface Finish

Secondary finishing is available for aluminum components in automotive aluminum project, inlcuding powder coating, anodizing and painting.

Supply Custom Aluminum Extrusions

For Cars And Vehicles

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We produce and offer extruded aluminum and aluminum components with light weight and high strength for cars and vehicles.

The automotive aluminum extrusions can be used in electric vehicle battery trays, bumper beams, crash cans, car beams, subframes, running boards, tailgates, roof racks, bed extenders, cargo bars, frames, etc. Aluminum extrusions and aluminum components play an important part in the whole production process of vehicles.

Aluminum is considered as one of the most cost effective materials for lightweight and high-strength automotive applications. The aluminum extrusions and aluminum sheets are widely used in automotive industry, they lead to both light weight and exceptional torsional rigidity for cars and vehicles. Aluminum alloys 6063, 6061 and 6082 are commonly used for automotive structures, and aluminum 7075 is used in aluminum parts requiring a higher strength.

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Professional Automotive Aluminum Extrusion Manufacturer


FONNOV produces and controls automotive aluminum extrusion quality in strict accordance with National Standards GB/T6892 and GB/T3191. Our customers are all over the world, and we are quite familiar with both American Standard ASTM B221 and European Union Standard EN755 of extruded aluminum products. The rich experience helps us know how to meet the strict quality requirements.

We use aluminum billets that strictly in line with national standards to complete the extrusion.

You Best Choice of Automotive Aluminum Extrusion Manufacturer

Do you need custom aluminum extrusions for your new vehicle project? Or, you want to develop more vendor options for your vehicle aluminum parts?

Search no more. FONNOV ALUMINIUM is the right vehicle aluminum extrusion manufacturer for this task.

  • Experience

FONNOV is working with some famous vehicle and electric vehicle brands. Our manufacturing workers have built up rich, deep experience from many previous vehicle aluminum projects, so they know what customers like on vehicle and electric vehicle aluminum and how to meet customers’ quality requests.

  • Strict Quality Test

FONNOV is strict on qualify of automotive aluminum extrusions and vehicle aluminum parts. Providing high-quality vehicle aluminum extrusion and aluminum part is what we should do for our customers. We provide Quality Test Report for each delivery.

Automotive Aluminum Extrusion Mechanical Properties

(Only List Aluminum Alloy 6005 6005A 6061 6063 6082 7075)

Alloy & Temper Wall Thickness (mm) Tensile Strength
Yield Strength
Elongation /%


Hardness HBW
6005-T6    6005A-T6 ≤5.00 (solid section) 270 225 90
>5.00-10.00 (solid section) 260 215 85
>10.00-25.00 (solid section) 250 200 8 85
6005-T6    6005A-T6 ≤5.00 (hollow section) 255 215 85
>5.00-15.00 (solid section) 250 200 8 85
6061-T6 ≤5.00 260 240 95
>5.00-25.00 260 240 10 95
6063-T6 ≤10.00 215 170 75
>10.00-25.00 195 160 8 75
6082-T6 ≤5.00 290 250 95
>5.00-25.00 310 260 10 95
7075-T6 ≤25.00 530 460 6 150
>25.00-60.00 540 470 6 150

✣The tested value is Min.

Vehicle And Electric Vehicle Aluminum Extrusion FAQ

Here are most of the questions related to automotive aluminum extrusion. We hope you will find the answer to your question. If not, please leave us a message.

What aluminum is suitable for manufacturing automotive aluminum extrusion?2023-10-10T07:44:29+00:00

The most suitable aluminum for manufacturing automotive aluminum extrusions is 6061T6. This alloy is special, having been solution heat treated, quenched, cooled, and aged. The aging is done artificially to ensure that the aluminum alloy presents precipitation hardening according to specifications.

Since this alloy is in the 6xxx series, it has one of the best corrosion resistance. It also has fair machinability, cementing its candidacy for automotive aluminum extrusion applications.

For the economics of a project, aluminum 6061T6 is relatively cost-effective. Most manufacturers prefer it because it presents good properties at an affordable price. Even if an alloy such as 7075T6 aluminum is stronger, you will find most users going for 6061T6 based on cost.

It is also worth noting that even though 6061T6 may require a skilled welder, joining it is not so challenging. Surface finishing and painting the aluminum alloy is simple too.

For these main reasons, aluminum alloy extrusions manufactured from aluminum 6061T6 are the most popular in the automotive industry.

What parts of a car are made using aluminum extrusions?2024-02-20T08:15:56+00:00

The use of aluminum extrusions in cars continues to increase worldwide. Many parts in a car are made out of aluminum extrusions, and there are several reasons for this choice. The most popular reason is that aluminum is lightweight, so it enhances fuel economy in the car.

Other reasons are the recyclability of aluminum and the simplicity of creating different geometries with the material. The parts of a car that are made using aluminum extrusions include chassis parts, body components, exterior trim components, and parts of the suspension system.

There are specific alloys that fit these applications, the most popular ones being 6xxx and 7xxx aluminum. These series feature the required strength for the different applications.

Here are specific parts of a car that are made using aluminum extrusions:

  • Engine cover
  • Tailgate frame
  • Seat backrest
  • Bumper beam
  • Fuel distribution pipe
  • Steering column
  • Engine mount
  • Dashboard beam
  • Seat track
  • Anti-intrusion beam

There are many more automotive extruded solutions. These extrusions are found in possibly every system in a car.

What parts in a truck use aluminum extrusions?2024-02-20T08:16:07+00:00

Using aluminum extrusions to build different parts of a truck presents many benefits. They include corrosion resistance, strength, and lightweight (fuel economy). Many parts of a truck are made from aluminum extrusions. A good example is the doors, which can be designed according to the customer’s specifications because aluminum allows for flexible design. Provided the doors are designed together with quality seals, dust and moisture will be kept off.

Truck roofs are also made from extruded aluminum. They work perfectly together with aluminum roof bows and wall panels to ensure that the product not only meets the customer’s size requirements but also prevents the entry of weather elements.

Truck frames are also made from aluminum extrusions. Customers have diverse requirements, and aluminum is capable of meeting most of these requirements. For instance, truck frames need to be lightweight. Alongside this is the requirement to be sturdy because the trucking industry is synonymous with extreme stress.


Other parts of the truck that use aluminum extrusions include:

  • Battery Tray
  • Thermal management components
  • Ramp
What are the benefits of using aluminum extrusion in a vehicle?2023-10-10T07:46:29+00:00

Aluminum extrusions present numerous benefits in a vehicle because they have numerous attractive qualities.

Lightweight – this is one characteristic that makes aluminum extrusions stand out from steel and other alternatives for vehicle extrusions. Due to its high strength-to-weight ratio, the material weighs a fraction of the other metals while offering good strength.

Strength – Even before being strengthened, aluminum extrusions for vehicles are strong. Fabricators of vehicle components can capitalize on this feature by varying the thickness, length, and profiles of the material. Not even falling of temperature can affect the strength of aluminum.

Sustainability – the fact that aluminum extrusions are recyclable and do not lose a significant level of original integrity is beneficial in vehicle manufacture.  When the vehicle becomes old, the aluminum extrusions can be repurposed into a new vehicle or something else.

Corrosion resistance – The corrosion resistance of aluminum extrusions is excellent, but it can also be enhanced through anodizing and other processes.

Non-magnetic – being non-magnetic, aluminum extrusions don’t interfere with vehicle electronics


For these and other features, aluminum extrusions offer numerous benefits in vehicle design. Lightweight is the most prominent because it means that the vehicle’s fuel economy is enhanced. The vehicle engine does not have a lot of weight to carry.

It also means that transport is more cost-effective because more passengers or goods can be carried.

What is the quality assurance from FONNOV ALUMINIUM for automotive aluminum extrusions?2023-10-10T07:39:48+00:00

The quality of automotive aluminum extrusions at FONNOV ALUMINIUM is assured. Our quality standards are strict and in line with industry standards.

Our quality levels are checked and maintained from the point of aluminum billets. The raw material (the aluminum billet) determines how good the automotive aluminum extrusions turn out to be. Before the billet is sent to the process, it must be subjected to quality inspection. First, the billet must be free of physical flaws such as cracks and cavities. The chemical components must also be as per the alloy specifications.

We also know the importance of ensuring the highest performance of the extrusion process. With so many parameters involved, we are always on our toes to ensure the product aligns with the customer’s requirements. We have advanced systems for monitoring process temperature, pressure, and feed rate, among other parameters. This helps us avoid variations that can impact the profile, surface finish, and thickness of an automotive aluminum extrusion.

We further ensure the highest quality of our automotive aluminum extrusions by using the best die designs. Superior die design is the reason FONNOV ALUMINIUM extrusions are devoid of shape issues and surface finish flaws.

Strictly adherent to national standards, FONNOV ALUMINIUM takes no chances regarding the quality of extrusions. With our mantra of “ALWAYS WORTH YOUR TRUST”, you have every reason to trust our automotive aluminum extrusions.

What are the advantages of buying automotive aluminum extrusion from FONNOV ALUMINIUM?2023-10-10T07:19:38+00:00

FONNOV ALUMINIUM manufactures aluminum extrusions that meet the stringent requirements of the automotive industry and present many advantages. Using the most effective and advanced manufacturing methods, we can satisfy any custom automotive aluminum extrusion orders at very affordable prices.

With a high strength-to-weight ratio and corrosion resistance, automotive aluminum extrusions from FONNOV ALUMINIUM are the best automotive applications. The flexibility of aluminum alloys gives us numerous design options. Aluminum extrusions are also highly durable, making them suitable for tough engineering environments. The malleability of the alloys also makes intricate designs possible.

Using the high quality aluminum alloy for the extrusions is among the most important manufacturing characteristics to consider. At FONNOV ALUMINIUM, we are very careful about standard aluminum alloys we use to build automotive aluminum extrusions. By working with us, you can be sure to get access to varied but quality alloys for extrusions including aluminum 6xxx and 7xxx series.

Here is a summary of the advantages of buying automotive aluminum extrusion from FONNOV ALUMINIUM:

  • Well-established extrusions manufacturing process
  • High quality aluminum alloys for extrusion
  • Strict quality test for each delivery
What are the trends of automotive aluminum extrusions?2023-10-10T07:30:23+00:00

The future of aluminum extrusions for the automotive industry looks very positive. Consumer trends point towards an increasing demand for fuel efficiency. This gives aluminum a head start because it is lightweight. Using aluminum extrusions minimizes the weight of the vehicle, thereby helping use less fuel.

Many governments are keen on enhancing fuel efficiency and reducing emissions in the automotive industry. The consequent policies and regulations give a boost to aluminum extrusions because the demand for lightweight extrusions increases.

Electric vehicles (EVs) are also becoming trendier by the day, and we are certain this will increase the demand for automotive aluminum extrusions. Batteries can bring a lot of weight, so the rest of the vehicle design must be as light as possible. Aluminum extrusions are the best option. As EVs become more common around the globe, expect a related increase in the demand for aluminum profiles. Automotive factories are also increasingly incorporating aluminum extrusions in their processes.

Currently, popular alloys for automotive aluminum extrusions include 7xxx series and 6xxx series. Prominently extruded auto components include the heatsink, EV battery tray, framework, and body.

Does bending weaken Aluminum?2023-05-04T04:12:28+00:00

Bending may or may not strengthen the aluminum alloy. In other cases, the reverse is true. Bending can also lead to the weakening of aluminum alloys. This is dependent on conditions to which the metal is exposed to. If they’re extreme, you can be certain the metal will be weakened.

On the flipside, the right conditions will make the aluminum stronger if exposed to bending. Therefore, the question of strengthening or weakening aluminum is subject to the environment you expose the metal to.

What is the max. width you can extrude?2023-12-05T03:13:45+00:00

The max. width that we can do depends on the exact profile shape. Please send us your CAD drawings for a brief check firstly.

The wider the cross-section, the larger the extrusion press is needed. Our largest capability is with width 750mm for some shapes. Many construction companies will be concerned about the maximum width that an aluminum extruder can do. For example, the width of the aluminum formwork usually needs to be at least 300mm.

In cooperation with top institutions in China, we offer and produce aluminum extrusions with a maximum section width of 1100mm. We are working with many famous transportation companies on large size aluminum extrusions.

Can you provide machining service for extrusion order?2023-05-04T04:13:17+00:00

We have an aluminum fabrication shop to provide CNC machining and fabrication service.
The material is not only aluminum extrusion products but also aluminum sheet panels. Please send us your CAD and 3D drawings for a quote.

Click Aluminum Machining / Fabrication to know more.

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Standard & Custom Aluminum Extrusions

  • Aluminum Rods (Round Bars)

  • Aluminum Flat Bars
  • Extruded Aluminum Angles

  • Extruded Aluminum Beams
  • Extruded Aluminum Channels
  • Extruded Aluminum Trims

Custom Aluminum Extrusions For General Industries

  • Aluminum Extrusions for Vessels and Boats

  • Aluminum Extrusions for Airport

  • 5083 Aluminum Extrusions

Automotive Aluminum Extrusion Manufacturer in CHINA

FONNOV ALUMINIUM is one of the leading trailer aluminum extrusion profile manufacturers and suppliers in China. We also provide value-added CNC machining, fabrication and assembly service for your vehicle aluminum, electric vehicle aluminum and hydrogen fuel vehicle aluminum.

Reach out to us now so we can help you in producing your ideal electric vehicle battery trays, vehicle beams, vehicle racks, etc.


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