Aluminium Properties
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Consumption of aluminium globally has been increasing in various industrial applications due to its main characteristics which are as follows:

  • light weight.
  • corrosion-resistant, when painted.
  • ability to accommodate a variety of surface finishes and durability.
  • ease of machining into desired shapes.
  • To meet these challenges, BALEXCO has invested in state-of-the-art manufacturing technology which has been fully integrated into a modern plant.

BALEXCO’s integrated manufacturing facilities are located at Sitra Industrial Area, Bahrain and include:

  • 12,000 tonnes per annum remelting and casting plant from Hertwich Engineering, Austria.
  • Four extrusion presses of 2000t (Shloeman), 1600t (Clecim), 2800t GIA Clecim (SMS) tons force with billet diameters of 7, 8 , 9 and 8 inches
  • 6,000 tonnes per annum powder coating line supplied by Interproject Corporation USA.
  • 6,000 tonnes per annum anodizing line.

Production is fully automated with modern process control systems.
Most of the equipments are driven by PLCs system mainly supplied by Allen Bradley.