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Aluminum Channels

The Channels are identified by:
DEPTH (inches) × WEIGHT PER UNIT LENGTH (pound force per foot)
For Example: 12 × 11.822 is an I-Beam 12 inches deep and weighing 11.822 lbs/ft.
Check all the channels you would like to see properties for and then click GET.

12 × ___ 10 × ___ 9 × ___ 8 × ___ 7 × ___
12 × 11.822 10 × 8.36 9 × 6.97 8 × 5.789 7 × 4.715
12 × 8.274 10 × 6.136 9 × 4.983 8 × 4.147 7 × 3.205

6 × ___ 5 × ___ 4 × ___ 3 × ___ 2 × ___
6 × 4.03 5 × 3.089 4 × 2.331 3 × 1.597 2 × 1.071
6 × 2.834 5 × 2.212 4 × 1.738 3 × 1.135 2 × 0.577

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Essentials of Manufacturing

Information, coverage of important developments and expert commentary in manufacturing.

Mechanical Engineers Outlook

Guide for those interested in becoming a mechanical engineer. Includes qualifications, pay, and job duties.

Metal 3D Printing Design Guide

Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) 3D printing for parts with reduced cost and little waste.

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Optimize your designs, reduce machining time, and lower your costs.