FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Q. What is the minimum purchase?
A. 1,000 min, 2,000 pounds for custom shapes.
Q. What if the alloy I need isn’t listed?
A. Our technical engineering/metallurgical team will be happy to review any alloy and confirm if Chicago Extruded Metals can produce it.
Q. What are your shipping tolerances?
A. Shipping tolerances per release and size above
1,000 pounds (-10% / +40%)
2,000 pounds (+/- 20%)
3,000 pounds or more (+/- 10%)
Q. What are your shipping possibilities?
A. Crate/box, bundle, top hat, and customer provided bin.
Q. Can you make custom shapes?
A. Yes. We have an in-house machine shop to create custom dies to your specifications.