Richardson Metals, Inc.

Value Added Services

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Value Added Services
Value Added Services

At Richardson Metals, Inc., our renowned custom aluminum extrusion services is also supported by a variety of machining and finishing services. Our 14,400 ft2 facility is geared for low to medium production runs, prototyping, and specialty production with various Aluminum alloys.

We offer complete in-house fabrication services that includes CNC Machining/Milling (3 Axis), Cutting, Deburring, Drilling, Grinding, Punching, Tapping, and Welding. We work with maximum diameters of up to 4.0" with a minimum wall thickness of 0.020" at + 0.001" tolerances dependent on part size. Our team is well-versed in working with Aluminum grades such as 6061 & 6063. For customers interested in additional surface finishing, we field several operations designed to achieve the best aesthetics for your project including anodizing, painting, silk screening, coating, and polishing.

As a member of the Aluminum Extrusions Council, we strive for quality, precision, and professionalism. Since 1980, we've built a reputable expertise in Aluminum work, and as a result of our philosophy, we've had the opportunity to work for industries such as Aerospace, Electronics, Medical, Firearms, and Telecommunications. To learn more about our value added services, please contact us or refer to the table below.

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Value Added Capabilities

General Capabilities
CNC Machining - Milling
Minor surface prep, to include hand buff & Time Saver

Finishing Services-Provded by an outside processer 
Clear Anodizing
Color Anodizing
Silk Screening
Coating - Electrostatic, Powder
Machining Axis
Maximum Circumscribed Diameter
Ø 4.0 in.
Minimum Wall Thickness
0.040 in. (dependent on part size. Thinner can be discussed.)
Tolerance (+/-)
± 0.002 in. Machining Tolerances (dependent on part complexity)
Aluminum Alloys
6061 Aluminum
Most popular alloy class. Good strength, machinability, weldablity & formability.

6063 Aluminum
Best combination of strength & extrudability for difficult shapes and thin walled hollows. High surface finish aspects.

Production Volume
Specialty Production Shop
Low Volume
Medium Volume
Typical Lead Times
Varies based on part & current orders. Please call to discuss.

Additional Information

Industries Served
Medical Equipment

Home & Lighting Fixtures 

Sports & Recreational Equipment
Industry Standards
Aluminum Extrusions Council Member
File Formats Accepted
AutoCAD LT 2004 (DWG, DXF)
Inventor (IDW, IPT)
SolidWorks 2019 (SLDPRT, SLDDRW, SLDDRT)

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