The Case for Extruded Aluminum Tracks for Flexible LED Lighting Fixtures

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You’ve probably seen elegant lighting inside a retail display case or under a fireplace mantle, kitchen cabinets, or granite countertops. Although the fixtures are small and barely noticeable, quite a bit of work goes into creating LED lighting fixture tracks that can fit tight spaces and support highly specialized applications. Top lighting distributors are well-aware […]

Why Aluminum Bars Have Stood the Test of Time

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When Minalex opened in 1965, one of the first products we extruded was an aluminum bar for the brazing process. The client was Hughes-Treitler. More than 50 years later, Hughes-Treitler is still a Minalex customer, and we are still extruding aluminum bars for a wide-range of applications, mainly for the aerospace industry. From commercial aircraft […]

4 Questions to Ask When Starting Your First Aluminum Extrusion Project

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On the surface, an aluminum extrusion project can seem overwhelming and even intimidating for a first timer. As a manufacturer of custom, small-scale aluminum extrusions, one of our most important responsibilities is walking the customer through the process and making sure they have the information they need to make educated decisions. If you are a […]

How Minalex Extrusions Enhance Holographic Weapon Sights for the Military

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Many of the military’s most critical and precise tactical operations occur in rough terrain, where they often encounter unfriendly weather and poor visibility. As such, infantry must be equipped with the best optic sights available to keep soldiers safe under these less-than-optimal conditions. These accessories are mounted directly to weaponry to provide clear views and […]

PRECISION CUSTOM ALUMINUM EXTRUSIONS FROM MINALEX ENHANCE ACCURACY OF NEWEST OPTIC SCOPES FOR FIREARMS

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One of the greatest priorities for the military is always keeping troops safe. As a result, highly reliable, precision equipment that utilizes the latest technologies is a must. This is especially true regarding mounted telescopic sights (or optic scopes). These scopes, which mount onto the top of firearms, are critical in optimizing target accuracy when […]

Minalex Achieves Major Milestone, Manufacturing 24,000 Custom Extrusions

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Minalex, a leading manufacturer of miniature aluminum extrusions, has reached a major milestone, manufacturing its 24,000th custom-designed extrusion. Founded in 1965, the company has its headquarters and production facilities in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey. “This moment in Minalex’s proud history is only possible due to our dedicated team of employees, engineers and technicians,” notes Michael […]

Remembering Guitar Legend Eddie Van Halen

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How Pioneering Inventions and Aluminum Extrusions Have Revolutionized the Music World – and Our World The recent passing of guitar legend Eddie Van Halen saddened rock music fans worldwide. This is especially true for me as well as my brother, Michael. We grew up listening to the great rock bands of the 80s, and Van […]

Custom Extrusions from Minalex are Alive and Well at the Bronco Graveyard.

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Minalex custom miniature extrusions can be manufactured in virtually any profile and configuration. You will find them in SpaceX rockets hundreds of miles above earth’s atmosphere and in Nuclear Submarines thousands of feet below the sea. Here on land, some of the most interesting are the ones we create for Jeff’s Bronco Graveyard, a.k.a. “The […]

Minalex Precision Extrusions Play Important Role in COVID-19 Testing Globally

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Minalex Corporation is playing a pivotal role in shortening the time needed to process RT-PCR testing for SARS-CoV-2 by supplying a component essential for the automation of the workflow.   Custom Aluminum Extruder, Minalex, manufactures a component used in PerkinElmer’s JANUS® G3 Primary Sample Reformatter workstation which provides safe and traceable barcode scanning and reformatting […]

NEW JERSEY FIREARM RETAILERS NOW CLASSIFIED AS ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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Minalex has long provided support to the military and law enforcement as a manufacturer of aluminum extrusion components for firearms, other weapons and a variety of tactical accessories. Whether creating Picatinny rails for mounting telescopic sights, radiator core tubes for battle tanks or rail-based accessory carriers that attach to an Army helmet, Minalex has decades […]