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 […]
The coronavirus pandemic has uncovered what can be a fatal flaw of companies that have been overly reliant on one source of supply. Facing an interruption of any consequence from that single source, these companies are severely challenged to fill orders on a timely basis and overcome other major challenges such as trade tariffs and […]
Take a look around any doctor’s office or hospital, and although it’s unlikely that you’ll notice them, miniature aluminum extrusions will be all around you. Minalex manufactures these custom aluminum extrusion parts that may be small in size, but play a vital role in the operation and functionality of precision medical equipment. Aluminum is the […]
Miniature aluminum extrusion manufacturer Minalex is known for creating super-custom aluminum extrusions and outside-the-box solutions to address even the toughest engineering challenges. One of the applications of extrusions is their use in Heat sinks, which are found in millions of small devices in residential, commercial and aerospace applications all over the world. Minalex produces hundreds […]
In a recent interview with ABC7 News, Minalex praises the positive impact aluminum straws are making on the environment today. Their collaboration with Sea-Straw owners, Elizabeth Thorn and William Marshall, has brought attention to the plastic straw crisis that is threatening our future. In efforts of changing the way we sip, Minalex proudly extrudes 50,000 […]
When it comes to auto racing, precision is everything. Any small defect in the components of a race car can have a negative impact on performance or safety, sometimes with dire consequences. Race cars are highly sophisticated vehicles and are subject to extreme driving conditions. So, when one of the most renowned international auto racing […]
Have you ever been to a concert or other large-scale event and had to identify a place to meet up with friends? If you have, then you will understand the story behind the DeepLight. Co-Founders David Hughes and Neil Merchant, who are software developers and also friends, initially created DeepLight to help them find their […]
If you’ve ever visited a doctor’s office or hospital, it’s just about guaranteed you have noticed an electronic monitor of some sort that is supported by a flexible, adjustable metal arm that may be mounted on a wall or on a stand.
Minalex, a miniature aluminum extrusion manufacturer, extrudes aluminum that is an essential element of the electronics containment that is attached to the U.S. Military’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). Every single component of this highly sophisticated weapon must be manufactured with extreme attention to quality, tolerance specifications, design and engineering.
One of the least expected places you’d expect to find miniature aluminum extrusions manufactured by Minalex is aboard U.S. Navy nuclear submarines. But in fact, that’s exactly where they are – on board many different types of submersible navy vessels, including the aforementioned nuclear submarines. And they serve a generally obscure, but highly important purpose.