Aluminium extrusion from BlueScope Distribution

BlueScope Distribution is a single source product, processing and solutions provider of aluminium extrusion products.

We provide customers with access to a wide suite of aluminium extrusion products through our numerous branches Australia-wide and internationally through our Export team. We offer a comprehensive range of geometric and exclusive aluminium extrusion shapes in a variety of alloy, temper and finish combinations to suit a wide range of end-uses.

At BlueScope Distribution, we also offer in-house processing capabilities for our aluminium products. With this capability, we can provide aluminium extrusion to the specific dimension, shape, length or fabrication required by our customers.

BlueScope Distribution is a proudly Australian company that works closely with our customers to deliver quality steel and aluminium products. Our customer service is to the highest standard, and our teams are committed to providing a full suite of product, processing and project management requirements that our customers need.

DNV certified aluminium products

The aluminium extrusion products supplied by BlueScope Distribution are DNV certified. We provide DNV certified materials for a range of end-uses including ships, marine, transport, defence and specialised government products. We have extensive industry expertise and technical knowledge that we use to the benefit of our customers in providing aluminium product and processing.

Distribution member of the Australian Aluminium Council

The Australian Aluminium Council is the peak association representing the Australian aluminium industry. BlueScope Distribution are a proud distribution member of the Council, which enables our team to stay informed on the latest industry trends and insights so that we can provide our customers with the most up to date information related to the aluminium products that they use.

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Aluminium extrusion products

Our range of aluminium geometric extrusion products are available in a variety of profiles, including:

  • Flat bar
  • Square bar
  • Round bar
  • Tee bar
  • Hexagonal bar
  • Angle
  • Channel
  • Round tube
  • Oval tube
  • Square hollow
  • Rectangular hollow
  • H beam
  • I beams
  • Z sections
  • Custom extrusion (customer designed)

We also supply a range of industry specific extrusions direct to B2B customers including for:

  • Marine
  • Transport & bull bars
  • Fencing, gates & screening
  • Balustrade & stair tread
  • Wardrobes – tracks & handles
  • Louvre, elliptical & ventilation blades
  • Signage
  • Cool room
  • Ladders, seating & scaffolding  
  • Caravan & camping 

Alloys, tempers and finishes

Our aluminium extrusion products are available in a combination of alloys, tempers and finishes:

Alloys available:

We offer the following alloys for our aluminium extrusion products: 

  • 6060
  • 6063
  • 6106
  • 6005A
  • 6061
  • 6082
  • 6351
  • 7005

Tempers available:

The following temper options are available for aluminium extrusion products:
T1 / T4 / T5 / T6 / T591 / T595 / T52

Finish options:

Our team can offer the following finish options for our aluminium extrusion products: 

  • Powder coating
  • Timber look powder coating
  • Anodising
  • Media blasting
  • Sisal or cotton or general polishing
  • Bright dipping


In addition to providing aluminium, we also offer customers access to our in-house processing capabilities. We are able to cut aluminium extrusions to the size and shape required by our customers to meet their project requirements. 

Aluminium extrusion processing capabilities

The processing capabilities offered by BlueScope Distribution include:

  • CNC precision product fabrication by machining including square or bevel cutting, mill, shape drill, tap, notch, slot & punch, swage, knurl, digital print  
  • Bracket, corner stakes and connector cutting
  • Square & mitre cutting
  • Precision cutting to length
  • Extrusion routing
  • Edge deburring

To learn more about our range of aluminium processing services, please visit our processing page.


We understand that It can be difficult to keep projects running to plan, and as a result, have developed a range of solutions that add value to our customers and their business. Our teams have the knowledge and experience to assist customers with managing their steel and aluminium supply chains. The solutions that we provide our aluminium extrusion customers include: 

  • 3D prototyping
  • Kitting
  • Project management
  • Just in time delivery
  • Stock management strategies 
  • Forecasting support
  • End to end supply chain

Industries We Service

Commercial & architecture

BlueScope Distribution is proud to serve businesses operating in the commercial and architecture sectors with our diverse range of aluminium extrusion products.  We provide a comprehensive solution for all your aluminium needs through our comprehensive range of value-added services. Our team understands the significance of meeting project deadlines and can assist in supply management to ensure timely delivery. With our exceptional inventory control, warehousing processes, and sizable inventory of time-sensitive materials, our customers benefit from choosing BlueScope Distribution.

Aluminium extrusion product applications

  • Louvres
  • Fencing
  • Balustrading
  • Facade Mounts


Aluminium is used extensively across the marine industry, due to its exceptional strength-to-weight ratio, high resistance to corrosion in marine environments, and lightweight nature. This makes the material the ideal choice for various end-use applications. BlueScope Distribution caters to the needs of the marine industry through providing quality aluminium extrusion products backed by quality customer experience. With extensive experience in managing large-scale projects within the marine sector, we work collaboratively with our clients to oversee the supply and processing of aluminium products and ensure their project timelines are met.

Aluminium extrusion product applications

  • Tinnies
  • Personal watercraft
  • Fishing vessels
  • Commercial vessels
  • Pontoons & platforms
  • Interlocking floor panel


BlueScope Distribution offers high-quality aluminium products, processing, and solutions to businesses across Australia’s transport and automotive sector. Our customers typically utilise our range of aluminium products as part of their own manufacturing or fabrication processes. Our teams are dedicated to providing value-added solutions that positively impact our customers’ overall business operations, such as project management, just-in-time delivery, end-to-end supply chain management, and B2B integration.

BlueScope Distribution services Australia’s transport and automotive sector with premium-quality aluminium products, processing services, and solutions. With a focus on delivering value-added solutions, our teams aim to enhance our customers’ overall business operations through services such as project management, just-in-time delivery, end-to-end supply chain management, and B2B integration. Our customers often incorporate our range of aluminium products into their own manufacturing or fabrication processes, some of the most common uses are outlined below.

Aluminium extrusion product applications

  • Tipper and truck extrusions
  • Roll top tarp tube
  • Large main runners
  • Grain doors
  • Small & large top & bottom coaming
  • Small and large corner posts
  • Walk-in floors
  • Rub rail
  • Floor planks

Leisure & recreation

BlueScope Distribution provides aluminium products to businesses across Australia for diverse end-use applications. We offer a selection of aluminium products that are employed in the production of leisure and recreational vehicles, including toolboxes, trays, canopies, and componentry. As well as supplying aluminium, we also provide a variety of value-added services to our customers. We offer a single point of contact for all our clients’ aluminium needs, and possess an array of in-house processing capabilities, as well as maintaining a significant inventory of time-sensitive materials, coupled with exceptional inventory control and warehousing processes.

Aluminium extrusion product applications

  • Caravan / Camper – J mould, single & double rope track
  • Ute tray drop sides & floors
  • Canopy rope track

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Aluminium extrusion frequently asked questions:

Aluminium extrusion is a versatile manufacturing process that involves shaping aluminium profiles by forcing the metal through a die, resulting in various cross-sectional shapes. The following are some of the key benefits of aluminium extrusion:

  • Lightweight
  • Strength-to-Weight Ratio
  • Corrosion Resistance
  • Design Flexibility
  • Thermal Conductivity
  • Recyclable.

At BlueScope Distribution, we take pride in providing our customers with a range of value-added aluminium processing services to ensure we deliver the products they require in the exact form they require.

Our aluminium extrusion processing capabilities include a comprehensive range of services:

  • CNC precision robotic fabrication via a router cutting, including square or bevel cutting, mill, shape drill, tap, notch, slot & punch, swage, knurl and digital print
  • Bracket, corner stakes and connector cutting
  • Square & mitre cutting
  • Precision cutting to length
  • Extrusion routing
  • Edge deburring.

Yes – at BlueScope Distribution, we have a range of standard aluminium extrusion profiles that you can choose from for various applications. However, if you require a custom aluminium extrusion profile that is not readily available within our standard offerings, contact your local team and we can help you with design and production of custom profiles.

The information on this page is not an exhaustive statement of all relevant information and is provided by way of general information only. BlueScope Distribution Pty Ltd makes no representation or warranty in relation to this data sheet document or the products or processes it describes, and takes no responsibility for any adverse consequences of any nature which arise as a result of reliance on the information or recommendations contained in it. You must make your own assessment of the information and recommendations contained on this page, including when necessary seeking specific advice as to the suitably of the products or processes featured on this page for the purpose for which, and the manner in which, you propose to use them. This may involve further independent analysis and testing.