Automotive

extrusions

Kaiser Aluminum has been serving the automotive extrusion market for more than two decades embracing a strong automotive culture, offering technical and manufacturing competence through our dedicated applications engineering team. Today, aluminum is considered one of the most cost effective materials for lightweight, high-strength, energy-absorbing automotive applications. Working in partnership with leading Tier 1 suppliers, Kaiser has continued to expand the production of extruded products that can be transformed into complex shapes with tight tolerances, offered cost effective ways to form and machine products, ideally suited for demanding and often safety critical structural applications.

Product Offerings

ABS Block

Drive Shaft Tubes

Bumper Extrusion

Apron Tube

Crush Can

Tier 1 Auto Suppliers

Kaiser Facilities Tier 1 Auto Suppliers

why Kaiser?

• Strong automotive culture, technical and manufacturing competence

• Dedicated sales and applications engineering resources

• Focused facilities and capacity to support a global supply chain

• Industry leading quality certifications, including IATF 16949

• Total project management from customer design concept, through product development, PPAP submittal and production

where's Kaiser?
Take a tour of Kaiser vehicle applications

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6

Producing Location

25

Rear Header

Semi-fabricated product form:
Multi Void Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

24

Side Panel Cross Member

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6
  • 7046-T5
  • KL26

Producing Location

23

Rear Bumper

Semi-fabricated product form:
Multi Void Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

22

Rear Frame Rail

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

21

Floorpan Cross Member

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

20

B-Pillar

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6
  • 7046-T5

Producing Location

19

Rocker Reinforcement

Semi-fabricated product form:
Multi Void Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

18

Floor Cross Member

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6
  • 7003-T5

Producing Location

17

Side Door Intrusion Beam

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hollow

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6
  • 7003-T5

Producing Location

16

IP Beam

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

15

Rail Support

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6061

Producing Location

14

Control Arm

Semi-fabricated product form:
Forge Rod

Typical alloys


Producing Location

13

Upper Rail

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

12

Subframe

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6
  • 7003-T5

Producing Location

11

Radiator Support

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hollow

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6
  • 7046-T5 KL26

Producing Location

10

Front Bumper

Semi-fabricated product form:
Multi Void Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

9

Upper Radiator Support

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

8

Upper Rail

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

7

Front Frame Rail

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6

Producing Location

6

ABS Block

Semi-fabricated product form:
Cut Block

Typical alloys


Producing Location

5

Strut Tower Brace

Semi-fabricated product form:
Cut Block

Typical alloys


Producing Location

4

A-Pillar

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6

Producing Location

3

Front Header

Semi-fabricated product form:
Multi Void Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

2

Roof Cross Members

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6
  • 7046-T5

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

1

Roof Rails

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

24

B-Pillar

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

23

Header

Semi-fabricated product form:
Multi Void Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

22

A-Pillar

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6
  • 7003-T5

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

21

IP Beam

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hollow

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6

Producing Location

London, ON, Kalamazoo, MI

20

ABS Block

Semi-fabricated product form:
Cut Block

Typical alloys

  • 6063-T6
  • 7003 CQ

Producing Location

Bellwood, VA

19

Apron Tube

Semi-fabricated product form:
Seamless Hydroform Tube

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6
  • 7003-T5

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

18

Radiator Support

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

17

Anti Sub Bar

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6
  • 7003-T5

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

16

Engine Cross Member

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

15

Front Rail

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6

Producing Location

London, ON, Kalamazoo, MI

14

Control Arm

Semi-fabricated product form:
Forge Rod

Typical alloys


Producing Location

13

Beltline Reinforcement

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6
  • 7046-T5

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

12

Rocker Reinforcment

Semi-fabricated product form:
Multi Void Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

11

Floor Support

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6

Producing Location

Bellwood, VA

10

Driveshaft

Semi-fabricated product form:
Seamless Tube

Typical alloys


Producing Location

9

Door Hinge Support

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

8

Frame Cross Member

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

7

Bed Bottom Cross Member

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6
  • 7046-T5 KL26

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

6

Bumper (Rear)

Semi-fabricated product form:
Multi Void Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

5

Tailgate Inner Support

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

4

Frame Cross Member

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

3

Bed Bottom Cross Member

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

2

Roof Support Pillar

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6
  • 7046-T5

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

1

Roof Rails

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

24

B-Pillar

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

23

Header

Semi-fabricated product form:
Multi Void Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

22

A-Pillar

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6
  • 7003-T5

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

21

IP Beam

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hollow

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6

Producing Location

London, ON, Kalamazoo, MI

20

ABS Block

Semi-fabricated product form:
Cut Block

Typical alloys

  • 6063-T6
  • 7003 CQ

Producing Location

Bellwood, VA

19

Apron Tube

Semi-fabricated product form:
Seamless Hydroform Tube

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6
  • 7003-T5

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

18

Radiator Support

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

17

Anti Sub Bar

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6
  • 7003-T5

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

16

Engine Cross Member

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

15

Front Rail

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6

Producing Location

London, ON, Kalamazoo, MI

14

Control Arm

Semi-fabricated product form:
Forge Rod

Typical alloys


Producing Location

13

Beltline Reinforcement

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6
  • 7046-T5

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

12

Rocker Reinforcment

Semi-fabricated product form:
Multi Void Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

11

Floor Support

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6

Producing Location

Bellwood, VA

10

Driveshaft

Semi-fabricated product form:
Seamless Tube

Typical alloys


Producing Location

9

Door Hinge Support

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

8

Frame Cross Member

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

7

Bed Bottom Cross Member

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6
  • 7046-T5 KL26

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

6

Bumper (Rear)

Semi-fabricated product form:
Multi Void Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

5

Tailgate Inner Support

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

4

Frame Cross Member

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

3

Bed Bottom Cross Member

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

2

Roof Support Pillar

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6
  • 7046-T5

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

1

Roof Rails

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

24

B-Pillar

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

23

Header

Semi-fabricated product form:
Multi Void Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

22

A-Pillar

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6
  • 7003-T5

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

21

IP Beam

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hollow

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6

Producing Location

London, ON, Kalamazoo, MI

20

ABS Block

Semi-fabricated product form:
Cut Block

Typical alloys

  • 6063-T6
  • 7003 CQ

Producing Location

Bellwood, VA

19

Apron Tube

Semi-fabricated product form:
Seamless Hydroform Tube

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6
  • 7003-T5

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

18

Radiator Support

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

17

Anti Sub Bar

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6
  • 7003-T5

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

16

Engine Cross Member

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

15

Front Rail

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6

Producing Location

London, ON, Kalamazoo, MI

14

Control Arm

Semi-fabricated product form:
Forge Rod

Typical alloys


Producing Location

13

Beltline Reinforcement

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6
  • 7046-T5

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

12

Rocker Reinforcment

Semi-fabricated product form:
Multi Void Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

11

Floor Support

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6061-T6

Producing Location

Bellwood, VA

10

Driveshaft

Semi-fabricated product form:
Seamless Tube

Typical alloys


Producing Location

9

Door Hinge Support

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

8

Frame Cross Member

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

7

Bed Bottom Cross Member

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6
  • 7046-T5 KL26

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

6

Bumper (Rear)

Semi-fabricated product form:
Multi Void Hollow

Typical alloys


Producing Location

5

Tailgate Inner Support

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

4

Frame Cross Member

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

3

Bed Bottom Cross Member

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys


Producing Location

2

Roof Support Pillar

Semi-fabricated product form:

Typical alloys

  • 6082-T6
  • 7046-T5

Producing Location

London, ON, Sherman, TX

1

Roof Rails

Semi-fabricated product form:
Hollow

High Strength, Safety Critical
High Strength, Structural
High Strength, Crush Quality
  • 5 Strut Tower Brace
  • 7 Front Frame Rail
  • 8 Upper Rail
  • 13 Upper Rail
  • 15 Rail Support
Machining Grade
  • 5 Strut Tower Brace
  • 7 Front Frame Rail
  • 8 Upper Rail
  • 13 Upper Rail
  • 15 Rail Support
Cut Block
Forge Rod
High Strength, Safety Critical
High Strength, Structural
High Strength, Crush Quality

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