Aluminum door and window manufacturing with different types of frames, fittings is considered as a profitable manufacturing opportunity in Nigeria. Aluminum fabricated items like doors, windows, staircase, handrails and supports, railings for verandas, corridors etc. have become the standard accepted feature in most modern buildings. The use of aluminum in business and office complexes, buildings, theaters, the auditorium is very extensive for functional as well as decorative purposes. Similarly in residential buildings also aluminum doors, windows, railings, grill works etc. are used extensively. Textile shops and other trading shops in lighter materials too are going in for shelves made of aluminum for stacking purposes.
ALUMINIUM DOOR/WINDOW MANUFACTURING/FABRICATION MARKET POTENTIAL
While the major consumption of aluminum in Nigeria is done by the electrical (31%) and Building & Construction sectors (13%), the future growth is envisaged to happen in the solar power and industrial sector. Aluminum is popular in Building and Construction due to its environment and user-friendly nature. Apart from this lightweight, strength, corrosion resistance, durability, ease in fabrication, attractive appearance and easy maintenance make it a popular material for use in the modern building.
The development and construction activities being interlinked, there is a good scope for aluminum fabrication units for meeting the growing demand of new building for offices, business and shopping complexes theaters etc. Aluminum fabricated and anodized items like doors, windows, railings, staircases, shelves; ladders, etc. are being increasingly used in the modern constructions on considerations of durability and appearance. Nowadays wooden materials are replacing fast with aluminum fabricated items.
ALUMINIUM DOOR WINDOW MANUFACTURING FABRICATION BUSINESS COMPLIANCE
In initiating aluminium door window manufacturing fabrication business following steps are need to be followed:
- Registration of the business with CAC (corporate affairs commission)
- Trade License
- Vat Registration
ALUMINIUM DOOR WINDOW MANUFACTURING FABRICATION UNIT SETUP
Before setting up a unit, it is recommended to have a customized project report in hand primarily. From there you will get information about the area required machinery installation layout plan and also finance requirement. Especially in aluminium door window manufacturing fabrication business, you will need to have specific tools and equipment for outdoor fittings work. The major consumable utility is electricity.
ALUMINIUM DOOR WINDOW MANUFACTURING FABRICATION MACHINE
Machines required for aluminium door window manufacturing fabrication as follows:
- A heavy duty cut-off machine with 2 HP motor, Starter etc.
- Drilling Machine 12 mm cap. with 0.5 HP motor
- Portable Electric Drill
- Double ended Bench Grinder 200 mm diameter with 0.75 HP Motor
- Anodizing Plant Complete with Rectifier 500 Amps., 30 Volts, Completed with necessary tanks of 14 ft. the length and initial chemicals
- Buffing Machines with 2 HP motors
- Hand tools, work benches etc.
ALUMINIUM DOOR WINDOW MANUFACTURING FABRICATION RAW MATERIAL
In this business generally, you will need to procure raw material according to the specific product you want to build. Here we put some of the general essential aluminium extruded sections raw material list.
- Book Type Hand Rail 100 mm size
- 25 mm Sq. Pipe
- Flat 50 mm X 1.5 mm Thick
- 112 mmX50 mm Section
- 63 mm X 38 mm section
- 50 mm X 25 mm Section
- Handle Section for Doors
- Glass Sheet/ Board 3 mm/4.5 mm
- Chemical for Anodizing
Some of other miscellaneous items such as hinges, Screws, Rubber Beading, Tower Bolts, Locks, Wooden/Plastic Plugs need to be procured as per requirement.
ALUMINIUM DOOR WINDOW MANUFACTURING FABRICATION PROCESS
Manufacturing Process involves anodizing the aluminium extruded sections first and then fabrication. Anodising process involves buffing, pickling, in acid solution then cleaning in water, neutralizing in chemical and keeping the extruded sections in an anodizing tank for specified time. These are again washed in water and dried in the sun or by any other means. After anodizing the sections are to be fabricated as per design and sizes of customers by cutting, bending, joining by screwing or riveting, assembling with glass/board and beading wherever necessary. Handles, locks, tower bolts, stoppers etc. are also fitted as per requirements lastly in aluminium door window manufacturing fabrication process.
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