Where to get Alluminium Profiles from

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  1. VicZA

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    Hi Guys,

    I live in Nelspruit.

    Any ideas where I would be able to get decent and cheap alluminium profiles (lengths) to be used as heat sinks for DIY lighting.

    Would get from anywhere between Nelspruit and Joburg

    Thanks
    Vic
     
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  3. zippy

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    I have a few 6m lengths, how much do you need?
     
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    Hey @zippy, not sure yet ... what shape is the stuff you have ?
     
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    will try get pics in the morning
     
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    I have 2 x 6m lengths of the attached, will section them off in 1m lengths, no shorter, paid a butt load for it but you guys could have some for like R 300.00 per meter.

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    That's exactly what I need for my build. What a pity you're in jhb.
     
  8. zippy

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    shipping to CPT cost R 35.00
     
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    no I have a courier during working hours
     
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    Will let you know. I'm interested in a 1m piece. Would you be able to cut it in half? So two 500mm pieces?
     
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    yes
     
  13. VicZA

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    Hey @zippy could I please get back too you in about an hour ? Think I may need 2-3 1m pieces but depends on what a mate of mine has for me - will let you know very soon
     
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    Hello Zippy.
    I want 2 meters. If that is OK. Time to replace the holding tanks T5 units.
    Will let you know when I'm passing Alberton.

    Thank you.
     
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    Hey @zippy ... none for me - thanks mate
     
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    :m106:
     
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    The best is to go to your nearest shop that makes aluminium windows/sliding doors etc...and ask them where you can buy aluminium u-channels/flat bar. They will direct you to a supplier close to you. This is what I did.
     
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    @zippy just checking the price from a local guy here and will get back to you when he replies.
     
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    any more ideas on where to get aluminum from ?
     
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    I bought mine in the week from a place called aluminiumalloy. Just google them.
     
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    did you try Mantech yet?
     
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