Industry Standards

The Standards That Keep Commerce Moving

For more than 60 years, the Aluminum Association has worked with the industry to develop and maintain technical standards for aluminum production. From designating alloys to answering technical questions to engaging with the academic community, the Association’s Standards & Technology Department creates the backbone of a vital communication system that facilitates the production, sale and use of aluminum.

This section includes information about:


​The following International Registration Records and the Addenda to several Registration Records are available for free by clicking the links below:


Errata for various publications are available for free below

Aluminum Design Manual 2015

Aluminum Design Manual 2010

Standards for Aluminum Sand and Permanent Mold Castings 2008


The following additional Standards material are also available for free below:


October 2, 2015
Good Progress on Environment but More to be Done Regarding Production
September 17, 2015
Comprehensive Industry Data Through 2014 Now Available in Association Bookstore