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.

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

The Aluminum Design Manual Erratas are also available for free below:

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


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