Service Center Metals is proud to be a member of the Precision Machined Parts Association (PMPA). SCM produces extruded 6061-T6511 aluminum rod and bar, Lighting Rod Tite and Thunder Bar, used for many applications throughout the precision machined parts industry. Our increased mechanical properties minimums of 48 ksi UTS and 43 ksi YS make it the highest strength rod and bar in the industry. Our rod and bar dimensional tolerances, straightness and surface finish are also the best available.
The PMPA was founded in 1933 and is an international trade association representing the interests of the precision machined products industry. The PMPA consists of industry leaders who understand that a strong trade association is critical to ensure the future of manufacturing in north America.