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Aluminium foil acts as a total barrier to light and oxygen (which cause fats to oxidise or become rancid), odours and flavours, moistness, and germs, it is used broadly in food and pharmaceutical packaging. The purpose of aluminium is to make long-life packs (aseptic processing|aseptic packaging) for drinks and dairy goods, which allows storing without refrigeration. Aluminium foil containers and trays are used to bake pies and to pack takeaway meals, ready snacks and long life pet foods.

Aluminium foil is widely sold into the consumer market, often in rolls of 500 mm (20 in) width and several metres in length.It is used for wrapping food in order to preserve it, for example, when storing leftover food in a refrigerator (where it serves the additional purpose of preventing odour exchange), when taking sandwiches on a journey, or when selling some kinds of take-away or fast food. Tex-Mex restaurants in the United States, for example, typically provide take-away burritos wrapped in aluminium foil.

Aluminium foils thicker than 25 μm (1 mil) are impermeable to oxygen and water. Foils thinner than this become slightly permeable due to minute pinholes caused by the production process.

Aluminium foil has a shiny side and a matte side. The shiny side is produced when the aluminium is rolled during the final pass. It is difficult to produce rollers with a gap fine enough to cope with the foil gauge, therefore, for the final pass, two sheets are rolled at the same time, doubling the thickness of the gauge at entry to the rollers. When the sheets are later separated, the inside surface is dull, and the outside surface is shiny. This difference in the finish has led to the perception that favouring a side has an effect when cooking. While many believe that the different properties keep heat out when wrapped with the shiny finish facing out, and keep heat in with the shiny finish facing inwards, the actual difference is imperceptible without instrumentation.The reflectivity of bright aluminium foil is 88% while dull embossed foil is about 80%.

We provide a full range of precision aluminum strip for almost any application. We produce aluminum strip in a wide variety of alloys, including clad composites. Our aluminum strip can be produced in standard dimensions or custom made to your special requirements. We produce both imperial and metric units. We manufacture in compliance with the main international specifications, and tighter tolerances or custom tempers are available upon request. We offer various surface conditions, custom finishes (painting, anodizing, embossing), special processing, and multiple packaging options to meet our customer's unique requirements. The following is a summary of our capabilities.

Manufactured in compliance with the main international specifications and standards, including:  Aluminum Association, ASTM, EN, and DIN.
We can also manufacture in compliance with other international standards including:ASME, SAE, AMS, AWS, FED, MIL, QQ, ISO, BS, AFNOR, JIS and GOST.

Manufactured in compliance with the main international specifications and standards.
Tighter tolerances are available upon request.


Aluminium (or aluminum; see spelling differences) is a chemical element in the boron group with symbol Al and atomic number 13. It is a silvery white, soft, ductile metal. Aluminium is the third most abundant element (after oxygen and silicon), and the most abundant metal in the Earth's crust. It makes up about 8% by weight of the Earth's solid surface. Aluminium metal is so chemically reactive that native specimens are rare and limited to extreme reducing environments. Instead, it is found combined in over 270 different minerals.The chief ore of aluminium is bauxite.

Aluminium is remarkable for the metal's low density and for its ability to resist corrosion due to the phenomenon of passivation. Structural components made from aluminium and its alloys are vital to the aerospace industry and are important in other areas of transportation and structural materials. The most useful compounds of aluminium, at least on a weight basis, are the oxides and sulfates.

Despite its prevalence in the environment, no known form of life uses aluminium salts metabolically. In keeping with its pervasiveness, aluminium is well tolerated by plants and animals. Owing to their prevalence, potential beneficial (or otherwise) biological roles of aluminium compounds are of continuing interest.

The earliest citation given in the Oxford English Dictionary for any word used as a name for this element is alumium, which British chemist and inventor Humphry Davy employed in 1808 for the metal he was trying to isolate electrolytically from the mineral alumina. The citation is from the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: "Had I been so fortunate as to have obtained more certain evidences on this subject, and to have procured the metallic substances I was in search of, I should have proposed for them the names of silicium, alumium, zirconium, and glucium."

Davy settled on aluminum by the time he published his 1812 book Chemical Philosophy: "This substance appears to contain a peculiar metal, but as yet Aluminum has not been obtained in a perfectly free state, though alloys of it with other metalline substances have been procured sufficiently distinct to indicate the probable nature of alumina."[69] But the same year, an anonymous contributor to the Quarterly Review, a British political-literary journal, in a review of Davy's book, objected to aluminum and proposed the name aluminium, "for so we shall take the liberty of writing the word, in preference to aluminum, which has a less classical sound."

The -ium suffix conformed to the precedent set in other newly discovered elements of the time: potassium, sodium, magnesium, calcium, and strontium (all of which Davy isolated himself). Nevertheless, -um spellings for elements were not unknown at the time, as for example platinum, known to Europeans since the 16th century, molybdenum, discovered in 1778, and tantalum, discovered in 1802. The -um suffix is consistent with the universal spelling alumina for the oxide (as opposed to aluminia), as lanthana is the oxide of lanthanum, and magnesia, ceria, and thoria are the oxides of magnesium, cerium, and thorium respectively.

The aluminum spelling is used in the Webster's Dictionary of 1828. In his advertising handbill for his new electrolytic method of producing the metal in 1892, Charles Martin Hall used the -um spelling, despite his constant use of the -ium spelling in all the patents[58] he filed between 1886 and 1903. It has consequently been suggested[by whom?] that the spelling reflects an easier-to-pronounce word with one fewer syllable, or that the spelling on the flyer was a mistake.[citation needed] Hall's domination of production of the metal ensured that aluminum became the standard English spelling in North America.


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Q:Where to buy aluminum tape?
Aluminum tape is available in building materials market, packing material stores and advertising material stores. If not, kitchen ventilator store may be a choice.
Q:The thickness of aluminum foil bag is 30 silks. Is it thick or thin?
It's very thick since the aluminum used in composite sluminum foil tape is 0.3mm.
Q:What is aluminum foil tape?
Electromagnetic interference shielding, not only for electronic signal transmission played a very good effect, but also isolate the harm of electromagnetic waves on human health. Like with the ordinary clear plastic, foil tape encountered the same high or low temperature will become deformed soft stick could not become something, so people invented a low temperature aluminum foil tape.
Q:How many does one square meter of steel structure of the aluminum foil glass wool lap blanket cost?
It depends on thickness and unit-weight of glass wool and the type of aluminum.
Q:What are the characteristics of high-quality decorative foil is?
Quality decorative foil by aluminum - plastic composite decorative material in the form of application, the use of aluminum foil good color, light and heat reflectivity Gao properties, mainly used in construction, furniture, decoration and part gift box.
Q:How to do with damage in aluminum foil packing for lithium battery?
Carbon-coated aluminum foil is an technology innovation which conducts surface treatment of conductive substrate of battery by using functional coating. Carbon-coated aluminum foil/ copper foil refers to evenly coat aluminum foil/ copper foil with predispersed nano conductive graphite and carbon coated particles. It has good static conductivity and collects micro current of active material, thus reducing the contact resistance between the positive/negative electrode material and flow concentration, enhancing the adhesion to each other and significantly improving the battery performance. The coating can be divided into water-borne coating (water system) and oil-borne coating (organic solvent system).
Q:What's the important characteristic and the advantages of aluminum food package bag
The aluminum food package has the advantages of withstanding high temperature,puncture-resistant,deformation.The package materials of aluminum are made of PE/AL/PE/CPP. The PE is effective in painting.
Q:What causes the velocity effect of the aluminum foil?
3, the material is softened deformation of the rolling process. High-speed aluminum foil rolling mill speed, with increasing rolling speed, rolling temperature deformation zone opened higher, according to calculate the temperature of the metal deformation zone can rise to 200 ℃, it is equivalent to a middle of the recovery annealing, thereby causing processing the rolled material softening.
Q:What's the difference between singled-sided conductive aluminum tape and double-sided conductive aluminum tape?
Differences: a) Installation: The heating element of singled-sided conductive aluminum tape is single-stranded solid wire. When installing, the heating element should be connected with temperature controller or other distribution equipment before the heating cable is laid into a loop; Since the heating element of double-sided conductive aluminum tape is double-stranded solid wire, the heating cable itself serves as a loop. Thus double-sided conductive aluminum tape is easier to install.
Q:What's the meaning of 13*18 4 of aluminum bag
The width should be shorten 1-2CM,the self-styled self-reliance aluminum foil bag should be 13cm*18cm+4cm.the calculation of length should be shorten 2,including the pressing seal.

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