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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:Who knows how to choose aluminum foil coating?
1, first you must check whether harmful substances contained exceed the standard.2, Pay attention to the content of formaldehyde in the lacquer. It is possible that furniture in your house contain formaldehyde, so you need an air purifier.3, misuse of lacquer can also cause problems. Before painting, you should buff the wall and make sure the surface dry and clean, without dust and oil stain. The leakage part is properly sealed. Mix well with an appropriate amount of water to guarantee its luster, covering power, film formation and duration.
Q:Is a double-sided aluminum foil moisture-proof pad enough for wildness camping?
Standard flooring heating must have aluminum foil and seams have to be pasted with tape. The wastage of paving wooden floor depends on the room type (normally 5%-8%). It might cost more if there is hallway, corner or it is a special structure. Workers usually feel bothered to cut one more board after a day’s work, for no one knows for sure how many boards are needed. But usually one could know the size by measuring his room himself.
Q:How to produce aluminized paper?
Q:What are the brands of aluminum foil coiled material?
Aluminum film is a film plated with a thin layer of aluminum on the plastic film with the mechanical properties of plastic film. Aluminum foil is a thin aluminum plate. Since the aluminum plate easily break up, usually it is coated with a layer of plastic film to increase its toughness. It is called aluminum foil due to its thinness. Composite aluminum foil is called due to the additionally-coated plastic film. Such
Q:How is the multilayer-stacked aluminum waterproof roll?
Generally speaking, stacked SBS waterproof roll is better at anti moisture than single-layered one. PE film is usually used in the first layer instead of aluminum foil for it only functions to reflect and insulate heat. It is often put in the second layer. One-sided aluminum foil is one of the aluminum Mylar, also called composite aluminum-plastics tape. It is made of soft rolled aluminum foil and polyester film which compounded on the gravure under dry conditions. Cut them into two, one side is aluminum foil that is insulating, the other one is Mylar that is conductive.
Q:What's the aluminum foil?
As a kind of decoration, if you make handicraft by yourself, it can broaden ideas, for example, it can serve as filler right hardness when making cross-stitch card pocket. Besides, it can also be used as cooking material, for example, you can wrap the chicken wings with aluminum foil after dipping enough sauce, and then roast the wings after you make sure that the oven can heat metal material.
Q:Why the printing ink dropped when etching the aluminum foil.
3.We can watching from these aspects: there are dust,silk screen,producing ink and other material.The reason for thin ink
Q:Can aluminum foil be put in microwave oven?
No. The microwave produced by the microwave oven belongs to radio wave frequency band and is about 2500MHz. The features of this frequency band are as follows: 1) It can be absorbed by food and water to make the molecular react violently so as to produce heat. 2) It cannot be absorbed by plastic, ceramic and glass. 3) Metal can be conductive to electricity under the influence of the electric field of microwave. Since thick metal can resist the electric field of microwave and reflect microwave, the inner wall of microwave oven is made by thick metal. Similarly, putting a thick metal container in the microwave oven will make the metal container reflect microwave and thus make the food unheated. However, the electric conduction of thin aluminum foil may cause disastrous reaction. In the course of electric conduction, the temperature of thin metal will rise to cause a fire. At the same time, when met with heat, aluminum foil will shrink and its point will produce sparks which may ignite the combustibles in the oven.
Q:How to test the withstand voltage of capacitance?
Simple test:the two aluminium lead wire rolled up like the electrician high-voltage shaking unit(produce high voltage)and voltmeter and capacitance connected in parallel like revolving unit to the measurement and read the voltmeter. The voltage should be higher than withstand voltage. take the advantage of capacitance aluminium of restoring and measurement.
Q:Whether aluminum foil can be used to heat the food?
Aluminum foil food container which is typically used (such as: aluminum foil tray), with a barbecue when you can wrap bean sprouts, potato, sweet potato, etc. For grilling to prevent them from burning. Sometimes used as decoration. Modern aluminum foil is made of aluminum, aluminum is also used as electrodes for electrolysis.

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