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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:What are the advantages and disadvantages of aluminum foil packaging?
Aluminum foil disadvantages: Low intensity, easily torn, not be used for packaging products. Easy to break when folded, to produce perforations, not acid.
Q:What's the use of aluminum tape?
Aluminum tape uses quality pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) and has various characteristics such as good stickiness, aging resistance. and greatly enhanced heat preservation. Various width and length are available for 0.05mm-0.08mm specifications. Aluminum foil tape with all the seams of the aluminum foil composite paste, the seal and insulation nails puncture wounds repair. Taking aluminum foil as the base material and then coated with acrylic adhesive, aluminum tape is featured by high peel strength, excellent adhesion and oxidation resistance, corrosion resistance and flame resistance. Aluminum foil can be classified as common aluminum tape, conductive aluminum tape, high peel strength aluminum tape, reinforced aluminum tape, clip marine welding aluminum tape, aluminum tape for heater, etc., so the effects are different.
Q:What's the specification of aluminum tape?
Aluminum foil tape can work with all the seams of the aluminum foil composite material, the seal of puncturing spot of bar for line and repair of breakage. It is the main material of refrigerators and freezers factory, and also the must-purchasing raw materials of heat preservation material distribution department. Products are widely used in refrigerators, air conditioning, automobile, petrochemical, bridge, hotel, electronics and other industries. The product description of aluminum tape. Its purity is higher than 99.95% to eliminate electromagnetic interference (EMI), prevent electromagnetic wave from harming human body and avoid the voltage and current to influence function. In addition, electrostatic discharge after the ground has a good effect. Material is polyester fiber, which is not easy to appear cracks and be damaged in the repeated usage or bendings. It has pasting ability, good conductivity and can easily fit in the wire winding and also can be cut according to customer requirements into specifications.
Q:Why it needs to use the diluted alkalito have an reaction with aluminum foil.
Al first has reaction with the alkali and produces aluminium hydroxide.Then aluminium hydroxide has a reaction with four hydroxyl aluminum acid radical{[Al(OH)3]-},which write as (AlO2). Al first have a racction with H2O producing aluminium hydroxide and then have a reaction with alkali.
Q:How can aluminum foil classification?
Second, according to the shape Aluminum foil can be divided according to the shape of a roll of aluminum foil and a sheet of aluminum foil. Aluminum foil deep processing wool was rolled supply most, only a few handicraft packaging occasions with a sheet of aluminum foil.
Q:How many years does aluminium foil heat-insulating film can be used?
The aluminizing heat-insulating film can be used 3 to 5 years and pure aluminium can be used 6 to 10 years.
Q:What's the difference between colored aluminum and coated aluminum foil?
According to your description, I suggest you adopt acid pickling process. The basic principle is that aluminum foil will conduct oxidation reaction after being put into the acid to change the color of aluminum foil, which will meet your requirement. The color belongs to aluminum itself not painted by people! This method can get many colors like golden and milky. Different acid ratio will lead to different color.
Q:The applications of aluminum foil
Scrap aluminum foil can be used to make poly aluminum chloride which is a common kind of inorganic polymer flocculants. The broad sources of raw material for manufacturing poly aluminum chloride lay the foundation for its development, especially the diversity of production processes which provides convenience for the development of poly aluminum chloride. International and domestic manufacture and application has scaled up and theory research has gained further development. Manufacturing material mainly include bauxite, aluminum hydroxide and waste molecular sieve catalyst. Manufacturing methods mainly contain wet process and electrolytic process. As some scholars think scrap aluminum foil has high economic value for recycling, they research the best conditions to produce poly aluminum chloride with scrap aluminum foil and the range of application for purifying water via experiments. With the development of industry and the rapid growth of urban population, water pollution is increasingly serious, which lead to more sewage to purify and more purifier to meet the increasing demand. As poly aluminum chloride molecule has different quantities of hydroxyl, it will hydrolyze under the PH condition of the source water and be accompanied with a series of physical and chemical process like coagulation, absorption and deposit after adding poly aluminum chloride to the turbid source water to purify the water. There is a wide source for scrap aluminum foil mainly from the package of cigarette, food and medicine, whose main component is aluminum, so it has high economic and social value to recycle scrap aluminum foil. The best conditions to produce poly aluminum chloride with scrap aluminum foil and the range of application for purifying water have practical significance for the increase of resource utilization rate and environment protection after test and research.
Q:can use aluminum foil to shield the loudspeaker box wire?
It does little help. In principle, since the loudspeaker wire is the terminal of audio device, common interference will not influence its sound effect. Therefore, a shield is not required. Common wires for strong electricity should be laid by poling. However, the wires for weak electricity such as telephone wire, reticle, TV wire or audio wire should be laid through other pipelines. Thus it has little correlation with strong electricity wire with smaller interference. When laying the loudspeaker wire near to the strong electricity wire or laying them at the same time, the insulation between the loudspeaker wire and strong electricity should be taken as a priority. It is recommended to lay the loudspeaker wire at a distance from the strong electricity wire in case of electric leakage.
Q:What is foil bags vacuum cooking?
Retort pouch is a composite plastic film bag can be heat-treated, it has two plastic containers and cans of boiling water resistant advantages. Food can be left intact in the bag, high temperature (usually in the 120 ~ 135 ℃) heating sterilization, remove and serve. After ten years of using proven, it is an ideal packaging container sales.

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