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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:How aluminum foil is uesd in food packaging?
Depending on the purpose of the use of flexible packaging. Flexible packaging not only with moisture, fresh effect, but a variety of printable patterns and text, is an ideal material for modern commercial packaging. With the improvement of people's living standards, as well as flexible packaging foil much room for development.
Q:Which sides do we use when conducting the electricity.
Millions of tons of aluminum foil paper is used worldwide for food package,toiletry and chemicals.most of the aluminum paper is bright for one side,and non-bright for the other side. the food can be wrapped for the two sides of paper.But I suggest that using the bright side of paper to wrap the food to improve the effect of heat conduction.the primitive tin paper is really made of tin and the tin paper is a little harder than aluminum foil. it may also bring tin smell to the food.after the aluminum price declining, the aluminum foil takes the place of tin paper in daily life.however, due to the aluminum is harmful to the brain, the present aluminum foil is painted with special layer in case of the release of aluminum.aluminum foil paper is usually used for holding food(aluminum foil paper plate) and wraping the bean sprouts and potato.
Q:Aluminum can recycling? How much are aluminum cans worth now?
If you live in a state that has a $0.05 deposit then they are worth $0.05 each. If you are taking them to a scrap yard they are worth about $0.015 each. A scrap yard does it by weight. If you are returning for a deposit you can't crush them. If you are taking them to a scrap yard you can crush them.
Q:There are some aluminum foil, some stainless steel and ABS plastic under the sink That would be a little better? Twenty
The best of the foil, aluminum foil with adhesive, internal seamless fit the entire cabinetThe cabinet needs a roof to ensure the safety of the tableOn the basis of the same plate, the thickness is better, if the thickness of the sheet is different, there is no comparabilityQuartz stone is divided into many different materials, but also cast and pressed the two approach, product quality varies greatly, the inferior quartz stone will be bleeding, easy to break, in fact, artificial stone is the same, bleeding is inferior man-made stone, as long as 100 meters, high-quality full aluminum artificial stone not bleeding that price is not cheaper than quartz stone
Q:Does the aluminum foil have an insulating effect?
Aluminum foil is a conductor, not insulated!
Q:which one, aluminum foil or tin does well in heat insultaion and with a lower cost?
There is no distinct difference between them in heat insultation. Aluminum foil is cheaper than tinfoil.
Q:What's the difference between PTP aluminum foil and conventional soft packing used aluminum foil?
PTP aluminum foil can't resist high temperature while conventional soft packing used aluminum foil does.
Q:Oxford cloth moistureproof aluminum foil moistureproof which good?
Ordinary foam mats in June 11, 2010... 30 yuan for a single most with inflation but two can be together at 60... Leisure travel tent outdoor camping tent fabric: 180T waterproof breathable taffeta fabric material: PU2000 Oxford cloth... Two tents: Rental with moisture-proof pad, a deposit of 60 yuan, the rent is 15 yuan / times 2, double aluminum foil moistureproof mat 3, ordinary hollow cotton bag...
Q:What is the heat resistance of aluminium wiring?
The conductor is not as important as the insulation. The insulation has to be rated for the ambient temps. Call an electrician.
Q:Why the aluminum foil should have anneal craft
The metal hardness processing is making the hardness higher and the ductility worse. it needs to revert to the anneal to press the aluminum.The process needs to have anneal several times.

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