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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:Can aluminum foil paper be used in microwave oven?
It is recommended not to use aluminum foil paper which is one of metal. Because when heating with microwave, the metal will reflect and thus influence the cooking effect. The materials that can be used in microwave oven include glass, ceramic, plastic and films.
Q:Does the aluminium paper can be used in the micro wave oven?
Yes. Any kinds of aluminium foil can be used in the micro wave oven.The aluminium foil used in the micro wave oven is selled in the supermarket! Control the temperature! The food should be heated balancedly and prevent nutrients loss.I usually use the aliminium foil when cooking the beer fish. Aluminium foil:high temperature cooking aluminium foil、low temperature aluminium foil,ect. The aluminium foil wrapped food should be put into the oven for heating. The use should be avoided if the aluminium foil have the spark when contact to the interior wall of the oven.
Q:What's the difference between the cold rolling and hot rolling.
The aluminum foil has no hot rolling and the original billet isn't cold rolling.
Q:What equipments are needed to produce aluminum foil bag?
It depends on whether you directly use composite aluminum foil film or raw materials that aren't well composited. If you directly use composite aluminum foil film, you may need dividing and cutting machine and bag machine. If you use raw material,you may need printing press, compound machine,dividing and cutting machine and bag machine.
Q:What is carbon coated aluminum foil?
Original aluminum conductive properties of the metal itself is already good, but for the greater enhance its conductivity, people invented a carbon-coated aluminum foil. Carbon-coated aluminum foil is referring to the conductive graphite and carbon nano-coated tablets, uniform, delicate coated on aluminum foil, aluminum foil once put on such "nano coat", it will be able to collect micro-current of the active substance and greatly reduce negative resistance between the poles, the static conductivity to maximize the performance.
Q:Who knows the price of phenolic-aluminum foil composite board?
Aluminum phenolic composite board ; One-sided phenolic composite colored steel board/ single phenolic composite colored aluminum foil board for center air-conditioning; A long-term supply for good quality phenolic foam thermal insulation board/phenolic aluminum board/insulation phenolic board; Double-sided extruded aluminum foil board/insulated board/ wind board; Phenolic aluminum foil insulation board/central air-conditioning ventilation board/floor heating panel; Phenolic aluminum board/ phenolic insulation board/phenolic aluminum composite blast pipe board/ fire-resisting blast pipe board/flange parts
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:What's the material of aluminum foil roller
The aluminum foil roller is the interior document. The roller plant and rolling mill take the advantages of the pressure of temperature change.
Q:How to seal the fourth side at home after buying the three-side-sealed aluminum foil bag.
Q:Aluminum foil and fold thickness difference is caused by what?
Difficult to control the thickness difference is a feature of aluminum foil rolling, 3% of the difference between the thick plate production when maybe difficult, but they are enormously difficult in aluminum foil production. The reason is that thin, other trace conditions can be affected, such as temperature, oil, and gas concentration.

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