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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:Aluminum usage. Chemistry help!?
There are a number of reasons of which the main one is cost. To extract aluminium from its ore is very expensive since it can only be done using electrolysis of the molten ore. This requires high temperatures and currents. In contrast iron can be extracted by smelting, simply heating the ore (to only a few hundred degrees) with carbon. The cheapest option that does the job safely will always be the one chosen. Another reason is that many alloys have properties similar to, or better than aluminium, again for less cost. Many titanium alloys for example are incredibly strong and can be made light using a carefully controlled composition.
Q:does 4.7lv8 have aluminum heads?
The 4.7L uses aluminum heads and a cast iron block. The intake is glass filled nylon (plastic). (don't know where these people get their info from on here) You don't want to leave any plug in an aluminum head for 100k, even if the plug can last that long. That's why they don't bother using platinums in the first place.
Q:What's the difference between tin foil and aluminum foil?
They use different kinds of material.
Q:aluminum cans and thermite?
Aluminum cans are pretty much made of aluminum. They would not be a good ingredient in thermite. You would need something hotter than a potasium nitrate / sugar mixture to ignite it. The other metal you've probably heard of is Magnesium, not a whole lot of magnesium in cans.
Q:OMG PLEASE ANSWER THIS! what are the bad things about aluminum?
a bad conductor of electricity, corrodes easy by acids unless painted, ummm mmm,I think the melting point is lower than other metals except of course mercury.
Q:Can terra cotta pots be used in Microwaves besides conventional ovens? And is Magnalite(cast aluminium) safe?
I think it's safe to use terra cotta in microwaves, but I don't know that you'll get an even heat with them or not. It's safe, but I don't know that it's the best to use. I'm really hoping you're not asking if the aluminum is okay to use in the microwave (it's not) but I really don't think it causes alzheimers.
Q:Which would be better: Craftsman ALUMINUM or METAL nozzles for the hose?
Aluminum is metal : FYI not all metal is aluminum. Aluminum is typically weak, and will weaken more with age. If the metal hose set is anodized (colored) it should not rust.
Q:Is aluminum foil lunch box dangerous?
Mainly sanitary, beautiful, but also to some extent thermal insulation.Aluminum foil food box is surface coating treatment, and the thickness of aluminum foil is not too much relationshipThis kind of lunch box not only conforms to the national food container hygienic standard, but also adapts to the international environment protection trend. The product can be directly placed on the gas stove and baked in the microwave oven without fear of danger, which brings great convenience to people.The used lunch boxes can be recycled and used, thereby reducing pollution and saving resources, and the utility model is a good choice. In the context of growing concern about environmental protection, this lunch box has developed rapidly in recent years, and many enterprises have begun to seize the market, and the future prospect is vast.
Q:How many does one square meter of steel structure of the aluminum foil glass wool lap blanket cost?
Thickness and unit-weight is related to the price of glass wool.
Q:Does reflective coating of aluminum-foil paper can be pasted to the glass?
Reflective coating of pure aluminum foil has a low heat conductivity coefficient,high heat transfer rate. Staple bolt is easily to be penetrated. Staple bolt penetrates reflrctive coating and rapidly recover after meeting high temperature.The heat energy of place where staple bolt penetrates can reflect the roof,making the construction easier and more efficient. The drape is easily to be flattened. Crease lines can influence the effect.Using reflective coating of common mirror,adopting PAP aluminum-plastic slice and staple bolt easily to be penetrated

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