Hot rolling process

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Hot rolling is one of the most common techniques used to reduce the thickness of an aluminum slab. Processes like this are considered fundamental steps for the production of semi-finished and final products such as plates, strips and sheets. (more…)

Aluminum coil market

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According to the latest data published online, in the current year, the prospects for the aluminum coil market continue to be good overall, despite the ongoing pandemic, continuing political uncertainty, such as U.S. tariffs on aluminum imports, Brexit, and the concern that China, as the world’s leading producer of semi-finished and finished aluminum products, might expand its exports into European markets. In fact, according to the latest report published by Mordor Intelligence, the global aluminum market is projected to register a CAGR of over 4% during the period 2021-2026. (more…)

Aluminum roofing sheets

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Aluminum sheets can be used in different sectors thanks to the multiple properties of this material: lightness, high conductivity, ductility, high resistance to corrosion, sustainability. Due to its characteristics, aluminum is often used in the building industry to create different types of roofing, walls, railings, internal and external facades. In particular, this material is used in the construction market as it can be easily lacquered, painted, anodized, printed, engraved and coated. (more…)

Aluminium sheets market

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According to the latest Global Market Insights Inc. report, aluminium sheets market and more generally the global aluminum market was estimated at $150 billion in 2020 and is slated to surpass $210 billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 5% from 2021 to 2027. (more…)

Aluminium tread sheet

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Aluminium sheets can be formed and welded into several shake. Among the various processes that can be applied there is the embossing, an ancient technique already known to the Greeks, which found its maximum splendor during the Renaissance. Obviously at the time this technique was used on the facades of buildings and palaces, but now it is also used for other purposes thanks to the application on other materials, including aluminum. This is possible thanks to its many features including ease of fabrication. (more…)

Embossed sheet

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An embossed sheet indicates an originally bare aluminum sheet on which a design or texture in relief has been imprinted: veins, pores, marks, geometric figures and so on. Usually this process is made on fabrics, paper, leather, wood, rubber and obviously aluminum thin sheets. (more…)

Aluminium sheet

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Aluminium sheet is a very versatile product, not only for the characteristics that it can be given in the cold and hot rolling mill, but also because of its suitability to a wide range of applications and processes. Its surface can be treated in many ways: painted, plated, polished, colored, coated, laminated, anodized, etched or textured. (more…)

Aluminium Properties

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When we talk about aluminium properties, we mean all the intrinsic properties of this material. First of all, we have to underline that aluminium is versatile and flexible: it can be easily forged and reworked into a number of shapes  – sheets, strips, coil -. Having said that, we have to remember that it is the third most abundant element and metal of the Earth’s crust. Thanks to its abundance and characteristics, it has an excellent quality / price ratio. (more…)

Aluminium recycling and circular economy

Thanks to its characteristics, aluminium can be defined as the most circular material: it can be recycled without losing its original properties and can be easily used in a lot of sectors including automotive, transport, building, packaging and renewable energies. For this reason, the European Aluminium hypothesizes a 40 percent growth in demand for aluminium between 2019 and 2050. (more…)