Aluminum sheet: which one should you choose?

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Before choosing the right aluminum sheet for your needs, it’s essential to know its characteristics and end-use. Aluminum sheets have several benefits: lightness, durability, corrosion resistance, thermal and electrical conductivity, versatility, workability and recyclability. In particular, this last advantage allows the finished product to respect the surrounding environment since aluminum is a material that is 100 percent recyclable and reusable indefinitely, without losing its characteristics. (more…)

Where and why to buy aluminium sheets?

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The companies that work in the metalworking sector are always looking for suppliers that sell different types of aluminium sheets or strips: an important product used in many markets. This happens thanks to the characteristics of this product that can be easily moulded in numerous shapes and processed in different thicknesses; moreover, it has excellent anti-corrosive properties and a remarkable resistance to external pressures and environmental factors. (more…)

Aluminum sheets for sale: markets and applications

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Aluminum sheets are widely used in many end-use sectors such as packaging, transport, building and construction. In addition, with the growing stringent regulations relating to reduction in vehicle weight  which will consequently lead to a reduction in carbon emissions, the demand for aluminum in the automotive industry is also expected to increase. (more…)

Aluminum sheet processing in 2021

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Over the past year and a half the aluminum sheet market has been affected by COVID-19. In particular, the pandemic has affected the global economy in two main ways: by directly affecting production and demand, by creating disruptions in the supply chain through its financial impact on businesses and markets. (more…)

Lacquered aluminum sheets

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The processing of the aluminum sheets begins in the same way as the plates, the only difference is that in the first case the sheet is further laminated to reduce thickness; after this it is wound into a cold rolled coil. Cold rolling is the last step for some sheets, but other types are subjected to further elevated-temperature processing to increase their strength. (more…)

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 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…)