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Aluminum is a silver-colored, low-density, non-ferrous metal, used in a variety of commercial applications.
Metal Supermarkets is proud to be a leading small-quantity aluminum supplier, offering many different shapes and grades of aluminum, cut to size, including: 1100, 2011, 2024, 3003, 4017, 5052, 6061, 6063 and 7075.
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It can be dramatically strengthened by the addition of appropriate alloying elements (Cu, Mg, Mn, Si, etc.) and subsequent heat/work treatments.
Unalloyed Aluminum is ductile, exhibits moderate strength, and is very resistant to corrosion under most circumstances. It is the most abundant metallic element in the Earth’s crust as well as the most widely used nonferrous metal.
Aluminum is commonly used in both wrought and cast forms. It can also be drawn into wire or rolled into thin foil.
Almost everyone in the world has or will use a product containing aluminum. With its ideal physical properties, this shouldn’t really come as a surprise. Aluminum has:
Aluminum is also an infinitely recyclable material, which improves life-cycle management and reduces the environmental impact of its application.
The low density of the metal results in its extensive use in the aerospace industry, and in other transportation fields. Its resistance to corrosion leads to its use in food and chemical handling (cookware, pressure vessels, aluminum rolls for food wrapping, etc.) and to architectural uses.
The most common aluminum products include:
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