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Aluminum for Consumer Products

The world relies on aluminum for everyday life, from transportation to consumer products. Aluminum outperforms other metals and can be further enhanced through the alloying process. Aluminum products are:

  • Durable: Aluminum is naturally resistant to corrosion.

  • Lightweight: Aluminum weighs half as much as copper and a third of steel.

  • Conductive: Aluminum is an excellent conductor of heat and electricity.

  • Formable: Aluminum alloys can be bent and formed into a variety of shapes.

  • Strong: Aluminum retains high strength in small and delicate operations.

Aluminum is the metal of choice for environmentally responsible manufacturing. Aluminum maintains 100% of its properties during the recycling process at 1/20th the cost of producing aluminum from raw materials. Recycling promotes infinite reusability, offering all the benefits of new aluminum products at 5% of the investment.

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Tech and Electronic Aluminum Products

Aluminum is perfect for use in technology applications. Tech manufacturing accounts for nearly 10% of global aluminum consumption. Aluminum offers durable and attractive framing for smart tech, demonstrated by Apple's colorful range of iPhones. Superior corrosion resistance, conductivity and aesthetics make aluminum the perfect solution for applications in the electronics and tech sectors.

Aluminum is used to produce:

  • - Phones and other devices

  • - Laptops

  • - Televisions

  • - Computers

  • - Wiring

  • - 3D printers

  • - Audio equipment

  • - Electrical components

In addition, aluminum is used to create wiring, fans and operational components. Aluminum is stronger than plastic, lighter than copper and won't rust like steel. Exceptional conductive properties allow for rapid heat transfer, keeping devices cool while in operation. Tech companies can take advantage of commodity prices to boost production and maintain an edge in this competitive market.

Aluminum Kitchen Appliances and Cookware

Aluminum alloys offer benefits over other metals for the production of kitchen appliances and cookware. Aluminum is non-toxic and prevents corrosion through natural oxidation. This metal is used for appliance production, from the manufacture of small heating coils to the frames for refrigerators, laundry machines and dishwashers. Most consumers buy rolls of aluminum foil on a regular basis.

Aluminum is attractive and easy to clean. Finish treatments add visual appeal to aluminum products, such as color and texture. Aluminum alloy combinations improve electrical transfer, heat conduction, product malleability and other properties. Alloys offer benefits spanning a range of appliances and home goods.

Other Types of Aluminum Consumer Products

Aluminum is the preferred metal for manufacturing countless other consumer products, spanning from interior design to food packaging. Designers, suppliers and manufacturers use aluminum in many ways, including:

  • Designers: Furniture and decorative accents

  • Suppliers: Containers and packaging materials

  • Manufacturers: Products for every industry and market

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