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The demand for aluminium products is increasing year by year, so why is aluminium a metal in such demand and what is its role in the lives of future generations?

Aluminium is a young material, and in the little more than a century since its first commercial
production, it has become the world’s second most used metal after steel. Aluminium is the metal of choice for leading designers, architects and engineers, all of whom are looking for a material which combines functionality and cost-effectiveness with forward looking form and design potential. Aluminium is arguably the most environmentally friendly building material. This is because aluminium has a unique combination of attractive properties.

Aluminium is an extraordinarily versatile material. The range of forms it can take (castings, extrusions and tubes, sheet & plate, foil, powder, forgings etc) and variety of surface finishes
available (coatings, anodizing, polishing etc) means it lends itself to a wide range of products, many of which we use every day of our lives. The major benefits of this unique metal:

Strength

Pure aluminium is soft enough to carve but mixed with small amounts of other metal to form
alloys, a strength of up to 60 kg/mm2 can be achieved.
You can choose the alloy with the most suitable strength characteristics you need according to
your application. Some alloys are stronger than ordinary steel or even equal to special (alloy and
treated) steel in tensile strength. While steel becomes brittle at low temperatures aluminium
increases in tensile strength. Because of its low modulus of elasticity, aluminium absorbs impact
and is used in potentially high-impact applications such as automobile bumpers.

Weight

Aluminium is very light with a specific weight of 2.7 g/cm3 .It can provide the strength of steel, with
only one-third of the weight.
Its strength can be adapted to the application required by modifying the composition of its alloys.
Aluminium’s high strength-to-weight ratio is one of its major advantages in the construction
industry where it is used in high-rise buildings, power transmission cables, and towers. And it is
also an ideal construction material for the transport industry - air, sea, road and rail - where its light
weight contributes to energy saving, increased load capacity and speed. Without aluminium there
would be no commercial air travel.

Corrosion resistance

When aluminium is exposed to air, a thin oxidised film forms called Aluminium Oxide, on the
surface protecting the metal from corrosion. This natural coating provides a highly effective barrier
to the ravages of air, temperature, moisture and chemical attack, making aluminium a useful
construction material.

Anodising treatment enhances corrosion resistance and is used in building construction, joinery,
buildings, household appliances and utensils.

Electrical and Thermal Conductivity

Aluminium is an excellent heat and electricity conductor in relation to its weight is almost twice as
good a conductor as copper and three times as thermal-conductive as steel.
The electrical conductivity of aluminium is approximately 60% that of copper. However, aluminium
weighs about one-third as much as copper of the same weight.
This has made aluminium the most commonly used material in major power transmission lines,
bases of electric bulbs, and in other electric applications.

Reflectivity

The surface of uncoated Aluminium is a good reflector of visible light as well as radiant heat and
electronic waves - the purer the metal the more so. And that together with its low weight, makes it
an ideal material for mirrors and reflectors for stoves, infrared dryers, lighting equipment, lightwave-
guides in building temperature control.

Machinability

Aluminium can be easily fabricated into casts or forged shapes, foil, sheets, shapes, rods, tubes,
and wires. It also displays excellent machinability and plasticity in bending, cutting, and drawing.
Aluminium is considered to be the best material for complex-sectioned hollow extrusion.

Recyclable

Once made, aluminium can be recycled again and again, using only a very small fraction of the
energy required to make "new" metal. Recycling saves about 95% of the energy required for
primary production.

Other

It is also non-magnetic and non-combustible, properties invaluable in advanced industries such as
electronics or in offshore structures.