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Classification and Application of Aluminium Foils

DATE: 24 Jan,2022
According to the classification of aluminium foils, it can be divided into packaging aluminium foil, daily necessities aluminium foil, electrical equipment aluminium foil and construction aluminium foil, etc. What are the alloy states of the commonly used aluminium foils? What is the typical thickness? What is the processing method? Let's have a look:
1. Household Aluminium Foil
Alloy Status: 8011-O
Typical thickness: 0.008~0.02
Processing method: small roll
End use: used for food preservation, barbecue, aviation, hotel catering and kitchen cleaning.
2. Flexible Packaging Aluminium Foil
Alloy status: 8079-O, 1235-O
Typical thickness: 0.006~0.009
Processing method: composite paper, plastic film embossing and coloring, printing, etc.
End use: candy, milk and dairy products, powdered food, beverage, tea, bread and various small food, etc.
3. Shisha Aluminium Foil
Alloy State: 1235-O, 8079-O
Typical thickness: 0.006~0.007
Processing method: composite paper, coloring, printing, etc.
End Use: Used in cigarette packaging after lining, printing or painting.
4. Hose Aluminium Foil
Alloy state: 8011-O, 1060-O
Typical thickness: 0.012-0.02
Processing method: composite, printing, etc.
End use: After composite printing with PE, it is used to process the packaging of toothpaste, ointment, cosmetics and other cream products.
5. Heat Sealing Aluminium Foil
Alloy Status: 8011-O
Typical thickness: 0.025~0.05 (single-sided light or double-sided light)
Processing method: composite, printing, etc.
End use: After processing such as printing or painting, it is used for packaging of dairy products such as fresh milk and yogurt.
6. Medicine Aluminium Foil
Alloy Status: 8011-H18; 8021-O
Typical thickness: 0.02~0.075
Processing method: composite, coating, printing, etc.
End use: After compounding and printing, it is widely used in the packaging of various pharmaceutical capsules, tablets and granules.
7. Air Conditioning Aluminum Foil
Alloy status: 3102, 8011-H22/H24/H26
Typical thickness: 0.08~0.2
Processing method: punched fins
End use: make heat conduction fins for air conditioner heat exchangers.
8. Battery Aluminium Foil
Alloy Status: 1235-H18, 1060-H18, 1070-H18
Typical thickness: 0.012~0.035
End use: Products used in Li-ion battery current collector materials.
9. Tape Aluminium Foil
Alloy State: 8011-O, 1235-O
Typical thickness: 0.01-0.05
End use: suitable for all kinds of transformers, mobile phones, computers, PDAs, PDPs, LED monitors, notebook computers, copiers and other electronic products where electromagnetic shielding is required.
10. Industrial Aluminium Foil
Alloy Status: 8011-O/H18
End use: General purpose foil, mainly used for waterproofing and shielding.
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