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How to use aluminium foil?

Last Updated: 2023-09-13

What is aluminium foil?

Aluminium foil is made from an aluminum alloy which contains between 92 and 99 percent aluminum. Usually between 0.006 and 0.2 mm thick, foil is produced in many widths and strengths for literally hundreds of applications.

aluminium foil

Uses of aluminium foil:

aluminum foils are used widely in many industries. Like flexible packaging, kitchen use, thermal insulation and other use. During these industries, sometime bare foil is not enough to use, we will need laminated the foil with different material like paper, PE, PVC etc. However do you know how the foil was produced? And there some aluminum foil use may more than you imagine.

Characteristics of aluminium foil:

Aluminum foil provides a complete barrier to light, oxygen, moisture and bacteria. For this reason, foil is used extensively in food and pharmaceutical packaging. Aluminum foil is also used to make aseptic packaging. This type of packaging enables storage of perishable goods without refrigeration.

The history of aluminum foil:

The origin of aluminum foil can be traced by to the early 1900s. Life Savers—one of today’s most popular candies—were first packaged in foil in 1913. To this day, the treats are encased in the world-famous aluminum foil tube. The uses of foil have grown over the past 100 years to a nearly endless count. From Christmas tree ornaments to spacecraft insulation, TV dinners to medicine packets—aluminum foil has, in many ways, improved both our products and our lives.

Reference link:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aluminium_foil

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