Properties & Most Common Uses of Aluminum
Aluminum is a highly versatile metal used for a wide range of applications, from industrial and architectural jobs to consumer goods, appliances, and DIY designs. The benefits of aluminum are hard to beat: Aluminum is light in weight yet strong, corrosion resistant yet highly formable. It has an attractive appearance and is very easy to recycle, making it environmentally friendly.
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- Aluminum pipe provides a low-cost, lightweight protective conduit for electrical wiring.
- Aluminum trim, rails, and siding are a great choice for corrosion-resistance and an attractive appearance on any building.
- For DIY interior design projects, aluminum sheet works with almost any style décor, from retro to farmhouse, minimalist to eclectic.
- Aluminum bar has many different applications in medical assembly, aircraft construction, structural components, and commercial transportation.
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Check out Industrial Metal Supply’s infographic below to find out more about aluminum’s remarkable properties and benefits, and the many ways it can be used.