Standard: AA - AF


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No other single element which man works into useful shapes touches his life in as many ways every day as does aluminum. In addition to its many forms ideal most of the mechanical, structural, utensil and hardware products traditionally made of common metals, aluminum also offers a wide range of foils in many combinations of thicknesses, widths, and strengths.

Among these are foils which handle like wrapping paper, yet exclude light, air, and water and also mold and "deadfold" to a snug, dependable contour, instantly producing a package of exceptional utility and visual appeal. Stronger, more rigid aluminum foil is made into pans for bake-in packages, which keep foods in top condition in the freezer until ready for use.

Still other aluminum foils are used for cooling fins on refrigerators, and household and automotive air conditioners. In fact, the literally hundreds of applications for foil rolled from aluminum make it truly one of man's most important and attractive materials.

Organization: The Aluminum Association Inc.
Document Number: af
Publish Date: 1981-01-01
Page Count: 87
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: NO
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: YES
Status: Inactive