Aluminum Foil and Sheet

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MATERIAL OVERVIEW

Aluminum (Al) is a silvery white, soft, ductile metal that is the third most abundant element (after oxygen and silicon) and makes up about 8% by weight of the Earth's crust. Aluminum is so chemically reactive that native specimens are rare. Instead, it is found combined in over 270 different minerals. The primary ore used in the production of aluminum metal is bauxite.

Aluminum is remarkable for its light weight, strength, durability and for its ability to resist corrosion, due to the formation of an extremely thin yet very strong layer of oxide film. Structural components made from aluminum and its alloys are vital to the aerospace industry, transportation, building construction, and many other industries and applications.

Aluminum foil is widely used in packaging, insulation, and electromagnetic shielding. Aluminum sheet is used to manufacture vehicle bodies, home appliances, siding, cookware, and in thousands of industrial applications where a strong, light, easily formed material is needed.

ESPI specializes in small research and prototype quantities of pure aluminum foil and sheet in thicknesses ranging from less than 0.001” (.025mm) to more than 1” (25mm). We carry many standard thicknesses but can roll aluminum to just about any thickness and tolerance you need.

ESPI'S RESPONSIVENESS TO ANY CUSTOMER'S UNIQUE SPECIFICATIONS ENABLES US TO MANUFACTURE TO NEARLY ANY CUSTOM REQUIREMENT.

Contact ESPI at 800-638-2581 or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional thicknesses, diameters or custom sizes.

Below please find ESPI's standard offerings of Aluminum Foil and Sheet:

GENERAL PROPERTIES

Symbol:

Al

Atomic Number:

13

Atomic Weight:

26.98154

Density:

2.6989gm/cc

Melting Point:

660.37oC

Boiling Point:

2467 oC

Thermal Conductivity:

2.37 W/cm/ K @ 298.2  K

Electrical Resistivity:

2.6548 microhm-cm @ 0

Electronegativity:

1.5 Paulings

Specific Heat:

0.215 Cal/g/ K @ 25

Heat of Vaporization:

67.9 K-Cal/gm at om at 765 oC

Heat of Fusion:

2.55 Cal/gm mole

TYPICAL ANALYSES - Impurities in ppm

 Material / Purity:  4N  5N
 Ca  1  1.0
 Cu  13  1.0
 Mg  7  2.0
 Mn  1  1.0
 Si  23  2.0
 Fe  52  2.0

ALUMINUM FOIL

Material Purity
Aluminum Foil .001” 3N, 4N, 5N
Aluminum Foil .002” 3N, 4N, 5N
Aluminum Foil .003” 3N, 4N, 5N
Aluminum Foil .004” 3N, 4N, 5N
Aluminum Foil .005” 3N, 4N, 5N
Aluminum Foil .006” 3N, 4N, 5N
Aluminum Foil .007” 3N, 4N, 5N
Aluminum Foil .008” 3N, 4N, 5N
Aluminum Foil .009” 3N, 4N, 5N

Aluminum foil is cut to order and sold by the square inch or square foot. Call or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional thicknesses or custom sizes.

ALUMINUM SHEET

Material Purity
Aluminum Sheet .010"
3N, 4N, 5N 
Aluminum Sheet .020" 3N, 4N, 5N
Aluminum Sheet .040"  3N, 4N, 5N  
Aluminum Sheet .080" 3N, 4N, 5N
Aluminum Sheet .125" 3N, 4N, 5N
Aluminum Sheet .250" 3N, 4N, 5N
Aluminum Sheet .500" 3N, 4N, 5N
Aluminum Sheet 1” 3N, 4N, 5N

Aluminum sheet is cut to order and sold by the square inch or square foot. Call or email for additional thicknesses or custom sizes.

 

Material Safety Data Sheet - MSDS

 Aluminum MSDS

Technical Data Sheets

Machining Aluminum