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The Amazing Truth About Aluminium Recycling

Its a fact, aluminium has become one of the most sustainable building materials on earth. Aluminium cans are thrown away by the millions every day without a second thought about where they finally end up. Aluminium windows and doors are often discarded as scrap – have you ever wondered what happens to them? Aluminium Life-cycle - Aluminium Recycling Aluminium gets recycled. A lot! The recycling of aluminium products is a closed-loop process that can be repeated indefinitely. Unlike some plastics and metals, [...]

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5 Practical Uses Of Aluminium Foil That You Probably Never Knew

From wrapping food to braaing fish and mielies, aluminium foil has an abundance of practical uses, and due to its low cost and high versatility, is one of the most common items found in the kitchen today. Although you probably use this 'metallic paper' in numerous applications around the house, we're willing to bet there are plenty of other rather ingenious uses of the foil you probably don't already know. From sharpening and decorating to general household improvements, aluminium foil [...]

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The Best Type of Aluminium For Use in Electrical Applications

Aluminium Heat Sink Extrusion If you are an electrician or work with electricity on a regular basis, then chances are you quite used to dealing with aluminium. As a material that features numerous positive properties related to electrical use, the metal has become an important contributor to a variety of industries related both directly and indirectly to electricity. It is for this reason that it is important to understand which aluminium alloys are a good fit for electrical applications. Why Is [...]

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What is the difference between Aluminium Sheet, Plate, and Coil?

Aluminium sheets, plates and coil.Aluminium Trading supplies aluminium sheets, plates and coil to hundreds of industries throughout Southern Africa each month. The metals strength, superb corrosion resistance and light-weight structure make it a very popular material to work with to meet the modern and intricate demands of today's world. In fact, Aluminium has become the second most used metal on the planet after iron/steel. But a very common question we still receive is "What are the differences between aluminium [...]

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