Aluminium Fabrication: Benefits and Applications

The use of aluminium in various applications comes with plenty of benefits. Many people are adopting the use of aluminium over other metals because of its attractive features. It is a lightweight, non-corrosive, non-magnetic, non-sparking, and sturdy metal. These are some of the most attractive features for designers and builders. One of the most popular uses of aluminium is in making cans for drinks and beverages. However, the usage goes way beyond food packaging.

Benefits of Aluminium

Flexibility

Aluminium is a flexible metal that can be used in various applications. It is an excellent alternative to rigid metals such as steel. The flexibility of aluminium makes it easy to shape. It is, therefore, an excellent option for small components.

Recyclability

Aluminium is safe and recyclable. It is, therefore, one of the most eco-friendly alternatives. It does not emit any toxins making it a highly appropriate choice of material.

Resistance to Corrosion

The corrosive-resistant nature of aluminium makes it an excellent option. It does not require much effort in maintenance. With the essential maintenance services, aluminium can resist all forms of corrosion. Fabricated aluminium is entirely resistant to rust.

Resistance to Low Temperatures

Aluminium can withstand low temperatures better than most other metals. You can, therefore, us it in nuclear reactors, air conditioners, and similar applications.

Aesthetics

Aluminium has a beautiful, reflective, appearance that makes it an excellent option for surfaces. If you are looking for the right material to use on the outer parts of construction or equipment, aluminium is an excellent option. You can polish it to achieve a better, more reflective appearance.

Non-Magnetic

Electrical appliances demand the use of a non-magnetic material. Most metals do not possess the property. Aluminium is completely non-magnetic. It is, therefore, an excellent choice for electrical applications.

Conductivity

Aluminium is an excellent conductor of heat and electricity. This feature makes it an excellent option for use in components of computers, heating units, and cooling units.

Lightweight

Even though aluminium is a robust and durable metal, it is light. Its weight is little compared to the weight of similar metals. It is, therefore, easy to transport and it does not have a lot of impact on structures. It is an excellent material for building.

At Edmo, we specialise in aluminium extrusion and finishing. We have 40 years of experience, and we offer services to a variety of sectors. We provide specialist solutions for all our clients.