Aluminum Foil

Aluminum Foil

    Grade: 1235, 3003, 5052, 8011, 8079, 8021,etc.

    Temper: O, H22, H24, etc.

    Thickness: 0.005mm - 0.2mm, per customer’s request

Shanghai Metal Corporation is a professional manufacturer and supplier of Aluminum Foil with high quality and reasonable price.

Our aluminum foil plant has 18 foil mills equipped with flatness control system from Siemens and gauge control system from Honeywell. We have 19 continuous casting lines, 6 cold mills ,18 aluminum foil mills, 40 cutting/slitting/separating lines, 3 tension levelers, 15 coating lines, 10 anodizing lines, 3 oil coating lines, more than 70 annealing furnaces and other equipment. The main production and testing equipment is made in Japan, Germany, America and Italy. Shanghai Metal Corporation applies the most advanced technology in our manufacturing process and implement the best quality control system to assure customer satisfaction on our products, the total capacity up to 500,000 MT.

Due to its excellent properties, aluminum foil is widely used in food, beverages, cigarettes, pharmaceuticals, photographic bases, household daily necessities, etc., and is usually used as its packaging material; electrolytic capacitor materials; thermal insulation materials for buildings, vehicles, ships, houses, etc.; As a decorative gold and silver wire, wallpaper and various types of stationery printed matter and light industrial products, decorative trademarks. Among the above various applications, the most effective performance of the aluminum foil is as a packaging material. Aluminum foil is a soft metal film, which not only has the advantages of moisture-proof, air-tight, light-shielding, abrasion resistance, fragrance preservation, non-toxic and tasteless, but also because it has an elegant silver-white luster, it is easy to process beautiful patterns of various colors and Pattern, so it is more popular in daily life.

If you want to know more about aluminum foil or other aluminum products, please feel free to contact us, we will reply you within 24 hours.

Apart from aluminum foil, we are also manufacturing aluminum foil adhesive tape, laminated aluminum foil and hydrophilic aluminum foil.


Packaging of Aluminium Foil

Shanghai Metal Products are packed and labeled according to the regulations and customer's requests. Great care is taken to avoid any damage which might be caused during storage or transportation. In addition, clear labels are tagged on the outside of the packages for easy identification of the product I. D. and quality information.

1) Shanghai Metal Standard

2) Customization



Q: Does aluminum foil provide insulation ?

A: Aluminum foil is widely used for thermal insulation (barrier and reflectivity), cable liners, (barrier and electrical conductivity) and heat exchangers (heat conduction). Aluminum foil's  semi-conductive qualities build it a standard accent in tobacco pipe smoking: a sheet of perforated aluminum foil is often placed between the coal and also the tobacco, permitting the tobacco to be heated while not coming back into direct contact with the burning coal.

Q: Why is aluminum foil shiny on one side?

A: The reason aluminum foil is shiny on one facet and boring on the opposite is very fascinating. Aluminum foil is created by rolling it between sequential steel rollers. every set of rollers squeezes the foil thinner. The last stage of rolling reduces the foil's thickness to a thousandth of an inch or maybe dilutant. The matter is so thin that the aluminum foil is simply too simple to tear throughout the last rolling stage. 

So, for the last stage of rolling, two sheets of foil are placed face to face and passed through the ultimate set of rollers. Since the steel rollers are extremely polished, the foil faces that contact the rollers also are brocaded to a extremely shiny surface. Once rolling, the ensuing sheets are separated from one another. The surfaces of every foil that had faced one another are matte in texture, since they had solely been squeezes against one another, and not the polished rollers.

Q: Is aluminum foil the same as tin foil?

A: In popular parlance today, many people use the term "tin foil" when what they actually mean aluminum foil, which came into common use following World War II. Aluminum foil is less costly and holds up better in use. In the late 19th century and early 20th century, tin foil was in common use, and some people continue to refer to the new product by the name of the old one. There are differences between aluminum and tin, with tin being a bit stiffer. 

Q: What's the difference between regular aluminum foil and heavy-duty aluminum foil?

A: Aluminum foil may be a very helpful item to possess round the kitchen. Aluminum foil is often used to cover dishes and may even be used as a cooking vessel within a kitchen appliance or a barbeque grill. 

The regular aluminum foil (Houshold Aluminum Foil) is best used for tasks like covering food dishes, wrapping sandwiches or vegetables and reheating already well-done things within the kitchen appliance. Regular aluminium foil is thinner than heavy-duty aluminium foil and and will not withstand high heats and heavy weights as well as heavy-duty aluminum foil.

The heavy- duty aluminum foil(Aluminum Foil Paper) is meant to be used for wrapping meats which will be placed within the freezer for storage, lining pans during cooking and even for wrapping foods in while you are cooking them. Additionally, heavy foil is meant to be used for long term storage of things during a deepfreeze or for lining and cooking on barbecue grills.

Q: How to Recycle aluminum Foil?

A: It takes an incredible amount of energy to create a roll of aluminum foil. Recycling is a proactive way to reduce the toll on the environment. Unlike plastics, aluminum is able to be recycled over and over again without compromising quality. It's the perfect recyclable material. There are a few steps to follow that can help reduce, reuse and recycle aluminum foil.

Q: What's applications of Aluminum Foil?

A: Many of the principal aluminium foil uses and markets have a variety of specialty applications. They are mentioned in reference to discussions of varied properties or changing operations in different sections of this book. However, the flexibility of aluminium foil and  the many ways in which it's used in commerce throughout the planet, demand additional comprehensive listing of finish uses.

1) Aluminum Containers and Flexible Packaging

2) Semi-Rigid Foil Containers

3) Aluminum Foil Food Service Products

4) Household & Institutional Foil

5) Aluminum Foil Building Products

6) Aluminum Foil Finstock

7) Heat Exchanger for air conditioner

8) Aluminum Foil Capacitors

9) Aluminum Honeycomb

10) Aluminum Foil Strip Conductor

11) Aluminum Foil Lithographic Plates

12) Aluminum Foil Caul Stock for High-Pressure Laminates

13) Aluminum Foil Paper Board Stocks

14) Aluminum Foil Label Stock

15) Aluminum foil arts and crafts with different colors

16) Other Foil Applications

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