About Aluminium

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Aluminium is a modern metal which today is very much a metal of the future.

Look around and you will see aluminium used in a wide range of forms and in an enormous range of products: -  in buildings, boats, planes, trains, trucks, cars, household appliances, packaging, computers, cell phones, solar farms,electrical transformers, overhead power lines, tamper proof packaging for medicines, containers for food and beverages.

The basic characteristics which make aluminium such a versatile metal are:

  • Low density  (its famous “lightweight” attribute)
  • High strength to weight ratio
  • Corrosion resistance
  • Electrical conductivity
  • Thermal conductivity
  • Attractive surface finish
  • Ease of forming

On top of this aluminium is also:

  • Non-toxic
  • Non-magnetic
  • Highly reflective
  • Can be welded, glued, screwed, riveted, clipped bent, etc.
  • Infinitely and cost-effectively recycled.

Aluminium inspires technologists, industrial designers, engineers and architects to solve everyday problems. While well established in a number of industries for decades now, new applications and designs keep aluminium at the forefront of new product design.

Aluminium inspires all at Hulamin to think future, think aluminium.