Aluminium Foil

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Aluminium foil has been a key Hulamin product for many years.  We supply an extensive range of foil products to many market sectors.

In the flat rolled aluminium industry, foil is typically defined as aluminium coil that is less than 0.2mm (200 micron) thick.  We supply foil in coil form in various widths, gauges and coil sizes and also in a number of different alloys.

Meeting our customers' demands as well as complying with relevant legislation concerning quality, hygiene and the environment has ensured our success in this demanding product category

Aluminium Foil Products

The products we supply in the foil gauge range are:

Converter Aluminium Foil

Used mainly for flexible packaging manufacture, converter foil is printed and /or laminated to other substrate materials.  Packaging of this nature is used in industries including confectionary, foodstuffs, dairy products, juices, edible fats and pharmaceuticals.

Electrical Aluminium Foil

In the electrical field, foil is mainly used as a moisture barrier for mechanical protection and as electrical shielding in a variety of electrical and communications cabling applications. It is also used as a winding material in power transformers and capacitors.

Fin Stock Aluminium Foil

Automotive heat exchangers and radiators are the main user of fin stock foil. Other applications are in air conditioners, refrigerators, condensers and evaporators – often defined by the term HVAC.

Household Aluminium Foil

Used in kitchens across the world, aluminium foil is indispensable in any catering and cooking facility and even in the DIY category. Hulamin supplies large coils of foil to converters who rewind and package it for use in the catering and retail markets

Container Aluminium Foil

Rigid aluminium foil containers are used in a range of catering applications in the baking, industrial catering and domestic markets.

Hulamin Aluminium Alloys

Hulamin supplies foil in the following alloys:

  • 1145
  • 1200
  • 3003
  • 8006
  • 8011
  • 8079

Hulamin Foil Specifications

The table sets out Hulamin’s basic foil product availability. Foil specifications outside these limits are subject to enquiry.

Description Double Rolled  Single Rolled
Gauge range (mm) 0.0063 – 0.050 0.035 – 0.250
Width (mm) 100 - 1550 120 - 1070
Outside Reel Diameter (mm) 350 - 800 350 -1000
Inside Core Diameter (mm) 150 150
Finish One side matt
One side bright
Both sides bright
Max Core Length (mm) 1590 1110

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aluminium Foil’s Amazing Properties

  • Cost effective
  • Barrier to moisture, oxygen and other gases, odours, light, fats and grease
  • Excellent corrosion resistance
  • Non-toxic; inert to most foods, drugs and cosmetics
  • Imparts no detectable taste or odour to foodstuffs
  • Hygienic: foil is sterilized during annealing and does not harbour or promote bacterial growth
  • Non absorptive
  • Withstands a wide range of temperatures from deep freeze to the oven
  • Excellent thermal properties
  • Excellent heat conductivity and heat dissipation
  • Good electrical conductivity
  • High surface reflectivity
  • Good burst and tear strength yet lightweight and durable
  • Excellent formability with dead fold properties
  • High decorative appeal, excellent surface for printing, coating and laminating
  • Compatible with other laminating material
  • Recyclable

No wonder aluminium foil is a material of choice!