Metal of the Month: Aluminum

April 28, 2015

Strip, Sheet and Foil Product

Available Alloys: 1100, 1145, 1200, 1230, 1235, 1350; 2024; 3003, 3105; 5052; 6061; 7072; 8011, 8111

Available Forms: Strip, Foils and Sheets (Bare & coated)

Markets: automotive, building & construction, HVAC, emerging technologies, energy, medical, industrial and consumer products

Aluminum is the most widely used non-ferrous metal in the world, thanks to its abundance in nature as well physical and chemical characteristics – light weight, low density, good strength and conductivity, exceptional malleability and corrosion resistance – that make it useful for virtually unlimited purposes. Aluminum alloys account for a significant portion of A.J. Oster’s business; all company locations offer both strip, sheet and foil in a wide variety of alloys, tempers and finishes, and one, A. J. Oster Foils, in Alliance, Ohio, is a key source of light gauge aluminum specialty products