Aluminium strip sizes
Aluminium strip sizes can be classified based on uses and treatment methods of a strip roll. If it is the embryo of aluminum plant, the alu strip is generally 5-6 tons per roll. If the strip will be used by trading companies or direct manufacturers, you have to see how big the feeding rack is, generally 1.5-2 tons, but there are also three tons.
The thickness of the thinnest aluminum strip is 0.2mm and the minimum width is 20mm, and different sizes might be used for varied applications. For example, the 0.1mm-0.3mm1060 aluminum strip, soft state (o state) can be used as battery pole lug. The strip must be of smooth surface, no scratch, no burr at edges and corners. The thickest can be 4.0mm thick, but most strips are no more than 2mm thick. The specific uses of aluminum strips include: Transformer aluminum strip (transformer aluminum foil), high frequency welding hollow aluminum strip, fin radiator aluminum strip, cable aluminum strip, stamping aluminum strip, aluminum edge strip, etc.
The newly developed aluminum strips for n95 face mask are usually 0.4mm to 0.5mm thick, and 90mm to 100mm wide. These are mill finished 1060 or 3003 strips of O state. The sizes for radiator aluminum strips are: 0.1 ~ 2.0mm thick, 20 ~ 1000mm wide. These can be made of 1100 aluminum strip or 1060 aluminum by hot rolling or cold rolling as required by customers. Sizes of aluminum strip for channel letter are: 0.6mm thick, 3cm, 4cm, 5cm, 6cm, 7cm, 8cm, 10cm wide, and 100m long. Most strips can be made into length as wanted. Thus the length is not standard. In addition, there are also aluminum strip for bottle caps, shutter aluminum strip, washing machine aluminium strip, label aluminum strip, dial aluminum strip and decoration aluminum strip etc, each of which has its size scope.
Although the aluminium strip sizes above seem to be a little bewildering, most strips are of similar size scopes regardless of their applications. And you need not to master all the sizes as a buyer, just inquire your supplier who will make you a real expert.
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