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Last edited 25 Oct 2022
Metals with ductility usually have good electrical and thermal conductivity, and are often used in the construction industry. One such light metal with a high strength-to-weight ratio and high strength is aluminium. Aluminium coils come in a variety of sizes and shapes, as well as a variety of colours and finishes. It is soft, non-magnetic and has a silvery-white appearance. With its high electrical conductivity, it is also the metal of choice for high-power transmission lines.
 Advantages of aluminium coil
- It is cheaper than some other metals such as copper.
- It has good electrical conductivity.
- It is flexible and easy to produce in large quantities.
 Uses of aluminium coil
Due to its corrosion resistance, strength, machinability and weldability, aluminium coil is commonly used for architectural decoration. In addition to surface finishes, some construction projects rely on aluminium coil to for structures, windows, doors, ceilings, curtain wall profiles, pressed panels, painted panels and more.
 Food Industry
The main reason why food cans are made from aluminium coils is because of its ductility, rust resistance and corrosion resistance. In addition to cans, aluminium coils also help produce lids, bottles and other packaging.
Automobiles and other vehicles can be made of aluminium coils. This is because such vehicles require lightweight, durable and rust-resistant. Most transportation vehicles that rely on aluminum coil construction include engine components, air conditioners, radiators, wheels, doors, etc.
 Electrical and electronics
Although the metal does not conduct electricity as well as copper, aluminium coils are used in many electronic products. Aluminium is often used for wiring because its corrosion resistance ensures that the wire will last a long time. This is why things like power cords and air conditioners with electrical components have a long life.
- Aluminium decking.
- Cast iron.
- Difference between cast iron and wrought iron.
- Failure of metals.
- Galvanised steel.
- Lead in construction.
- Major cast metal components.
- Metal fabrication.
- Metal roofing.
- Stainless steel.
- Structural principles.
- Structural steelwork.
- Types of metal.
- Types of steel.
- Weathering steel.
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