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Aluminum Products


Aluminum is a versatile, lightweight metal available in various forms such as sheets, flat plates, diamond plates, angles, channels, beams, pipes, and tubing. Aluminum is distinguishable by its silver-like appearance. It exhibits excellent strength-to-weight ratio and is highly used in corrosion-resistant applications. It is a preferred material across diverse industries. 

Allied Steel provides aluminum products in multiple grades, including 3003, 5052, and 6061, each catering to specific applications.

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Key Characteristics of Aluminum

Aluminum is a versatile and widely used metal known for its unique properties and benefits. Here are some key characteristics of aluminum:

Lightweight: Aluminum is extremely lightweight making it a preferred choice for applications where weight is a concern. It is used often in industries such as aerospace, automotive, and transportation.

Malleability and Formability: Being highly malleable and ductile, aluminum can be easily formed and shaped into various shapes and sizes. This property makes it appropriate for complex designs and intricate components. 

Corrosion Resistance: Aluminum provides excellent corrosion resistance due to the naturally formed thin oxide layer on its surface. This makes it adequate for outdoor and marine applications where exposure to harsh environments and moisture occurs often.

Recyclability: Aluminum is 100% recyclable without compromising its intrinsic characteristics. It requires significantly less energy to recycle aluminum compared to producing new aluminum. This makes it an environmentally friendly choice.

Conductivity: Aluminum is an outstanding conductor of electricity and heat. It is often used in electrical wiring, heat exchangers, and other applications where thermal and electrical conductivity are important.

Aesthetic Appeal: Aluminum is a popular choice for architectural and design applications due to its sleek and modern aesthetic. It can be anodized, painted, or coated to enhance its appearance and durability. 

High Strength-to-Weight Ratio: Although aluminum is light, it offers impressive strength. It has a high strength-to-weight ratio, making it reliable and durable for structural components.

Non-Magnetic: Aluminum is non-magnetic, making it ideal for applications requiring minimal magnetic interference, such as in electronics and MRI machines.

Applications of Aluminum

  • Aluminum has various uses, such as food packaging, automotive, construction, medical, and much more.
  • An example of its use in construction is in modern buildings for roofing sheets and other architectural designs.
  • Aluminum is also used in the aviation and maritime industries for parts in the machinery and equipment.
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