Karay Metals is proud to offer aluminum foil products. Our company strongly believes in delivering high-quality aluminum foil for several types of applications and uses. We understand this material is essential in a number of residential, commercial, and industrial applications. And, with our large warehouse, located right in Chicago, we are easily able to fulfill custom requests and ship with little lead time. That means getting the materials out the door to meet our customers’ needs. From aluminum foil to copper and steel materials, Karay Metals is a leading provider and one of the most trusted names in the industry.
Aluminum Foil Alloys 1050, 1145, 1200, and 8079
Karay Metals offers Aluminum Foil for general purpose and household use in Alloys 1050, 1145, 1200, 8079, soft or hard. Our Aluminum products are produced in some of the finest Aluminum mills in the world. Here are the ranges we can produce:
- Thickness ranges from 0.00078″ to 0.0078″.
- Width ranges from 1.57″ to 57″.
- The foil up to .0015″ has one side bright and one side matte finish.
We specialize in mill quantity orders of Steel, Aluminum, Brass and Copper products to give our customers the best prices possible. We can fulfill your long-term needs at prices that will give you the competitive edge. Plus, Karay Metals additionally offers many more product materials. For example, we offer brass rods, copper wire, prepainted aluminum, steel tapered shafts, and much, much more.
Benefits of Using Aluminum
Everyone comes into contact with aluminum on a daily basis. In fact, it can easily be found in several day-to-day uses. Most often, it’s associated with things like cooking, food packaging, and the like. But, aluminum can also be readily found in a number of other places. For instance, it’s used widely in electrical applications because of its conductivity. It’s also easy to recycle, often making it the best choice for the purposes of sustainability. What’s more, it’s corrosion resistant. So, it can likewise be found in extreme environments, where other metals cannot perform as well.
About Aluminum Foil
Aluminum foil is also used in a wide variety of industrial applications. For instance, it’s an ideal insulator. Typically used as a heat insulator for things like pipes and ducts. Or, it’s also used as a vapor barrier to prevent moisture penetration. Moreover, aluminum foil can reflect as much as 96 percent of radiant heat and it’s available in dense and perforated versions. It’s light in weight, so it’s easier to form into various shapes. And because it is lightweight, aluminum is more cost-effective to ship.
Furthermore, this material boasts fast installation qualities, helping to speed up the construction process considerably. It’s also used for its heat resistance as an adhesive. Just a thin layer of aluminum foil combined with a strong adhesive makes it ideal for situations where heat and cold conditions are factors.
The packaging industry also benefits from aluminum foil. This is because it prevents the degrading or decomposition of precious products. Therefore, it’s widely used in food packaging, as well as in nearly countless medical applications. It helps to protect against the effects of gases, light, moisture, along with germs. It’s versatility also makes it a good choice for some cosmetic uses. What’s more, it is also used in automobile construction and the aerospace industry.
Often referred to as tin foil, tin was replaced by aluminum foil in 1910. Its use is primarily for packaging of products with about 25% used in industrial applications such as thermal insulation, wiring, cables, and electronics.
Reasons to Choose Karay Metals
Karay Metals is a leading provider of aluminum foil. We understand how important this material is to our customers and strive to meet their needs at every request we field. Our experience, manpower, and equipment make us a go-to source for many types of metals and their various applications. Plus, we don’t sacrifice quality, no matter the size or timeline.