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Aluminium strips are the perfect solution for a wide range of applications thanks to their unique properties. Speciality Metals in the UK is your go-to source for high-quality metal flat bars, supplying various lengths of 12.7mm width x 4.76mm thick aluminium strips. Made from durable and corrosion-resistant material, these strips can withstand exposure to weather, chemicals and heat. Not only that, but their excellent conductive properties make them a great choice for use in electrical applications. The hygienic properties of these strips make them suitable for use in food and medical industries, while their lightweight and flexible design make them easy to work with. Plus, they’re recyclable, making them an environmentally friendly choice. Trust us, you won’t be disappointed with the performance of these aluminium strips!
We offer a wide selection of aluminium strips online from trusted mills in the UK. Providing high-quality, low-priced aluminium flat strip products to UK businesses and the general public, Speciality Metals is a leading aluminium metals supplier.
Speciality Metals, a UK-based supplier, offers 12.7mm Width x 4.76mm Thick Metal Flat Bar Aluminium Strips in various lengths. These strips are highly durable and resistant to corrosion, weather, chemicals and heat. They are also hygienic, lightweight, flexible and recyclable. Additionally, aluminium strips are a good conductor of heat and electricity, making them ideal for use in a variety of applications. From construction projects to electrical wiring, these strips offer a range of benefits that make them a valuable choice for any industry. With their many advantages, it’s no wonder that aluminium strips are highly sought after by professionals who need quality, versatile materials that can withstand tough conditions.
Over 50,000 customers of Specialty Metals are provided with fast, friendly customer service every year. We’re the place to try when you need metal of any shape and size. We’re based in Warrington, UK. We pride ourselves on our rapid turnaround and a large range of options.
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Flat bar strip is also available in mild steel and stainless steel.
Speciality Metals are the best suppliers for you because:
Yes, aluminium strips can be recycled, and aluminium is one of the most recyclable materials available. The recycling process for aluminium is highly efficient and environmentally friendly. Recycling aluminium requires only a fraction of the energy needed to produce new aluminium from raw materials, which helps conserve natural resources and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The metal’s properties remain unchanged during the recycling process, allowing it to be recycled repeatedly without loss of quality. This recyclability contributes to the sustainability of aluminium and makes it a favored choice in industries aiming to minimise their environmental impact. Recycling aluminium strips, whether from industrial applications or consumer products, plays a crucial role in the circular economy and the responsible management of resources.
Aluminium’s strength-to-weight ratio is generally lower than that of steel. In other words, steel is stronger than aluminium in terms of sheer strength, but it’s also significantly denser, making it heavier for the same amount of strength. This is why aluminium is often favored in applications where weight is a critical factor.
There are different types of steel and aluminium alloys, each with varying levels of strength. High-strength steel alloys can be much stronger than some aluminium alloys, but they are also heavier. On the other hand, some high-strength aluminium alloys can approach the strength of certain steel alloys while remaining much lighter.
When comparing aluminium and steel, it’s important to consider the specific alloy and temper (heat treatment) being used, as well as the intended application. Steel might be chosen for applications where sheer strength and durability are paramount, while aluminium might be chosen when weight, corrosion resistance or other specific properties are more critical.
Dry Environment: Store aluminium strips in a dry environment to prevent moisture from causing corrosion over time. Avoid areas prone to humidity, dampness or water exposure.
Ventilation: Ensure proper ventilation in the storage area to prevent the buildup of moisture or condensation.
Elevated Storage: Keep aluminium strips off the ground to prevent direct contact with moisture and potential contamination. Use pallets, racks or shelves to elevate them.
Stacking: If you need to stack aluminium strips, use spacers between layers to allow air circulation and prevent scratching or damage.
Avoid Direct Sunlight: Prolonged exposure to direct sunlight can cause surface discoloration over time. Store aluminium strips away from direct sunlight or use covers to protect them.
Temperature: While aluminium is generally not affected by temperature fluctuations, extreme temperature changes can affect its dimensions. Try to avoid rapid temperature changes in the storage area.
Clean Storage: Make sure the storage area is clean and free from contaminants that could transfer onto the aluminium and cause surface damage.
Protection: Consider covering the aluminium strips with a clean cloth or plastic sheeting to provide an extra layer of protection against dust and debris.
Labeling: If you have multiple types of aluminium strips, label them clearly for easy identification.
Regular Inspection: Periodically inspect stored aluminium strips for any signs of corrosion, damage or changes in appearance. This can help catch issues early and prevent potential problems.
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