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Looking for a high-quality stripped metal that can withstand the toughest elements? Look no further than Speciality Metals’ flat bar aluminium! With a width of 25.4mm and a thickness of 6.35mm, this versatile metal is available in various lengths to suit any project. But that’s not all – its durable design makes it resistant to corrosion and weather, chemicals and heat, while still maintaining its brilliant conductivity of heat and electricity. Plus, its hygienic properties and recyclability just add to the list of reasons why you should make the switch to flat bar aluminium for your next project.
We offer a wide selection of aluminium stripped metal 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 is proud to offer quality 25.4mm Width x 6.35mm Thick Flat Bar Aluminium Stripped Metal. As one of the leading suppliers in the UK, we provide an extensive range of sizes and lengths to suit your needs. Our stripped metal is durable, corrosion-resistant and resistant to weather, chemicals and heat, making it an ideal choice for a variety of applications. In addition, it has excellent conductivity when it comes to both heat and electricity. Its hygienic properties and lightweight, flexible nature make it a popular choice in the food and medical industries. Furthermore, it’s completely recyclable, making it an environmentally-friendly option. Trust us to provide stripped metal that offers durability, flexibility and a range of beneficial properties for your project.
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.
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Treating the surface of aluminium strip metal can enhance its appearance, durability and corrosion resistance. There are several methods you can use to treat the surface of aluminium strip:
Anodising: Anodising is an electrochemical process that forms a protective oxide layer on the surface of the aluminium. This layer is not only corrosion-resistant but can also be dyed in various colors for decorative purposes. Anodising also improves the surface hardness and wear resistance of the aluminium.
Painting: Aluminium strip can be painted with various types of paints, including enamel, acrylic or epoxy coatings. Prior to painting, the surface should be properly cleaned and primed to ensure good adhesion. Painting offers a wide range of color choices and can also provide protection against environmental elements.
Powder Coating: Powder coating involves applying a dry powder to the aluminium surface and then baking it to create a durable and protective finish. This process provides a smooth, even coating and is available in numerous colors and textures.
Clear Coating: Clear coatings, such as clear lacquer or clear epoxy, can be applied to the surface of aluminium strip to provide a protective layer that preserves the natural appearance of the metal while preventing oxidation and corrosion.
Brushing or Polishing: Aluminium strip can be brushed or polished to create a reflective, shiny surface. This is often done using abrasive pads or compounds to achieve various levels of smoothness and shine.
Chemical Etching: Chemical etching involves treating the surface of the aluminium strip with a chemical solution that creates a textured or decorative pattern. This method can be used to create intricate designs.
Laminating or Cladding: Aluminium strip can also be covered with a layer of another material, such as a protective film or a different metal, to enhance its properties or appearance.
Tips and Precautions:
Always clean the surface of the aluminium thoroughly before applying any treatment to ensure proper adhesion and effectiveness.
Depending on the treatment, it might be necessary to prepare the surface by sanding, cleaning or applying a primer.
Follow the manufacturer’s instructions carefully when applying any surface treatment to ensure the best results and the longevity of the finish.
Consider the intended use and environment of the aluminium strip when selecting a surface treatment. Different treatments offer varying levels of durability and protection.
Test any treatment on a small, inconspicuous area before applying it to the entire surface to ensure you achieve the desired result.
No, aluminium strip metal is not magnetic. Aluminium is a non-ferrous metal, which means it does not possess the magnetic properties that are typical of materials like iron or steel. This non-magnetic characteristic makes aluminium particularly useful in applications where avoiding magnetic interference or attraction is important. It’s worth noting that while aluminium itself is not magnetic, certain alloys or compositions of aluminium can exhibit slight magnetic properties under certain conditions, but this is not common and typically occurs in specialised applications.
Yes, aluminium strip metal is known for its natural resistance to corrosion. When exposed to air, aluminium develops a thin but strong oxide layer on its surface. This oxide layer acts as a protective barrier, preventing further oxidation and corrosion from occurring. This inherent corrosion resistance makes aluminium particularly suitable for applications where the material will be exposed to moisture, humidity or other potentially corrosive environments. However, it’s important to note that in certain aggressive environments, such as highly acidic or alkaline conditions, the oxide layer can be compromised. In such cases, additional surface treatments like anodising, painting or other protective coatings can further enhance aluminium’s resistance to corrosion and extend its lifespan.
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