Aluminum

  • Extruded 6063
  • Extruded 6061
  • Mixed Low Clips
  • Old Sheet
  • Aluminum Radiators
  • Cast Aluminum
  • Turnings
  • Litho Sheets
  • Aluminum Cans (UBC)
  • Aluminum Rims
  • Chrome Rims
  • Hurricane Shutters
  • Insulated Wire
  • Irony
  • Aircraft parts
  • The aluminum used in today’s products is produced from the ore bauxite, which must be strip-mined? This process involves cutting open pits in landscapes, such as mountains and forests.
  • Strip mining for bauxite is a leading contributor to deforestation and pollution of freshwater reserves in countries like Jamaica, Haiti, Iceland, and Brazil.
  • Recycling scrap aluminum requires only 5% of the energy used to make new aluminum.
  • More than 30 percent of all aluminum in the United States comes from recycled scrap aluminum. Aluminum can recycling is the largest single source of scrap aluminum.
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