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Aluminum in the World Around Us

Posted: Jul 20, 2016 | Categories: Aerospace, Automotive, Composite Manufacturing, Energy, Engineering, Industrial Ovens, Manufacturing
Aluminum and Other Industries Aluminum plays a huge part in our everyday life, and its uses are growing. Three of the largest industries that utilize aluminum in their products are: • Aerospace: Aluminum is the key component in the aerospace market – in fact, aluminum makes up 75-80% of the modern aircraft. It has been an essential component since its beginning, as the original Wright brothers’ engine used aluminum parts in the engine to reduce weight. Today, everything from aircrafts to guided missiles to propulsion units use aluminum as their key component. It is often a chosen material for structural