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Aluminum Foil For Many Uses In Your Life

2016-09-30

In food packaging it has many applications including aseptic packaging for drinks and dairy products that allows them to be kept outside the refrigerator or wrapping leftovers inside the fridge so they don't dry up. Travelling can also be more pleasurable and not messy anymore when you wrap all your food and sanwiches with commercial foil. Furthermore, wrapping delicate foods like mushrooms and vegetables with aluminum foil are ideal for barbeques. If you have never had an onion cooked on the grill wrapped in foil, you are missing out. It's also a great solution for packaging fast food or take-away meals.

When choosing insulations, one thing that many purchasers don't think about is how much sound protection is this going to provide? This question, however, is one that every insulation purchaser should ask him or herself, especially if noise is an issue in the structure being insulated. That is because some types of insulators provide better acoustical insulation than others.

Reflective aluminum foil is the most commonly used material when it comes to radiant barriers. Wikipedia defines a radiant barrier as a way of reducing the "radiation of heat to or from the surface of a material." Such barriers "reflect radiant energy." This reflective capability protects against heat during the hot summer months and corrals heat during the colder winter months.

Aluminum foil is not only used for packaging but also used to manufacture thermal insulation for the construction industry, fin stock for air conditioners, electric coils for transformers, capacitors for radios and televisions, insulation for storage tanks and decorative products. The many uses have forced some to call it the 'wonder' material.