Daily Products Aluminum Is Found In

There are a variety of everyday products and objects that we use which contain aluminum such as:

  • Aluminum Foil
  • Soda, energy drink, and almost any types of cans which contain drinks
  • Baking and cooking pots and pans
  • Most bicycles and scooters
  • Eyeglass frames
  • More and more luxury products such as watches
  • Appliance frame structures such as printers, cell phones(iPhone), and computers.
  • Sporting equipment such as bats, goal post, and hockey sticks and more.

Interesting Facts

  • Aluminum is light, strong, corrosion-resistant, non-magnetic, and non-toxic.
  • Aluminum is the most common metal on Earth's crust at 8.1%.
  • Aluminum powders were used 5000 years ago fro dyeing.
  • Pure aluminum was first made in 1825 by a danish scientist.
  • Every year 21 million tons of aluminum are made.
  • Aluminum oxide can crystalize into one of the hardest minerals, corundum, which is used for sharpening knives.
  • Aluminum is one of the lightest metals at a third of the weight of steel.
  • Recycling aluminum used 5% of the energy that it takes to extract it from the ground.

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