Extract of ores of which the most used is bauxite (rock containing 45 to 60% of alumina).
Low density. Lightweight. Particularly malleable. Perfect for alloys. Good electrical and thermal conductivity. Corrosion resistance. Low mechanical resistance. Recyclable.
There are allergies to aluminum.
Aluminum oxide, called alumina (protective coating against corrosion and insulation).
Aluminum alloys. Based on copper, magnesium, zinc...
Fields of application of DIY:
From tools to construction parts and frames.
Easy. Can be filed or sawn (oxidation to form a new protective layer is very fast).