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Friday, 2 February 2018

ALUMINIUM

It is present on the surface of earth crust in most of the rooks and clay. But to produce the metal bauxite
(Al2O3. 2H2O) is ideally suited ore.

Properties of Aluminum
1. It is having silver colour and bright lustre.
2. It is very light in weight.
3. It is good conductor of electricity.
4. It has very good resistance to corrosion.
5. It melts at 66°C.
6. It is highly ductile and malleable.
7. It has high strength to weight ratio.

Uses of Aluminum
1. It is used to make door and window frames.
2. Aluminum structural members are becoming popular.
3. Aluminum wires are used as conductors of electricity.
4. It is used as a foil.

5. Aluminum powder serves as pigments in paints.

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