Before to discover the raison why you should paint aluminium, let’s discover more about this material. Aluminium can be melted, formed and machined meaning that it can be manufactured into a variety of shapes. So, it can be used in a huge variety of products. In addition, it is also well-known for being a widely recycled metal, with over 75 percent of all produced aluminium still in circulation and being used; plus it has other advantages:
- It’s a very light metal
- It’s a corrosion resistant metal
- It serves as a good reflector
- It’s an excellent heat and electricity conductor
- It has a low melting point
- It’s odourless and impermeable
The reasons why you should paint aluminium
Some of these properties can be enhanced by a coating. Lacquered aluminium makes trays more resistant to food with an aggressive pH or high salinity, improves the aesthetic appeal of containers and enhances in the consumers the perception of the quality of the product. In addition, painted aluminium can limit condensation and bacteria growth.
Who could make this?
Italcoat can supply coated aluminium for a wide range of markets: food, beverage, pharmaceutical, HVAC-R and go on. In addition, it can provide specific superficial treatment for heat exchangers, energy recovery rotors and others products. If you’re curious about our coating, please contact us!