Application of aluminum foil in packaging

Update:30-09-2018
Summary:

Aluminum foil is widely used in automobile manufacturin […]

Aluminum foil is widely used in automobile manufacturing, textile, electronics industry, electromechanical industry, aerospace industry, packaging industry, construction industry, shipbuilding industry, etc. It is an important industrial raw material.

At present, China can consume 161,300 tons of aluminum foil per year. China's aluminum foil market consumption of the largest products is air-conditioning foil; followed by smoked foil, China is the world's largest cigarette production and consumption countries, cigarette packaging annual consumption of tobacco foil reached 35,000 tons, accounting for 60% of total double-zero foil consumption The third is decorative foil, used in the construction industry for heat insulation, moisture-proof and decorative materials.

At present, the construction and home appliance industry in China has formed an application boom for decorative foils; the fourth is cable foil, which uses the sealing and shielding properties of aluminum foil as a line.

The consumption of aluminum foil in the above four varieties accounts for more than 70% of the total consumption of aluminum foil in China. Foil, electronic foil, automotive foil and flexible packaging foil have also become important consumption growth points in the aluminum foil market.

In addition to cigarette packaging, the application of aluminum foil in the packaging industry mainly includes: aluminum-plastic composite bags, pharmaceutical aluminum foil blister packaging and chocolate packaging. Some high-end beer also wraps aluminum foil on the mouth of the bottle.