Aluminum is so critical to modern mobility, increasing sustainability and the national economy that without it, many of the conveniences of today’s world would simply not exist.
For more than 60 years, the Aluminum Association has worked with the industry to develop and maintain technical standards for aluminum production.
From designating alloys and answering technical questions to engaging with the academic community, our standards program is the backbone of a vital system that facilitates the production, sale and use of aluminum.
Forms to facilitate the registration of alloys and products standards following specific rules as prescribed in the pertinent American National Standards and the registration records.
The purple sheets are the newest addition to the Aluminum Association’s long-running “rainbow sheet” series, which provides alloy designations and chemical composition limits for various types of aluminum.
Apple has repeatedly turned to aluminum over the past two decades as the material of choice for some of its most iconic products – from the iPhone and iPad to the Macbook and Apple Watch.
Many coffee shops and brands have started packaging coffee in aluminum containers because of its ability to keep the products fresh.
Aluminum has played a crucial role in space exploration from the beginning, chosen for its lightweight strength and ability to withstand the stressors of space travel.