Title: Production of high quality aluminium foil

Authors: R.J. Dean, W. Hauser

Addresses: Swiss Aluminium Ltd., Research and Development, Neuhausen, Switzerland. ' Swiss Aluminium Ltd., Research and Development, Neuhausen, Switzerland

Abstract: In recent years quality requirements for aluminium foil have steadily increased. The availability of wider converting machinery with improved tension controls has made possible higher converting speeds and use of thinner wider foils. The changes in rolling and finishing practice together with metallurgical improvements to input material and optimised inspection techniques are reviewed and discussed.

Keywords: aluminium foil; convertability; finishing; inspection techniques; manufacturing process control; quality control; rolling; tension control.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMPT.1987.036777

International Journal of Materials and Product Technology, 1987 Vol.2 No.3/4, pp.281 - 295

Published online: 07 Nov 2010 *

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