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Cutting Aluminium

Aluminium is a relatively soft, durable metal that is lightweight, ductile, and malleable. Its appearance can range from dull, grey, to silver depending on the surface roughness. It is non-magnetic, won’t ignite with ease, and its low density and ability to resist corrosion are due to its being passive (a material becoming passive is being less affected by environmental factors such as air or water). With a continued focus on using lighter materials wherever possible, particularly in the transportation industry, metal fabricators are interested in learning about the best ways to process aluminium materials. Circular saws are used to cut aluminium, but due to …

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