Technical data sheets

GDA’s ‘Technical Informations’ and special publications are application-oriented and help the user to solve problems by providing specialist technical information.

A05 Cleaning of Aluminium in the Building Industry

Aluminium is widely used in the building industry because it offers a combination of light weight and high strength, good formability and high resistance to weathering together with a diversity of methods to produce decorative surface appearances.

W01 The Metal Aluminium

Aluminium was first extracted on an industrial scale in 1886 using fused-salt electrolysis. It rapidly developed into one of the most important of the widely used metals.This document is intended as an introduction to the fascinating world of Aluminium.