How to calculate aluminum plate weight and aluminum plate price?

- Nov 19, 2018-

As an emerging material, aluminum sheet is entering more and more industries; many companies understand the excellent performance of aluminum sheets, and use aluminum sheets instead of the original production materials in order to obtain better product performance. However, because I don't know much about aluminum plates, I often take a detour and spend money. Below, let me popularize the basic knowledge of aluminum panels for readers.

Classification of aluminum plates

1. From the chemical composition, at present, the aluminum plate is divided into 1-8 series in the world, except that the 1 series is pure aluminum plate, and the other 7 series are alloys of different elements, such as 2 series aluminum copper alloy, 3 series aluminum manganese alloy, 5 Aluminum-magnesium alloy, 6-series aluminum-magnesium-silicon alloy, etc. These series and pure aluminum plates are the most commonly used aluminum plate series.

2. Different from the thickness of the aluminum plate, the aluminum plate can be divided into two types: thin plate and medium plate. The thickness of the thin plate is between 0.2 and 6 mm, and the thickness of the thick plate is between 6 mm and 120 mm. Below 0.2mm, generally known as aluminum foil; above 120mm, is an unconventional specification, need to be customized.

3. From the specifications, the general specifications of aluminum plates are: 1000mm*2000mm, 1200mm*2400mm, 1220mm*2440mm, 1250mm*2500mm, 1500mm*3000mm

Aluminum plate weight calculation

Weight of aluminum plate = thickness of aluminum plate length of aluminum plate * width of aluminum plate * density of aluminum plate, aluminum plate of different alloys, density is slightly different, between 2.68-2.71, usually 2.7 integer. The weight of a 3mm*1000mm*2000mm aluminum plate is: 3*1*2*2.7=1.62KG.

Aluminum plate price calculation

Aluminum plate price = aluminum ingot price + processing cost, in which the price of aluminum ingot varies with the international market, it is very transparent, and the processing fee is slightly different for each aluminum plate manufacturer. The conventional specification and the production process of the pure aluminum plate are simple and the price is low; and the production process of the special specification aluminum plate and the alloy aluminum plate is complicated and the price is high.