Alloy parameters of aluminum foil for cups

Aluminium foil for cups is usually made of aluminium alloy materials with good processability and corrosion resistance, mainly including 8000 series and 3000 series.

3003 aluminum alloy

Alloy compositionAl 96.8% – 99.5%, Mn 1.0% – 1.5%
Physical propertiesdensity 2.73g/cm³, thermal expansion coefficient 23.1×10^-6/K, thermal conductivity 125 W/(m K), electrical conductivity 35%IACS
Tensile strength130 MPa
Yield strength115 MPa

8011 aluminum alloy

Alloy composition
  • Al 99.0% – 99.7%,
  • Fe ≤ 0.7%,
  • Si ≤ 0.5%,
  • Cu ≤ 0.1%,
  • Mn ≤ 0.2%,
  • Mg ≤ 0.05%,
  • Ti ≤ 0.08%,
  • Zn ≤ 0.1%,
  • others ≤ 0.15%
Physical propertiesdensity 2.71g/cm³, thermal expansion coefficient 23.9×10^-6/K, thermal conductivity 209 W/(m K), electrical conductivity 61%IACS
Tensile strength125 MPa
Yield strength110 MPa

What are the points to pay attention to when producing aluminum foil for cups

  1. Alloy selection: Choose aluminum alloy materials with good processability and corrosion resistance, usually 8000 series and 3000 series aluminum alloys.
  2. Production process: Adopt appropriate production process, such as rolling, annealing, surface treatment, etc., to ensure that the aluminum foil for cups has excellent surface quality, corrosion resistance and processing performance.
  3. Surface treatment: Surface treatment of aluminium foil for cups, such as electrochemical polishing, chemical polishing, coating, etc., to improve its surface finish and corrosion resistance, while improving the printability of aluminum foil for cups.
  4. Dimensional accuracy: Strictly control the dimensional accuracy of aluminum foil for cups to ensure that it can meet the production needs of cups of different sizes.
  5. Cleanliness: To ensure the cleanliness of aluminum foil for cups during the production process, to avoid the impact of dust and pollutants on its surface quality.
  6. Packaging: Properly package and protect the cups with aluminium foil to prevent damage during transportation and storage, which will affect their quality and use effect.

It should be noted that the above are only some basic points for the production of aluminium foil for cups, and the actual production process needs to be adjusted and optimized according to specific requirements to ensure product quality and use effect.

Aluminum foil for cups features

Aluminum foil for cups is often called aluminum foil lid or sealing foil and is commonly used in the food and beverage industry. This foil lid has a variety of features and benefits:

SEAL & PROTECT: Aluminum foil lids effectively seal containers, prevent leaks and help keep contents fresh.

Heat Resistance: Aluminum foil is heat resistant and suitable for use with hot-fill products.

Easy-to-peel: Many foil lids are designed with peel-off or easy-to-remove features, allowing consumers to easily open the container.

Customized printing: Manufacturers can print brand, product information, expiration date and other relevant details directly on the aluminum foil lid, thereby increasing product awareness and marketing effectiveness.

Overall, foil cup lids offer a combination of functionality, practicality, and marketing advantages, making them a popular choice for a variety of food and beverage products.

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Aluminum foil production line


  • Package: Wooden case
  • Standard Wooden case specification: Length*Width*Hight=1.4m*1.3m*0.8m
  • Once needed,wooden case dimension could be redesigned as required.
  • Per wooden case Gross Weight scale: 500-700KG Net Weight: 450-650KG
  • Remark: For special packaging requirements, corresponding shall be added accordingly.