How to define light gauge aluminum foil?

Light gauge aluminum foil usually refers to aluminum foil with a thickness of less than 0.01mm, that is, aluminum foil with a thickness of 0.0045mm~0.0075mm.


Example: 6 mic aluminum foil, 5.3 mic aluminum foil

Aluminum foil with thickness ≤40ltm can also be called “light gauge foil”, and aluminum foil with thickness >40btm can be called “heavy gauge foil”

light gauge aluminum foil

light gauge aluminum foil

Different countries and regions have different names for aluminum foil, in the United States and the United Kingdom, it is usually called tin foil. In North America, aluminum foil is called aluminum foil. In Australia, aluminum foil is called “Al-foil“.(Reference: Wikipedia

Specifications of light gauge foil

Temper: Soft (O)
Thickness:4.5 – 7.5 microns
Width:≤ 2150mm
Thickness tolerance:± 5%
Width Tolerance:± 1 mm
Coil ID:76mm, 152mm
Packaging(Flexible packaging, capacitors, decorations, cigarettes, wine labels, sterile foils)

8011 Alloy Aluminum Foil

8079 Alloy Aluminum Foil

What gauge thickness is aluminum foil?

1 gauge = 1/100 mil = 1/100,000 inch = 25.4/100000 millimetre = 0.254 micrometre

Alloygauge    inch   mm  mic
1235 light gauge foil,
8011 light gauge aluminium foil,
8079 aluminium foil

What are the applications of light gauge foil?

What are the applications of light gauge foil?

applications of light gauge foil

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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.