Aluminium is a silver-white highly-lustrous soft metal which is capable of being rolled out into very thin foil (sheet aluminium). The material is extremely ductile and has remarkable good electrical conductivity (62% of the conductivity of copper. Read more..
Design for disassembly is a way to make products so that it can easily and cost effectively be taken apart at the end of the life to recapture materials for recycling. However, this require a high degree of understanding how different material is recycled, for example.. Read more..
Up to the middle of the 19th century there were only natural dyes, and most of these were vegetable origin; natural indigo being one of the more important dyes. Natural dyes to usually have no affinity for textile fibres until the fibres are treated with aluminum, iron, or tin compounds to receive the dye. Read more..