Aluminium is used in a huge variety of products including cans,
foils, kitchen utensils, window frames, beer kegs and aeroplane parts.
It is used in electrical generators and motors for electrical wiring and in electronic goods,
such as radios and TVs. Copper also conducts heat well,
so it is used in motor vehicle radiators, air-conditioners and home heating systems.
Steel is the world's most important engineering and construction material.
It is used in every aspect of our lives; in cars and construction products,
refrigerators and washing machines, cargo ships and surgical scalpels
It is used to manufacture steel,
used in civil engineering (reinforced concrete, girders etc) and in manufacturing.
Structural steel is mainly used for construction purposes thanks to the rigidity and
high strength to weight ratio. Structural steel is used to construct residential and commercial buildings,
aircraft hangers, bridges, etc.