With about one-third the weight of steel and similar strengths as steel aluminum has become a cost effective option for many industries including automotive. For the past 40 years aluminum usage as increased each year and with new demands for fuel efficiency is expected to increase at a faster rate. Aluminum has also been used for many years in the heat transfer industry since it is one of the most economical and second to only silver, gold, and copper in conductivity. Some of the Grades and Specs that American Steel and Aluminum carries are listed below. Please Call and talk to our experienced staff on what type of aluminum may work best for your project.