Learning to solder aluminum metal sheet is a great skill to add to your DIY toolbox. Soldering is the process wherein two or more metal items are fused together by melting a filler metal into the joint. While soldering is generally easy, if become more difficult when working with certain materials. One of the most difficult materials to solder is an aluminum sheet metal because the aluminum oxide film on the aluminum sheet metal is so stable that it is very difficult to remove, even using heat from the soldering iron. Consequently, it is very difficult to solder and create strong joints on two aluminum sheet metals.
Aluminium Sheet metal is flexible metal sheeting that can be cut, designed, and shaped into almost anything you can image. With the help of an experienced sheet metal worker. The reason you can shape it into pretty much anything is because it is made into thin flat pieces or Aluminium sheets. These metal Aluminium sheets come in a wide range of sizes and thicknesses since it is used to make a large variety of items in multiple industries.
Aerospace aluminum sheet is used to make aircraft skin, fuselage frames, girders, rotors, propellers, fuel tanks, siding and landing gear struts, as well as rocket forges, spacecraft siding and more.