Aluminum paper

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A silvery paper prepared with a thin coating of Aluminum foil or flake Aluminum powder. The paper is generally calendered or embossed to produce a variety of wrapping papers for packages and food.

Synonyms and Related Terms

foil paper; aluminium paper (Br.); papier d'aluminium (Fr.)

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 337
  • The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980

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