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How much is a ton of aluminum sheet?
- 2017-03-03 10:59 -
Aluminum sheet refers to the thickness of aluminum material is greater than 0.2mm , less than 200mm, and Its length within 16m. And it is also called aluminum plate or aluminum sheet. Technically, aluminum sheet refers to the rectangular sheet with aluminum ingot rolling processing, divided into pure aluminum sheet, aluminum alloy sheet, thin aluminum sheet, medium thick aluminum sheet and figured aluminum sheet.

The different sizes and thicknesses of aluminum sheet have thousands of specifications. So how to calculate the aluminum sheet price and what is the determining factor?
1.    The price of aluminum ingots:
As we all know, the prices of aluminum ingot fluctuate from day to day. Therefore, with the prices of aluminum ingot fluctuating, manufacturers of the same specifications of the aluminum products will also offer different prices. For example, the price of aluminum ingot was 10960 one day, but today the price is 9900, then if you buy aluminum now, per ton of aluminum sheet price will have 1060 yuan cheaper at least.
2.    Processing costs:
The processing cost per ton of different alloy grades product is different. Even the same type of aluminum sheet, the inquiry of different enterprises may also have different costs. This is related to the equipment capacity, product quality and other costs.
In Henan, for example, the production of a certain specification of 1060-H18 aluminum alloy coil processing costs is about 1800 yuan in Mingtai Al, while the processing cost of 6061-T4 aluminum sheet is more than $10000 per ton. While the offer of other companies is not the same, the main reason is the strength of the manufacturers, cost control, quality control and other aspects of the impact.
3.    Freight:
For large aluminum industry products, logistics and transportation is an important part of aluminum sheet sales. The transport distance and the number of goods have affected the calculation of aluminum sheet freight. In general, the average cost per ton of aluminum sheet is 300-500. Under normal circumstances, some larger manufacturers equipped with a more complete logistics system, and you can save some of the overall transport costs. Therefore, the aluminum sheet price = (aluminum ingot price + processing fees + freight) * number. A ton of aluminum sheet prices, by the current price of aluminum ingot + processing fees, as long as querying the price of aluminum ingot and consulting the manufacturer for aluminum processing fees, then "how much money a ton of aluminum sheet” can be a very simple calculation.