Why Aluminum


To think of aluminum as just another silvery-white metal is to overlook a remarkable spectrum of design opportunities. Its light weight enables you to trim precious ounces, and its high strength makes smaller, thinner components attainable. But while it scores high marks for function, aluminum also takes on an outstanding variety of looks and feels β€” a multitude of alternatives for creating and updating handheld devices and technologies for the home. Aluminum, magnesium, plastic, stainless steel, and titanium are common materials used often in Consumer Electronics. The chart below illustrates how the quality of a surface finish changes based on the material it is applied to.