Aluminium encyclopaedia

Weber’s ‘Aluminium Pocket Encyclopaedia’ contains the most important technical terms used in the aluminium industry and provides interesting information about aluminium, from A for Alloys through to Z for Zeppelin. It is intended to provide an introduction to the metal.

Grain structure

Structure of commercially available metals comprising microscopically small crystal grains. Their size and composition determine the properties but they can also be influenced within certain limits.