AA3104/5182 aluminium stock for can body, end and lid application
The can stock market is one of the most demanding packaging market ,and our products have stood the test of time.
we has supplied coated can end, bare and coated tab stock products
to independent and multinational can-makers around the world for
more than 30 years. The advent of the all-aluminium can in South
Africa afforded us the opportunity to expand our can stock
portfolio and enter the exciting can body stock market.
What sets GBS apart in this competitive supply segment are our
close relationships, based on sound technical support, formed with
our customers and supply chain partners.
As a responsible supplier, our expertise in recucling has
accelerated since 2015 and we are well positioned to assist with
environmental Life Cycle Cost analyses and used beveage can (UBS )
recycling concepts and ideas.
These are the broad specifications of our products in the can stock sector.
Coated Can-end Coil
Gauge: 0.208mm - 0.330 mm
Width: 120 mm - 1650 mm
Alloys: AA5182, AA5042 (with mechanical properties designed to meet the
requirements of the end).
Coating Systems: Internationally recognised coil coating systems
complying with FDA and other industry regulations are available to
meet the requirements for beer, tea, carbonated soft drink and
other beverages. These include:
- Water based epoxy resin system
- Solvent based epoxy resin system
- Solvent based polyester resin system
- Coatings are available for post lube or non-post lube applications.
Coloured end stock includes a variety of gold shades as well as a
limited range of double coated can end to suit specific customer
Tab Stock (Coated & Uncoated)
Gauge: 0.240mm - 0.460mm
Width: 43 mm - 95 mm
Alloy Range: AA5182, AA5042 (with mechanical properties designed accordingly)
Tempers: H39, H391, H48
A range of standard colours is available, while colour matching to
meet specific requirements is available on request.
Can Body Coil
Gauge: 0.245mm to 0.305mm
Width: to 1 715 mm
Alloy Range: AA3104 (with mechanical properties designed accordingly)