Foil on the frontline
On many occasions aluminium foil has stepped up to help deliver solutions to problems facing the world. This sounds quite dramatic, but in the course of a long history the characteristics of this highly adaptable and very flexible material has been called upon to meet fresh challenges – often using the attributes it has always possessed, but in different circumstances. The current pandemic has put such attributes into sharp focus. Once again foil is working on the front line, helping to deliver a safer environment in the fight to control the COVID-19 virus.