How to Get Aluminum in Astroneer

How to Get Aluminum in Astroneer

Last Updated on 15 January, 2022

How to Get Aluminum in Astroneer – Learn how to create aluminum, its uses, and how to get all the ingredients involved

Aluminum is a refined resource that is crafted in the Smelting Furnace, requires Laterite, and has a byte value of 150 bytes.

How to Get Aluminum in Astroneer – Source

Aluminum cannot be found, you must create it from the following recipe

Requires: Smelting Furnace Module | Recipe: x1 Laterite = x1 Aluminum

How to Create the Smelting Furnace?

Requires: Medium Printer  Module | Recipe: Smelting Furnace Module = Resin x2 + Compound

Resin: Resin is obtained by using the Terrain Tool on deposits that can be found on all of the Planets

  • The Soil Centrifuge produces 8 Resin with two full Canisters of Soil
  • The Trade Platform gives 2 Resin for every Scrap, up to 8 total for 4 Scrap

Compound: can be found and gathered with the Terrain Tool on all of the planets, with varying rarity on each planet

  • The Soil Centrifuge produces 8 Compound with two full Canisters of Soil
  • The Trade Platform gives 2 Compound for every Scrap, up to 8 total for 4 Scrap.

How to Get Laterite?

What you can and should find is Laterite:

Laterite can be found under the surface of every Planet. The Trade Platform gives 1 Laterite for each Scrap, up to 8 Laterite for 8 Scrap

How to Get Aluminum in Astroneer – Uses

These are all the items that require Aluminum in their recipes:

Small Printer Recipes

Everything you can create on the Small Printer, and the resources you’ll need, plus aluminum

  • Oxygenator = Ceramic + Aluminum
  • Medium Generator = Tungsten + Aluminum
  • Medium Wind Turbine = Aluminum + Ceramic
  • Tractor = Aluminum x2
  • Trailer = Compound + Aluminum
  • Solid-Fuel Thruster = Ammonium + Aluminum
  • Auto Arm = Aluminum + Graphite

Medium Printer Recipes

Everything you can create on the Medium Printer, and the resources you’ll need, plus aluminum

  • Soil Centrifuge = Compound x2 + Aluminum
  • Buggy = Compound + Aluminum
  • Large T-Platform = Aluminum x2 + Resin

Large Printer Recipes

Everything you can create on the Large Printer, and the resources you’ll need, plus aluminum

  • Small Shuttle = Aluminum x2
  • Landing Pad = Ceramic x2 + Aluminum

Chemistry Lab Recipes

Everything you can create on the Chemistry Lab, and the resources you’ll need, plus aluminum

  • Aluminum Alloy = Aluminum + Copper

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