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What is alucobond used for?

Last Updated: 4th July, 2021

ALUCOBOND was designed and developed as a stable yet flexible wall cladding material to be used for architectural purposes. It is a composite panel consisting of two aluminium cover sheets in Peraluman-100, EN AW-5005 (AIMg1) in accordance with EN 485-2 and a plastic or high-mineral filled core.

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Also question is, what is alucobond?

ALUCOBOND® is a light aluminium composite material consisting of two aluminium cover sheets and a core material usually made of polyethylene.

Also Know, where is alucobond manufactured? While 3A Composites has ACM manufacturing facilities in Germany, the United States, India and China, all Alucobond product sold in Australia each year comes from the Singen plant in Germany, where the first ACM was manufactured.

Then, is alucobond fire safe?

A2, just like all the products of the ALUCOBOND? family, allows simple processing, is impact-resistant, breakproof and weatherproof and, above all, non-combustible. This test measures the distance of the flame spread and the light obscuration of the smoke development during a specific time period.

Is Aluminium composite panel flammable?

Aluminum Composite Panel has developed a lot since the original, combustible design.

The different types of ACP.

Panel Type Core Material Fire Rating
PE (Polyethylene) 100% Polyethylene Highly Flammable

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