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Aluminum Composite Panel

ALUBOND U.S.A - A DESIGNER SOLUTION FOR MODERN BUILDINGS

Alubond U.S.A is the brand name for the new technology Aluminum Composite Building Panel from American Building Technologies, Denver U.S.A.The panel is a composite consisting of two layers of aluminum skin sandwiching a thermoplastic core in a continuous co-extrusion process. This new generation technology of mechanical and chemical bonding gives Alubond Panels an exceptional bond integrity.

The outer aluminum skin for exterior grade Alubond U.S.A Panels is coated with PVDF Kynar 500 fluorocarbon coatings. The lower aluminum skin is chromate treated.

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Alubond product advantages

  • Lightweight, extreme rigidity and flatness resulting in an economical option for high quality building facades and interior claddings.
  • Weather resistance combined with high acoustics, Thermal and Fire rated values.
  • Choice of Solid, Metallic, Granite, Veneer , Arctic Ice and Chameleon colors makes ALUBOND an Architect’s dream for a choice of interior and exterior facade’s treatment.
  • Kynar 500 PVDF Coatings from P.P.G U.S.A and Alcan Aluminum U.S.A used on all ALUBOND panels provides for 10 to 15 years warranty!
  • Easy machinability gives the flexibility of shapes making it a versatile panel to achieve complex designer solutions.
 


Comparison Chart between ALUBOND, Solid Aluminum and steel

Alubond Aluminum Composite Panels have distinct advantages over other popular Cladding materials like Solid Aluminum and Steel with superior Strength to weight ratio as well as flatness, thermal and acoustic properties to name a few.

Item
Product Range
Coating / Finish
Aluminum
Weight 4 mm: 5.48 kg/m2 3 mm: 8.0 kg/m2 1.5 mm: 11.47kg/m2
Flatness Very Flat Uneven Uneven
Heat Insulation Best Poor Poor
Sound Insulation 25db 15db 5db
Echo Response Low Medium High
Paint Consistency Best Inconsistent Inconsistent
Paint Microns Even Uneven Uneven
Weather Proof Good Good Good
Fire Proof Good Good Good
Fabrication Easy Difficult Very Tough
Delivery Quick Slow Slow
Total Cost Economical Medium Cost Expensive
Maintenance Easy Easy Easy
Installation Quick Slow Very Slow

 

 

Alubond Panel Dimensions:

Standard Width 1220 mm
Available Widths 1000 mm, 1250 mm, 1500 mm, 1550 mm
Standard Length 2440 mm
Available Lenghts Any length upto 4800 mm
Available Thickness 1 mm, 2 mm, 3 mm, 4 mm, 5 mm, 6 mm

Alubond Product Range

Product Range
Alubond ACP Available Thickness
Coating / Finish
Aluminum
  1mm 2mm 3mm 4mm 5mm 6mm    
Alubond - Exterior No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Kynar 500 PVDF Alcan - U.S.A
Alubond - Interior Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Polyester Alcan - U.S.A
Alubond - Granite - Ext No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Kynar PVDF Films Alcan - U.S.A
Alubond - Granite - Int No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes IT-Polyester Alcan - U.S.A
Alubond - Veneers - Ext No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Kynar PVDF Films Alcan - U.S.A
Alubond - Veneers - Int No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes IT-Polyester Alcan - U.S.A
Alubond - Arctic Ice - Ext No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Kynar PVDF Films Alcan - U.S.A
Alubond - Arctic Ice - Int No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes IT-Polyester Alcan - U.S.A
Alubond - Chameleon - Ext No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Kynar PVDF Films Alcan - U.S.A
Alubond - Chameleon - Int No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes IT-Polyester Alcan - U.S.A


 


Alubond Applications

ALUBOND' s array of colors and finishes combined with the inherent capability of forming into different shapes and contours with durability and weather resistance makes ALUBOND an Architect's Dream! Major Corporations and Multi National Companies have a definitive desire to make their structures an expression of Personal Designer Statement. ALUBOND becomes a natural choice to achieve this objective. The possible applications are limited to The Architect's imagination.

Wind Load v/s Panel Dimension

 
 

The above graphs show 4 mm and 6 mm thick ALUBOND panel's maximum permissible lengths based on the appointed wind load and panel width. The values given above are fixed only for panels that are supported on four sides.

Test report on the properties of ALUBOND (refer to ASTM test)

1. Physical Properties

Item
Unit
Thickness
Standard
 
3mm
4mm
6mm
 
Density
g/cm3
1.52
1.37
1.22
ASTM D792
Weight
Kg/cm2
4.55
5.48
7.34
Thermal expansion
10-6 / 0C
22
24
25
ASTM D696
Thermal conductivity (appearance)
W/m.k
0.15 ~ 0.19
ASTM D648
Temperature for thermal deformation
0C
113
ASTM D648
Acoustic insulation (100 ~ 3200HZ)
DB
24
26
27
ASTM E413
           

 

2. Mechanical Properties

Item
Unit
Thickness
Standard
 
3mm
4mm
6mm
 
Tensile strength
Mpa
45.8
48.0
38.2
ASTM D638
Yield strength
Mpa
43.4
44.2
30.4
ASTM D638
Extension rate
%
12
14
17
ASTM D638
Transverse modulus
X 104 Mpa
3.2
4.2
2.8
ASTM C393
Impact resistant (maximum loading)
Kg
1320
1670
2120
ASTM D732

 

 

ALUBOND U.S.A Granite Finish Panels

An innovative combination of high performance Polymers and multiplayer technology in Kynar PVDF films from ATOFINA has given ALUBOND the option of offering exotic textures and colors. Exterior grade panels in Marble,Granite, Veneer, double shaded Chameleon and Arctic figured textures are available with 15 years Kynar weather resistance warranties.

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