Technical Specification

ALUMINIUM COMPOSITE PANEL SPECIFICATIONS

The approved Aluminum Composite Panels shall meet the following specifications.

STRUCTURE
Panels shall be exterior grade, 4mm thick composed of a low density Polyethylene Core sandwiched between two sheets of Aluminum of 0.5mm thickness. The outer top skin shall be coated with PVDF KYNAR 500(more than 70% PVDF resin) Fluorocarbon coating from P.P.G, U.S.A. There shall be a protective coating on the back skin.

PRODUCT WARRANTY AND TESTS
Panels shall be installed as per the fixing details and accessories recommended by the Manufacturer and shall carry a 10 years Warranty on weather durability, UV color fading, corrosion, chalking, fading, weather damage and manufacturing defects. Panels shall be extensively tested in compliance to ASTM, BS standards and AAMA 605.2 requirements. Copies of Test Certificates for Fire rating from recognized International Laboratories like Warrington Fire Research Center U.K and Architectural Testing Incorporation U.S.A shall be submitted along with the material submittal.

APPROVED SUPPLIER
Alubond u.s.a from American Building Technologies Inc, U.S.A, Denver Colorado Tel: + 720 904 - 9180
Fax: + 720 596 - 5070
Email: info@alubond.com

LOCAL SUPPLIER
Eurocon Building Industries
Tel: 06 7441450, Fax: 067425196
Email: eurocon@mulkgroup.com

DEVIATION TOLERANCES
Thickness: 0.2mm Width: 2.0mm Length: 3.0mm
Diagonal < 3.0mm (length 2500mm) < 5.0mm (length 2500mm)
Side straightness < 0.5% of the length

FIXING DETAILS & ACCESSORIES
Typical fixing details and accessories shall be as per the Manufacturer's recommendation as per the enclosed drawings. All shop drawings will need to be endorsed for submission by the Local Supplier before submittal.

PERFORMANCE
Panels shall comply with the following performance standards.

Properties

Result

Test

Thermal Conductance

5.79 Btu/hr.ft2.0F (32.9 W/m2.0K)

ASTM C 518

Tensile Strength
Yield Strength
Elongation

5,408 psi (37.3 MPa)
3,737 psi (25.8 Mpa)
6.1%

ASTM D 638

Deflection Temperature Under Load

2110 C (411.80F)

ASTM D 648

Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion

2.02 x 10-5 mm/mm.0C
(1.12 x 10-5 in. /in.0F)

ASTM D 696

Impact Resistance

4092 psi (28.2 MPa)

ASTM D 732

Toxicity

Within Acceptable Limits

TCLP

Color Change at – 200C

No Visible Change

ATI, York U.S.A

Color Change at 80 0C

No Visible Change

ATI, York U.S.A

Delaminating at  - 20 0C

No Delamination

ATI, York U.S.A

Delaminating at    80 0C

No Delamination

ATI, York U.S.A


Method for Classification of the surface spread of Flame of Products

Classified As Class 1

BS 476 Part 7 1997

Method of Test for Fire Propagation for Products

Fire propagation index, 1  = 2.6

BS 476 Part 6
1989


ALUBOND COATING PROPERTIES

Item Result Testing Standard

Gloss @ 60

20-40

ASTM D523-89

Pencil hardness

H-2H

ASTM D3363-92

Color retention

Accelerated test 4000 hours, maximum 8 units

ASTM D2244-89

Gloss retention

Accelerated test 4000 hours, 90%

ASTM D2244-89

Chalk

Accelerated test 4000 hours, maximum 8 unit

ASTM D659-88

Flexibility
(T Shape bending)

No cracking or breakage

ASTM D4145-83

Adhesion

1mm x 1mm cross, no peeled off

ASTM D3359-87

Impact

No breakage, no loss of paint

ASTM D2784-82

Falling sand, sand blast

Passed

ASTM D968-81

Salt spray

For 3000 hours (5% NACL, 350C)

ASTM B117-85

Humidity

For 3000 hours (100% RH, 350C)

ASTM D714-87

Mortar resistance

No change

AAMA 605.2

Acidity and alkalinity

Passed

ASTM D1308-79

Mek test

100 times, passed

ASTM D2248-73

COLOR CHOICE
Color shall be as per the selection of the Client /Architect.

PRODUCT WARRANTY
All panels supplied on the project shall be warranted for a period of 10 years by the parent company American Building Technologies Inc, Denver U.S.A as per their standard Product Warranty. Material submittals shall carry a letter from ABTI confirming their willingness to provide the above warranty. The warranty shall be provided direct in the name of The Client from the Manufacturers and endorsed by the local supplier / Installer.

 
 
 
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