ALUCOBOND® A2 is the world’s leading aluminium composite material for fire performance. ALUCOBOND® A2 meets the European fire requirements when tested as a whole product to EN13501.1, recording a non-combustible result of A2, s1, d0. ALUCOBOND A2 also achieves a Group 1 result when tested to ISO9705. ALUCOBOND® A2 enhances the design and applications of modern projects.
Important – when evaluating comparable products, ensure manufacturers provide independent fire test results from NATA accredited testing laboratories. To avoid confusion and reduce your risk, ensure the product has been tested as a whole panel.
With a high strength to weight ratio, ALUCOBOND® A2 retains the proven product performance of the ALUCOBOND® family, including impact resistance, simple processing, weather resistance and long term durability.
Lightweight, rigid and produced in a wide range of colours, ALUCOBOND® A2 is the ideal product for airports, stadiums, hospitals, apartments and government buildings.
- High formability and stability
- Full manufacturer’s warranty
- Internationally approved fire performance
- More cost effective than pure materials
- Diversity of brilliant colours
- Weather resistant
- Individual design and easy processing
- Lightweight and large panel sizes
- Applied coil coated Fluoropolymer (PVDF or FEVE) paint finish
- Now CodeMark Certified for fire compliance of the BCA 2013
Technical Fixing Details
To view technical fixing information please click on thumbnails.
Note: The minimum standard fixing system is the ALUCOBOND® Flat Stick Method
ALUCOBOND® A2 has been developed exclusively for the higher requirements of the fire regulations in architecture. Due to its mineral-filled core ALUCOBOND® A2 meets the higher requirements of fire classifications. It is hardly inflammable and offers all the proven product properties of the ALUCOBOND® family.
By attaining CodeMark Certification, Alucobond Architectural, has reinforced its position as Australia’s most trusted ACM supplier. Recognised under the Australian Building Codes Board CodeMark accreditation scheme, this achievement provides architects, designers and fire engineers a complete solution to fire performance.
Wind Load and Permissible Panel Sizes
The graphs for 3 and 4 mm thick ALUCOBOND® A2 indicate the maximum permissible panel length without having to add a stiffener based on applicable design wind load and panel width.
- Permissible design stress (σ = 51 N/mm²) safety factor 1.75 is taken into account
- Values apply to 4-side supported panels
- Values for other systems on requestContact our technical department for more information.
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*ALUCOBOND® is 5005 Marine Grade Alloy approved.
The unsurpassed finish and flatness of ALUCOBOND® A2, its dynamic range of colours and exciting shapes allow the designer complete freedom of creativity.
Public and Health Care Buildings
With its superior fire performance, ALUCOBOND® A2 is the ideal material for airports, stadiums, hospitals and government buildings. Along with its fire performance, the wide arrange of colours, formability and high strength to weigh ratio ensure design and performance requirements of these buildings are achieved.
High and Low Rise Applications
Cladding a new building or refurbishing an old one; there is no doubt that the long lasting appeal of the contemporary finish, unparalleled durability and flexibility of application makes ALUCOBOND® A2 an outstanding choice.
The means for creating a striking landmark in any location regardless
of aspect or challenging environmental factors demonstrates the flexibility and variety ALUCOBOND® A2 offers.
ALUCOBOND® A2 offers an instant update to any building facade by transforming aged, tired or dated designs into new contemporary structures with striking appeal. A popular choice with building owners, ALUCOBOND® A2 is ideal for retrofitting existing buildings
After years of constant use and the ongoing effects of our harsh environment, many existing structures now exhibit stained concrete, cracked masonry, failing render and other time-related problems. Inevitably, this adversely affects aesthetics and market value.
With its proven fire performance and long term durability, ALUCOBOND® A2 offers outstanding protection from the weather and will with stand the effects of industrial pollution. ALUCOBOND® A2 is an energy efficient and cost effective method of contemporary renovation.
Continuous environmental protection is a priority for ALUCOBOND®’s manufacturer, 3A Composites. It focuses on preserving natural resources to ensure a liveable tomorrow for future generations.
3A Composites are leaders in environmental stewardship and are members of the German Association for Sustainable Construction (DGNB, World Green Building Council (WGBC), and The United States Green Building Council (USGBC).
With its commitment to continuous improvement programs for environmental protection, many of which go above and beyond government regulations,
3A Composites ensures they are the leaders in their field. One of the first companies to develop its own environmental management systems, the company has EN ISO 14001 certification and is regularly audited by independent auditors.
ALUCOBOND® can be used to obtain points towards LEED, BREEAM and Australian Green Building Council (AGBC) Green Star ratings.
During the manufacturing process, all excess core material is recycled back into the manufacturing process and all scrap aluminium is sent back to aluminium processing plants for recycling. During the paint process, all fugitive volatile organic compounds (VOC’s) are captured, excess paint is recovered and used on the non visible surfaces of ALUCOBOND®, and all solvents used in the production process are collected and reused.
ALUCOBOND® is fully recyclable, each component including the core material and aluminium used in the manufacturing process, can be recycled and reused in the production of new materials.
Offering a wide range of colours, limitless design opportunities and availability of custom colours, ALUCOBOND® is the ideal product for corporate branding. For these reasons, Australia’s most trusted brands choose ALUCOBOND® composite material for their corporate identity.
ALUCOBOND® is the ideal material to create and maintain your corporate image. Unlike other alternatives, ALUCOBOND® incorporates attributes such as long term colour consistency and weather resistance, excellent flatness, rigidity and formability, as well as ease of maintenance.
With unmatched strength to weight ratio and CodeMark compliance, major organisations such as 7–Eleven, Commonwealth Bank, Porsche, Masters and Hyundai use ALUCOBOND® for their institutional branding Australia wide.
ALUCOBOND® offers a tailor-made solution for every project, in terms of exclusive colours, eye-catching details, unusual shapes or innovative surface contours.
Our dedicated Corporate Identity Managers, quality European product and warehousing capability sets us above the competition. Alucobond Architectural has a proven history of facilitating smooth supply programs for large corporate rollouts.