ALUCOBOND® PE is a light composite material consisting of two aluminium cover sheets and a core made of polyethylene.
As a light composite material, ALUCOBOND® PE can be used for corporate identity designs, low rise developments such as those you would find in the industry, refurbishments and transportation sectors. It is the ideal material for façade cladding, awnings and fascias.
ALUCOBOND® PE is stable and yet flexible, has a smooth surface and is available in a number of standard or custom colours. It is weather-resistant, unbreakable, shock-resistant, vibration absorbent & easy to install.
- High formability and stability
- Full manufacturer’s warranty
- Local and internationally approved fire performance
- Stocked and distributed locally
- More cost effective than pure materials
- Diversity of brilliant colours
- Weather resistant
- Individual design and easy processing
- Light weight 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
Wind Load and Permissible Panel Sizes
The graphs for 3mm and 4mm thick ALUCOBOND® PE 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 request
Contact our technical department for more information.
Technical Overview | Click here
*ALUCOBOND® is 5005 Marine Grade Alloy approved.Sheet Sizes
Realise decades of architectural individuality and classic styling with ALUCOBOND® aluminium composite material. The unsurpassed finish and flatness of ALUCOBOND®, its dynamic range of colours and exciting shapes allow the designer complete freedom of creativity.
ALUCOBOND® may have started life as a façade of choice for commercial architecture. Architects saw very quickly how ALUCOBOND® could work with residential design and so began the amazing transformation of contemporary aesthetics with residential design.
High & Low Rise Applications
Recent projects clad with ALUCOBOND® have pushed through design boundaries by creating the skylines of the future. Architects are further enhancing the renowned outdoor and entertainment style of living. Both housing and commercial buildings are now being built to utilise the light and are more open plan. Alucobond simplifies this with how easy it can be formed and the range of colours.The long lasting appeal of contemporary finishes, unparalleled durability and flexibility makes ALUCOBOND® 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® offers.
ALUCOBOND® is suitable for interior architecture, hospitality, retail, corporate and entertainment applications where seamless building effects are desired.
ALUCOBOND® 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® 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.
The most efficient and effective way to restore exterior surfaces and protect asset value is with ALUCOBOND®. The combination of surface finishes, colour options, durability and flexibility of ALUCOBOND®, all contribute to the modernisation of any building and create a dramatic transformation.
ALUCOBOND® offers outstanding protection from the weather and will with stand the effects of industrial pollution. ALUCOBOND® 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.