ALUCOBOND® PLUS has been developed as a rigid, yet flexible facade material that offers architects and designers unlimited opportunities for creative, innovative and individual design.
ALUCOBOND® PLUS consists of two aluminium cover sheets and a mineral-filled core that achieves a Group 1 result when tested to ISO9705. ALUCOBOND® PLUS also achieves a B Class rating and is deemed as limited combustibility or non-combustible in European countries when tested to EN13501.1. The unsurpassed finish and flatness of ALUCOBOND® PLUS, its dynamic range of colours, formability and weather resistance allow designers complete freedom of creativity.
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.
ALUCOBOND® PLUS is used in projects ranging from the precise construction of apartment buildings, high rise buildings, company offices, commercial and industrial buildings to the prestigious landmarks of modern urban construction.
Since all ALUCOBOND® products are fully recyclable, they are ideal for projects that highly value the use of eco-friendly materials.
- High formability and stability
- Full manufacturer’s warranty
- Internationally approved fire performance
- Stocked and distributed locally
- More cost effective than pure metals
- Diversity of brilliant colours
- Weather resistant
- Individual design and easy processing
- 5005 Marine grade alloy
- Lightweight and large panel sizes
- Applied coil coated Fluoropolymer (PVDF or FEVE) paint finish
- Now CodeMark Certified for fire compliance of the BCA 2013
Why Use ALUCOBOND® PLUS?
ALUCOBOND® PLUS is the original and the world’s most widely recognised aluminium composite material that is produced with various core thicknesses.
ALUCOBOND® PLUS has a factory applied coil coated Fluoropolymer
(PVDF or FEVE) paint finish; recognised and proven worldwide as the best architectural coating available today for all climatic and environmental conditions.
ALUCOBOND® PLUS is very cost effective, even in the most complex situations. Since 1976, numerous prestigious projects have been carried out in Australia using ALUCOBOND®.
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 3 and 4 mm thick ALUCOBOND® PLUS 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® PLUS, its dynamic range of colours and exciting shapes allow the designer complete freedom of creativity.
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® PLUS 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® PLUS offers.
Smaller structures, new or old, commercial or domestic, benefit equally from the ALUCOBOND® PLUS promise – a building that says “today and for the future”.
Public and Health Care Buildings
Public offices and civic centres demand a highly functional yet attractive solution for exterior and interior cladding. The wide array of colours, shapes and textural detail allows ALUCOBOND® PLUS to answer the call for a modern and efficient finish that will enhance the overall appeal of the dynamic urban setting.
ALUCOBOND® PLUS started life as a façade of choice for commercial architecture, although architects quickly saw how ALUCOBOND® PLUS could work with residential design and so began the amazing transformation of contemporary aesthetics with residential design.
Providing endless design scope with its dynamic range of colours, ALUCOBOND® PLUS allows architects to create truly unique facades that modernise any residential project.
ALUCOBOND® PLUS is suitable for interior architecture, hospitality, retail, corporate and entertainment applications where seamless building effects are desired.
ALUCOBOND® PLUS 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® PLUS 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® PLUS. The combination of surface finishes, colour options, durability and flexibility of ALUCOBOND® PLUS, all contribute to the modernisation of any building and create a dramatic transformation.
ALUCOBOND® PLUS offers outstanding protection from the weather and will with stand the effects of industrial pollution. ALUCOBOND® PLUS 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® PLUS is the ideal product for corporate branding. For these reasons, Australia’s most trusted brands choose ALUCOBOND® PLUS composite material for their corporate identity.
ALUCOBOND® PLUS is the ideal material to create and maintain your corporate image. Unlike other alternatives, ALUCOBOND® PLUS 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, Home Consortium and Hyundai use ALUCOBOND® PLUS for their institutional branding Australia wide.
ALUCOBOND® PLUS 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.