Alucobond®

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Description

[Alusuisse Composites] A registered trademark for an aluminum sandwich with a low density polyethylene core. Alucobond® is an aluminum composite material, or ACM, that was first introduced in Europe in 1967 and in the U.S. in 1977. It is lightweight, strong and weather resistant. Alucobond® is sold in thickness of 3, 4 and 6 mm with a variety of surface finishes. Industrially, it is used for signs, canopies, exhibits, decks and wall panels. In museums, Alucobond® has been used for case construction and mounts.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Alucobond® [Alusuisse Composites], ACM

Other Properties

Aluminum thickness = 0.020 inches Aluminum sheets=Peraluman-100

Hazards and Safety

Nonflammable

Additional Information

Aluisuisse Alucobond: Website

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Pam Hatchfield, Pollutants in the Museum Environment, Archetype Press, London, 2002
  • Website address 1 Comment: www.alusuisse-comp.com/aluco_prop.html
  • Website address 2 Comment: Material Explorer at www.materialexplorer.com (Accessed Oct 27, 2005)

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