Aluminum Composite Panels is a type of flat panel that consists of two thin aluminium sheets bonded to a non-aluminium core. ACPs are frequently used for external cladding or facades of buildings, insulation, and signage. If the core material is flammable. Usage may be problematic as a building material and some jurisdictions have banned their use.
Aluminum sheets can be coated with polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF), fluoropolymer resins (FEVE), or polyester paint. Aluminium can be painted in any kind of colour, and also. ACPs are produced in a wide range of metallic and non-metallic colours as well as patterns that imitate other materials, such as wood or marble. Also the core is commonly low-density polyethylene. Or a mix of low-density polyethylene and also mineral material to exhibit fire retardant properties.
3A Composites (formerly Alcan Composites & Alusuisse).Invented aluminium composites in 1964 and also commercial production of Alucobond commenced in 1969, followed by Dibond 20 years later.