Available in a wide range of colors and finishes, Alupanel is a dual-sided sheet with the ability to be fabricated, folded and formed.

Why use Alupanel?

  • Manufactured using 5005 alloy in the UK
  • Rigid, lightweight panel
  • UV resistant for outdoor use
  • Flat, smooth, uniform surface
  • For screen and digital print
  • Can be fabricated, folded and formed
  • Clean, easy-peel film
  • Premium quality product
  • 5 year warranty *

* PANELS WITH THE FINISH "BRUSHED ALUMINUM" NOW HAVE A 5 YEAR WARRANTY FOR EXTERNAL USE (ALUPANEL 0.3). All other brushed and mirror finishes are guaranteed for interior use only

AdhesiveCo-extruded to give superior adhesionCoreHigh quality PE coreAluminum skin0.3mm high grade aluminum offeringbetter performance, improved rigidityand excellent processing characteristicsfor easier cutting/bending, etc.Paint FinishAvailable in a wide range of colors andfinishes, painted Alupanel is a dualsided sheet with one side in high glossand the reverse in a matte finish.Protective filmDesigned to protect the panel duringstorage, transit and installation

Bigger Printing has used Alupanel® as its choice aluminium composite panel for a wide range of projects over a number of years due to its double-sided, high-quality, extra smooth print surface – making direct prints cost and time-effective. It's easy-peel protective film doesn’t leave any marks on the print surface, and Alupanel® is the only ACP manufactured in the UK....

David Bowen, The Bigger Printing Co.

Full Details

Alupanel is an internationally recognized product providing pioneering solutions to the Sign, Advertising and Construction markets. In a highly crowded business environment it is vital to get noticed. From eye-catching signage, innovative point of sale displays to highly effective way finding solutions, there is only one all round solution – Alupanel.

Alupanel is a premium quality composite panel made from aluminum composite materials featuring two 0.30mm aluminum sheets, sandwiching a polyethylene core. Available in one of the widest color ranges on the market, all standard PE colors come with a 5 year external guarantee.*

NOW AVAILABLE WITH OUR NEW FIRE RESISTANT CORE, PERFECT FOR APPLICATIONS IN AREAS WHERE ENHANCED FIRE CLASSIFICATION IS REQUIRED.

( * With the exception of Brushed Aluminum, all brushed and mirror finishes are guaranteed for interior use only )

>> VIDEO - PRINTING ON BRUSHED

For further information, you can access the product brochures and technical documents below.

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Applications

Alupanel is suitable for a huge range of applications in a variety of industries including those where fabrication is required

  • Sign Making
  • Wayfinding
  • 3D Lettering
  • Standoff Lettering
  • Lightweight Hanging Signs
  • POS Displays
  • Vinyl Application
  • Modular Sign Systems
  • Shop/External Fascias
  • Corporate ID
  • Exhibition Design
  • Outdoor Advertising
  • Interior Panels & Decoration
  • Direct UV & Screen Printing
  • Transport

Technical

Here are the sheets sizes and thicknesses available as standard along with the technical specification of Alupanel. Please note, some finishes are stocked in a limited selection of sizes, please contact us for specific details.

Panel Thickness (mm)23468
Skin Thickness (mm)0.30.30.30.30.3
Weight (KG/m2)2.93.84.756.68.59
1000mmx2015mm
1000mmx2440mm
1000mmx2050mm
1000mmx3050mm
1220mmx2440mm
1220mmx3050mm
1250mmx2500mm
1250mmx3050mm
1500mmx3050mm
1500mmx4050mm
1525mmx3050mm
1560mmx3050mm
2000mmx3050mm
2000mmx4050mm
2050mmx3050mm
2050mmx4050mm
Panel Thickness (mm)23468
Sound Absorption0.050.050.050.050.05
Sound Attenuation2324252627
Water Absorption % by Volume0.010.010.010.010.01
Thermal Performance R Values0.00470.00800.01130.01800.0246
Core CompositionLDPELDPELDPELDPELDPE
Fire PerformanceEN 13501-1:2007 Class DEN 13501-1:2007 Class DEN 13501-1:2007 Class DEN 13501-1:2007 Class DEN 13501-1:2007 Class D
Tensile Strength of Aluminium Layers149MPa149MPa149MPa149MPa149MPa
Panel Thickness (mm)+/- 0.2
Width (mm)-0 +2
Length (mm)-0 +3
Diagonal-0 +5
Thermal Expansion2.4mm/m @100ºC Temp Difference
Aluminium ThicknessAs specified in EN485-4
Paint Thickness (microns)20
Pencil Hardness2H
Toughness of Coating3T
Temperature Resistance-50ºC to +80ºC
Impact Strength (kg/CM2)50
Boiling Water ResistanceBoiling for 2hrs without change
Acid ResistanceSurface immersed in 2% HC1 for 24hrs without change
Alkali ResistanceSurface immersed in NaHO engine oil for 24hrs without change
Oil ResistanceSurface immersed in 20# engine oil for 24hrs without change
Solvent ResistanceCleaned 100 times with Dimethylbenzene without change
Cleaning Resistance>1000 times without change
Peel Strength>5 Newton/mm

Colours

In addition to our stock range, Alupanel can also be color matched to almost any RAL color - allowing corporate schemes to be matched with ease.



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