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Alucobond — Aluminium Composite Cladding System

Alucobond is a light aluminium composite material consisting of two aluminium cover sheets and a core material usually made of polyethylene. 

It has been developed as a rigid and, at the same time, flexible fascia material for architecture.

Key Features
  • Shows excellent product properties such as extraordinary flatness, a large variety of colours and perfect formability.
  • It has been developed as a rigid and, at the same time, flexible fascia material for architecture.
  • Alucobond is extremely weatherproof, impact-resistant and break-proof, vibration-damping.
  • Ensures easy and fast installation.
Scope of Use

The finish and flatness of Alucobond, its dynamic range of colours, formability and weather resistance allow a designer complete freedom of creativity.


  • High and low-rise applications
  • Re-cladding or refurbishing 
  • Public and health care buildings
  • Public offices and civic centres 
  • Residential applications
Statement of Building Code Compliance

Alucobond will comply with the following New Zealand Building Code requirements:

  • B1 Structure: B1.3.1, B1.3.2.
  • B2 Durability: B2.3.1 (b).
  • E2 External Moisture: E2.3.2, E2.3.3 and E2.3.5.
  • F2 Hazardous Building Materials: F2.3.1.
  • C Protection from Fire: C3.4(a), C3.5.
In-Service History

Symonite Panels has been designing and installing ACP systems since 1998. New Zealand’s largest and most experienced ACP contractor, with over 70 full-time staff in four offices.

Other Performance Attributes

The face sheet of aluminium shall be finished in a factory applied fluoropolymer (PVDF or FEVE) high performance coil coating in accordance with EN13523, ECCA Quality Label and Voluntary Specification AAMA 2605-11. 

B1 Structure compliant
B2 Durability compliant
C Protection from Fire compliant
Protection from Fire
E2 External Moisture compliant
External Moisture
F2 Hazardous Building Materials compliant
Hazardous Building Materials
Test Results
Maintenance Instructions
Colour Range
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Typical Details - 2 Stories and Above
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Symonite Panels Ltd are highly experienced specialist suppliers, fabricators, and installers of Facade Systems for the construction industry.

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