Aluminum Composite Material

Aluminum Composite Material

Description

Dibond® is the industry's leading aluminum composite material (ACM) for more than 15 years.  It is comprised of two pre-painted sheets of .012" aluminum with a solid polyethylene core. Made In USA.

  • Excellent for digital printing as well as mounting
  • Flattest panel on the market
  • Superior surface protects expensive digital and screenprinted graphics
  • Provides excellent durability in outdoor applications
  • Won't bow or oil can
  • Approximately one half the weight of aluminum
  • Can be routed and returned to add dimension or roll-formed to deliver sweeping curves

Flammability Characteristics

  • Self extinguishing
  • UL 94V-0
  • Class 1 or Class A fire rating (ASTM E-84)

Recommended Applications

  • P-O-P Displays Long-term application life
  • Exhibits & Kiosks Long-term application life
  • Framing Long-term application life
  • Framing - Archival Long-term application life
  • Signage - Interior Long-term application life
  • Signage - Exterior Long-term application life
  • Signage - Structural Long-term application life

Recommended Fabrications

  • Mounting Cold mounting techniques only
  • Repositioning Vinyl
  • Digital Printing
  • Screen Printing
  • Painting
  • Saw Cutting
  • Routing
  • Die Cut/Punch Punch press die set is required; not a steel rule die
  • Forming Curves

Availability

Gauges and ColorsStock Sheet Sizes
2mm White/White 48"x96"
3mm White/White 48"x96"; 60"x120"
4mm White/White 48"x96"
3mm Black/White 48"x120"
3mm Dark Bronze/Fine Silver 48"x96"
3mm Hunter Red/Caution Yellow 48"x96"
3mm Dark Green/Ultra Marine Blue 48"x96"
3mm Brushed Silver/Fine Silver 48"x96"
3mm Brushed Bronze/White 48"x96"
3mm Brushed Copper/White 48"x96"
3mm Brushed Stainless/White 48"x96"
3mm Black/Black 48"x96"

Downloads

Dibond® Color Chart

PDF 571KB 11/25/2013 

Dibond® Product Sheet

PDF 605KB 11/25/2013 

3AC Application Guide All Products

PDF 383KB 11/25/2013 

3AC Fabrication Guide All Products

PDF 437KB 11/25/2013 

3AC Product Master Poster All Products

PDF 185KB 11/25/2013 

Dibond® Fabrication Manual

PDF 2526KB 11/25/2013 

Profiles™ Product Sheet

PDF 839KB 11/25/2013 

Case Histories

Vibrant Photography Series Blends Eastern And Western Cultures

London-based artist, Hassan Hajjaj, was born in Morocco and his works span the artist realm working in furniture design, fashion, photography, as well as album-cover design. Splitting his time between Marrakesh and London his artist focus becomes this collaboration between Eastern and Western culture.

French Designer Creates Unique Lampshades With Dibond ACM

Dibond’s lightweight and durability allow the material to be used across markets to include signage, displays, exhibitions, interior design and lighting. As previously posted, Dibond’s use as a furniture substrate is becoming more prominent.

Artist Creates Incredible Hyper-Realistic Oil Painting On Dibond

Aaron Nagel is a figurative oil painter from California who specializes in realistic portraits. His works, often provocative in nature, feature a raw and exquisite painting style utilizing a hyper realistic form.Recently the artist discovered Dibond as a potential substrate.

Tradeshow Exhibit Uses Over 200 Custom Fabricated Dibond Panels

Over 200 Dibond panels were printed and routed to custom specifications for mounting in pre-assembled trade show displays by custom printer and fabricator PrintB3. The graphics were produced under strict time constraints, making the accessibility and workability of the materials essential.

Stunning Typographic Exterior Signage Uses Red Dibond ACM

Brown Falconer Architects collaborated with urban infrastructure specialists, Groundplay, in the design of the Mount Gambier Library in South Australia. The striking, typography-inspired exterior screen was constructed using Dibond aluminum composite material.

Beautiful Japanese Art Exhibition Uses ACM Substrates

Hiroji Kubota is one of Magnum Photo and Japan’s leading photographers. His life’s works focus on a plethora of themes from documenting Asia’s diverse culture to American history. Producing panoramic photographs of cityscapes, landscapes and daily life in Japan, the pieces for this exhibition took four years to compile.

Massive Dibond Display Featured In FIFA Guerilla Advertisement

Global ad agency, TBWA, developed a massive outdoor display for Adidas on the road to and from the Munich airport featuring German goalkeeper, Oliver Kahn. After helping the German national team place third in the 2006 World Cup, he retired just two years later.