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

Architect Creates Over-Sized Dibond Lamps For Australian Lighting Company

The impressive award-winning and uniquely well-rounded designer, developed a series of demonstration stands for lighting Organic Response. According to Bamborough, “The brief was to create a foldable and transportable stand that could house a standard luminaire, and exhibit the ability of the Organic Response Sensor Node.”

Designers Create Folded Table Using One Square Meter Of Dibond ACM

Dibond is often chosen for exterior signage due the product’s weather resistant properties. Interestingly, this feature has allowed for the material’s expansion into the exterior furniture market. Dunger Design in Germany created a striking table design called One Square, named as such for using one square meter of Dibond aluminum composite material.

Photographer Captures Haunting Images Of Solders In Undocumented Battle

Unseen Waterloo: The Conflict Revisited’ is an explorative photography series by Sam Faulkner that commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. Its purpose is to capture imagery of the soldiers, as if photography had existed then.

Artist Creates Photography Series Of Wild Horses On The Eiffel Tower

Multimedia artist, Paola Pivi, creates dream-like artworks. Her photography series’ feature animals in surreal environments, donkeys in boats, zebras in snow, and her latest series showcases horses on the Eiffel Tower.

Online Retailers Cant Give Us What We Get Inside The Store

Although consumer goods are sold online, and the online shopping experience is both easy and convenient, there is something about the experience of being within a retail store that you simply cannot get online. The tangibility of feeling, holding and smelling products is a major draw, forcing online retailers to open brick and mortars.

Artist Creates Uncategorized Exhibition Capturing Memorable Moments of Hip Hop Culture

Chi Modu is a Nigerian-born artist whose photography has gained global recognition. Given the opportunity at a young age to stay in the states, while his parents remained in Nigeria, he was given a unique sense of independence and self-awareness early on. After his college career at Rutgers, he got a job at The Source, which was the definitive magazine for hip-hop culture at the time.

In Case You Missed It: Creative Dibond Art Applications

We’ve examined a multitude of artistic applications for our Dibond aluminum composite material. Over the years, artists have used it as a substrate for painting, a mounting substrate for their photography, a furniture medium and even a substrate for three-dimensional sculpture.