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Aluminium Composite Material (ACM)

Aluminium Composite Material (ACM)

Formerly listed on our website as Dibond. 3mm composite of two thin aluminium cover layers and a polyethelene core. Commonly referred to as Dibond, Dilite, Raybond, Alucobond, Hylite, Reynobond or Alupanel.

For a specific price on the size of your board, please use our price calculator.

Material Overview

  • 3mm aluminium composite material
  • Printed direct to substrate with UV inks
  • Can be supplied as single or double-sided
  • Extremely durable
  • Maximum board size: 2400mm × 1200mm (just under 8ft × 4ft) in one piece
  • Fully recyclable
  • Square cut as standard
  • Can be cut to a shape (additional charge applies)
  • Can be laminated with either standard or anti-graffiti laminate (additional charge applies)
  • Minimum order: £33.50

Also known as a 'sandwich panel', Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) consists of two aluminium sheets ‘sandwiching’ a rigid polyethylene core.

Our Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) is printed with a VUTEk h5, direct to substrate with UV inks.

Although the maximum board size is 2400mm × 1200mm (just under 8ft × 4ft), multiple boards can be printed and easily placed side-by-side to increase the image area.

Each item is printed and finished to your requirements.

Uses for Aluminium Composite Material (ACM)

  • Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use
  • Rigid signage

Finishes Available for Aluminium Composite Material (ACM)

Below are the standard finishes available for this material.

  • Trimmed to Size

    Boards will be cut to the size ordered with one of our Zünd cutting machines.

    There is no charge for this finish.

  • Cut to Shape

    Boards will be machine-cut to required shape with one of our Zünd cutting machines.

    Please note, there is an additional cost of £25 for each shape cut on rigid materials.

  • Gloss Lamination

    Also used as anti-graffiti.

    An additional charge per square metre applies.

    Dry-Wipe Lamination

    Designed solely for use with dry-erase marker pens. Has a glossy finish.

    An additional charge per square metre applies.

    Please note that matt lamination is no longer available.

  • Drilled Holes

    Boards can have drilled holes added, which will be machine-drilled by our Zünds.

    Standard corner-only drilled holes can be ordered via our website for a nominal charge of £2 per item.

    Our standard setup is four 5mm diameter holes (one in each corner), positioned 15mm from the edges.

    If you require any other setup of drilled holes (e.g. hole diameter, distance from edges, quantity, positions), please contact our sales team before ordering.

    Please note, when providing a measurement for the distance to the edge, we ask for a distance-to-edge amount, rather than a distance-to-centre amount.

  • Rounded Corners

    Boards can have rounded corners added, which will be machine-cut/routed by our Zünds.

    Standard 10mm radius for all four rounded corners can be ordered via our website for a nominal charge of £2 per item.

    If you require any other setup of rounded corners (e.g. radius, number of corners), please contact our sales team before ordering.

  • Drilled Holes with Rounded Corners

    Boards can have drilled holes and rounded corners added together, which will be machine-cut/routed by our Zünds.

    See above for more details.

    This is a combined finish at a nominal charge of £4 per item.

    If you require any other setup of drilled holes (e.g. hole diameter, distance from edges, quantity, positions) or rounded corners (e.g. radius, number of corners), please contact our sales team before ordering.

For help on setting up your artwork for these finishes, please refer to our artwork setup guide.

Notice

Please bear logistics in mind when planning your Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) order and feel free to ask our advice. The rule of thumb is that large boards could need to be delivered by dedicated courier or by large pallet, which increases delivery costs substantially. Please call for more information on this.

Artwork

To help ensure your artwork is processed quickly and without any problems, please refer to our artwork requirements.

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