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Product Overview

With improved fire properties, ALUCOBOND® A2 retains the established product performance of the ALUCOBOND® family, including impact resistance, simple processing, weather resistance and long term durability.

Invented by 3A Composites, Germany, with a high strength to weight ratio, ALUCOBOND® A2 retains the proven product performance of the ALUCOBOND® family, including impact resistance, simple processing, weather resistance and long term durability.

Lightweight, rigid and produced in a wide range of colours,  ALUCOBOND® A2 is the ideal product for airports, stadiums, hospitals, apartments and government buildings. 

ALUCOBOND® A2 has been implemented on numerous buildings globally since the early 90’s.   


The unsurpassed finish and flatness of ALUCOBOND® A2, its dynamic range of colours and exciting shapes allow the designer complete freedom of creativity.

High and Low Rise Applications

Cladding a new building or refurbishing an old one; there is no doubt that the long lasting appeal of the contemporary finish, unparalleled durability and flexibility of application makes ALUCOBOND® A2 an outstanding choice.

The means for creating a striking landmark in any location regardless of aspect or challenging environmental factors demonstrates the flexibility and variety ALUCOBOND® A2 offers.

Modern Refurbishment

ALUCOBOND® A2 offers an instant update to any building facade by transforming aged, tired or dated designs into new contemporary structures with striking appeal. A popular choice with building owners, ALUCOBOND® A2 is ideal for retrofitting existing buildings

After years of constant use and the ongoing effects of our harsh environment, many existing structures now exhibit stained concrete, cracked masonry, failing render and other time-related problems. Inevitably, this adversely affects aesthetics and market value.

ALUCOBOND® A2 offers outstanding protection from the weather and will with stand the effects of industrial pollution.   ALUCOBOND® A2 is an energy efficient and cost-effective method of contemporary renovation.

Contact HVG Facades today for more information on ALUCOBOND® A2.
Call 1300 881 712 or email: [email protected].



ALUCOBOND A2 Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) comes in 4mm, in specific cases 3 or 6mm can also be provided and consist of 2 layers of 0.5mm thick aluminium sandwiching a mineral filled fire-resistant core containing 90% non-combustible mineral filling.

The aluminium skins shall be of alloy AlMg 1- NS41 (EN AW 5005A nearest equivalent) having an ultimate strength of 130 MPa and 0.2% proof stress of 90 MPa.

With its 5005 marine grade alloy, ALUCOBOND A2 is ideal for projects that are within close proximity to water.

Aluminium skins of reduced corrosion resistance produced from 3000 series or 1100 series alloys are not acceptable.

Core materials containing re used core components, which could contain other impurities proven to be detrimental to the integrity and long-term performance of laminated materials shall not be used.

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.

Note: Spray applied coatings are not acceptable.

Rear face aluminium sheet to be left in chemically cleaned mill finish condition unless noted otherwise.

Front face sheet, shall be factory pre-finished in colour or finish selected from the manufacturers:

  • Standard Colour Range
  • Spectra Colour Range
  • NaturAL Range
  • Anodized Look Colour Range
  • Wood Design Finishes
  • Design Unlimited Range
  • Urban Design Range

Nonstandard colours or finishes to customers selection will be subject to minimum order quantities.

Applied coatings shall be protected by UV stabilized strippable PE foil, and should be removed within 3 months of installation on external façade.

ALUCOBOND A2  have been tested to the following Australian & International Fire Standards.

Test Description Result
AS 1530.3 Simultaneous determination of Ignitibility, Flame Propagation, Heat Release and Smoke Release” Ignitability Index   0

Flame Propagation 0

Heat Release         0

Smoke Release   0-1

ISO 9705 Full scale Room Test for Surface Products Group 1 Material according to BCA Specification C1.10.4 (b) (i)SMOGRA  0.630 m2/s2
EN13501.1 Classification of Reaction To Fire Performance A2 – s1,d0

PCS (Calorific Value) ≤ 3.0MJ/kg

DIN 4102.1 Fire Behaviour of Building Materials & Elements A2
AS5113 Fire performance of external cladding systems Test data available


ALUCOBOND A2 panels, prior to fabrication shall be stored horizontally on a dry, flat, level surface and protected from damage. Fabrication techniques as recommended by 3A Composites and HVG Facades shall be strictly adhered to.

These include cutting, grooving, folding, bending, rolling and edge treatment. Information relating to these processes and other requirements can be obtained from HVG Facades.

ALUCOBOND A2 to be supplied with a single 10 year warranty covering manufacturing defects, delamination, panel & paint performance and shall be supplied by the panel manufacturer, 3A Composites GmbH.

Separate warranties for panel and paint performance or warranties supplied by local distributors or 3rd parties shall not be acceptable.


Contact HVG Facades today for more information on ALUCOBOND® A2.
Call 1300 881 712 or email: [email protected].



Tech & Installation

Technical Fixing Details


 To view technical fixing information please click on thumbnails.


Wind Load and Permissible Panel Sizes

The graphs for 3 and 4 mm thick ALUCOBOND® A2 indicate the maximum permissible panel length without having to add a stiffener based on applicable design wind load and panel width.

  • Permissible design stress (σ = 51 N/mm²) safety factor 1.75 is taken into account
  • Values apply to 4-side supported panels
  • Values for other systems on request


Technical Overview | Click here


Contact HVG Facades today for more information or prices on ALUCOBOND® A2.
Contact our technical department for more information here.
Call 1300 881 712 or email: [email protected]





Sustainable Cladding

Continuous environmental protection is a priority for ALUCOBOND®  manufacturer, 3A Composites. It focuses on preserving natural resources to ensure a liveable tomorrow for future generations.

3A Composites are leaders in environmental stewardship and are members of the German Association for Sustainable Construction (DGNB, World Green Building Council (WGBC), and The United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

With its commitment to continuous improvement programs for environmental protection, many of which go above and beyond government regulations, 3A Composites ensures they are the leaders in their field. One of the first companies to develop its own environmental management systems, the company has EN ISO 14001 certification and is regularly audited by independent auditors.

ALUCOBOND A2® can be used to obtain points towards LEED, BREEAM and Australian Green Building Council (AGBC) Green Star ratings.



During the manufacturing process, all excess core material is recycled back into the manufacturing process and all scrap aluminium is sent back to aluminium processing plants for recycling. During the paint process, all fugitive volatile organic compounds (VOC’s) are captured, excess paint is recovered and used on the non visible surfaces of ALUCOBOND®, and all solvents used in the production process are collected and reused.

ALUCOBOND® is fully recyclable, each component including the core material and aluminium used in the manufacturing process, can be recycled and reused in the production of new materials.

Download Recycling for Future Generations Brochure here


Contact HVG Facades today for more information on ALUCOBOND® A2.
Call 1300 881 712 or email: [email protected].



Corporate Identity

Offering a wide range of colours, limitless design opportunities and availability of custom colours, ALUCOBOND® PLUS, MondoClad® and Dibond FR are the ideal products for corporate branding.

For these reasons, Australia’s most trusted brands choose the premium HVG Facades range to ensure a consistent look across multiple sites throughout Australia.

For the exterior, HVG Facades ALUCOBOND PLUS and MondoClad are the ideal materials to create and maintain your corporate image. Unlike other alternatives, the HVG Façade premium range incorporates attributes such as long-term colour consistency, weather resistance, excellent flatness, rigidity and formability, as well as ease of maintenance.

With unmatched strength to weight ratio, major organisations such as 7-Eleven, United Petroleum, Nissan, Puma Fuels, Holden and Mazda use HVG Facades for their institutional branding Australia wide.

The market leader for decades, ALUCOBOND PLUS offers a tailor-made solution for every project, in terms of exclusive colours, eye-catching details, unusual shapes or innovative surface contours.

Developed from marine grade aluminium, MondoClad is our premium solid aluminium panel solution. Offering exceptional quality and fire performance, MondoClad® provides a definitive, non-combustible cladding solution for compliance and safety with no complications.

Categorically non-combustible certified to AS1530.1, our MondoClad solid aluminium panel  comes in a wide range of finishes and sizes to ensure even the most complex designs can be achieved.

Both Alucobond PLUS and MondoClad provide architects, designers, developers, builders and contractors a premium panel they can safely specify for commercial, educational, aged care and residential projects without compromising design.

Dibond FR offers the perfect interior fit out solution to maintain brand consistency and a premium look.

Our dedicated Corporate Identity Managers, quality product and warehousing capability sets us above the competition.

HVG Facades has a proven history of facilitating smooth supply programs for large corporate rollouts.

Contact HVG Facades today for more information on your Corporate Identity requirements, or request samples online now.

Call 1300 881 712 or email: [email protected]


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For exact colour matching, request for actual colour samples.

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