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ALPOLIC® & AL-Clad - Aluminium Composite Material

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Characteristics



Principal Properties

 
 
ASTM
Unit
AL-Clad
ALPOLIC®
3mm
4mm
6mm
3mm
4mm
6mm
Specific Gravity     1.99 1.90 1.81 1.52 1.38 1.23
Panel Weight   kg/m2 6.0 7.6 10.9 4.6 5.5 7.4
Thermal Expansion D969 x10-6°C 24 24 24 24 24 24
Apparent Thermal Conductivity D976 kcal/m.hr.°C 0.43 0.39 0.35 0.43 0.39 0.35
Deflection Temperature D648 °C   116 109 115 115 115




Mechanical Properties of AL-Clad and ALPOLIC®

 
 
ASTM
Unit
AL-Clad
ALPOLIC®
4mm
6mm
3mm
4mm
6mm
Tensile Strength E8 kg/mm2
5.0
3.0
6.2
4.9
3.5
Yield Strength E8 kg/mm2
4.5
2.7
5.9
4.5
3.1
Elongation E8 %
5
2
12
14
17
Flexural Eigidity (20cm span) C393 x105kg.mm2
14
35
7.3
14
35
Flexural Elasticity C393 °C
4060
2970
5000
4060
2970
Punching Shear Resistance
 Maximum Load (50mm Ø)
 Shear Resistance
D732
kg
kg/mm2

2040
3.3
 

1380
2.9

1650
2.6

2100
2.2




Dent(Impact) Test By Du-pont Method

Steel Ball Weight(kg)
Height(mm)
Dent Depth(mm)
AL-Clad
ALPOLIC®
4mm
6mm
3mm
4mm
6mm
0.30
300
0.5
0.4
1.7
0.6
0.4
0.50
500
1.3
1.0
1.6
1.4
0.8
1.00
300
1.4
1.2
2.0
1.7
1.0
1.00
500
1.9
1.6
2.6
2.3
1.5




Methanical Properties of Skin Aluminum: Alloy 3105-H14

 
ASTM
Unit
 
Yield Strength
E8
kg/mm2
15.5
Flexural Elasticity
C393
kg/mm2
7,000




Sound Transmission Loss
AL-Clad and ALPOLIC® have larger sound transmission loss than other materials of the same weight (steel, aluminum, plywood, etc.).The sound transmission classes (STC Nos.) are as follows:

 
ASTM
Unit
AL-Clad
ALPOLIC®
3mm
4mm
6mm
3mm
4mm
6mm
STC
E413
dB
2
2
2
2
2
2




Vibration Damping
AL-Clad and ALPOLIC® can dump the vibration velocity and/or amplitude as shown in below(the figure shows the result as 23°C):

Vibration Damping




AL-Clad Characteristics of Flammability
AL-Clad passes the following tests:

Country
Test Standard
Specimen
Result & Classification
United Kingdom
BS476, Part 6
Part 7
4mm & 6mm
Class 0
Class 1
Germany
DIN4102 Part 1
4mm & 6mm
Class B1
USA
British Thermal Unit (NFPA 259-93)
4mm
Passed
Climbing Drum Peel Test (ASTM D1781-76)
4mm
Passed
Tunnel Test (ASTM E84)
4mm & 6mm
Class A / Class B
ASTM E108 Modified
4mm
Passed
ISMA Test (Intermediate Scale Multi-story Apparatus)
4mm & 6mm
Passed
Canada
CAN/ULC-S 134-92, Full-scale Exterior Wall Fire Test
4mm
Passed
China
GB8625, GB8626,& GB8627
4mm
Class B1
Japan
Heat Release Test for Non-combustible Material (ISO5660-1)
4mm & 6mm
Passed
Certificate No. NE-0001

Note: AL-Clad 4mm has also passed the following tests:

  • Fire Resistance Rating Tests: ASTM E119(1-hr Fire Rating and 2-hr Fire Rating)
  • Fire Test for Roof Covering: ASTM E108
  • Fire Test for Interior: UBC26-3, Interior Room Corner Test
  • Non-toxicity Test: Combustion Toxicity Test, New York State, Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code


ALPOLIC® Characteristics of Flammability
ALPOLIC® clears the following tests:

Country
Test Standard
Specimen
Result & Classification
United Kingdom
BS476, Part 6
Part 7
3mm & 6mm
Class 0
Class 1
Germany
DIN4102 Part 1
3mm & 6mm
Class B2
Austria
ONORM B 3800
3mm & 6mm
B1
Switzerlands
SNV 52018 3/2
3mm & 6mm
5-1
Netherlands
NEN 3883
3mm & 6mm
Class 1
Belgium
NFP 92-501
S21-203
3mm & 6mm
M1
A1
Australia
AS1530 Part3
3mm & 6mm
3mm6mm
Ignitability00
Flame Spread00
Heat Evolved00
Smoke Developed10-1
USA
ASTM E84
3mm & 6mm
3mm6mm
Flame Spread50
Smoke Developed1510
Modified ASTM E108 6mm Cleared