What do you know about aluminum composite materials? Polymershapes is here to give you the 411 on ACM, which is a durable material that lends itself well to an array of applications. ACM consists of two sheets of aluminum, both of which are pre-finished. They bond to a strong polyethylene core in the middle, which is effectively sandwiched between the aluminum sheets. Together, the composites create a rigid sheet that promises durability and strength. Let’s learn more about the advantages of aluminum plastic.
Common Benefits of ACM
Aluminum composite material is beneficial in a number of ways. As mentioned, the material is rigid. Combined with its flatness, that rigidity allows it to withstand almost anything, making it incredibly durable for indoor and outdoor use. The rigidity also ensures that ACM will not bow or become misshapen. There’s no oil canning, in other words. Although it features aluminum sheets, ACM is far lighter than aluminum, which adds to its versatility. For example, it can be both roll-formed and routed. Interestingly, you can also digitally print or screen print ACM. That can allow you to create an out-of-this-world POP display or piece of signage.
Applications for ACM
It comes as no surprise that you can use aluminum plastic in numerous applications. It’s popular in the automotive industry, but it’s just as useful in building and construction. Its popularity as a signage material extends to both non-printed and electric signs. ACM makes a fantastic wall covering for many areas, and it’s particularly useful in movie studios and on sound stages.
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