MAXMETAL is an aluminum composite material comprised of two, pre-painted .15mm aluminum panels bonded to a solid polyethylene core. It’s lighter in weight and more durable than both MDO and solid aluminum panels. MAXMETAL’s finish is ready for vinyl, screen print inks, paint, cutting or routing.

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  • Digital Substrate: No
  • Finish: Polyester
  • Thickness: 3 mm
  • Face Thickness: .15 mm
  • Material: Aluminum Two Sides Polyethylene Core
  • UL Recognized or Listed: Yes


  • 4' x 8'
  • 4' x 10'
Surface Properties
Paint Thickness (micron) 20
Pencil Hardness >HB
Toughness of Coating 3T
Temperature Resistance -50°C to +90°C
Impact Strength (kg cm2) 42
Boiling Water Resistance Boiling for 2 hours without change
Acid Resistance Immersed surface in 2% HC1 for 24hrs without change
Alkali Resistance Immersed surface in 2% NaOH for 24hrs without change
Oil Resistance Immersed surface in 20# engine oil for 24hrs without change
Solvent Resistance Cleaned 100 times with Dimethylbenzene without change
Cleaning Resistance >1000 times without change
Peel Strength >5 Newton/mm
Product Properties
Weight (Kg/m2) 3.55
Sound Absorption NRC 0.05
Sound Attenuation Rw db 24
Water Absorption % by volume 0.01
Thermal Performance R Values 0.0057
Core Composition Polyethylene
Flammability BS476 Part 6: Class 0, Part 7: Class 1
Dimensional Tolerances
Thickness (mm) -0 + 0.2
Width (mm) ±2
Length (mm) ±3
Diagonal (mm) ±5
Thermal Expansion 2.4mm/m @ 100°C Temp Difference
Aluminum Thickness (mm) ±0.02
Panel Dimensions
Panel Thickness (mm) 3
Aluminum Thickness (mm) 0.15
Standard Sizes: 4’ x 8’, 4’ x 10’, 5’ x 10’
Application Gallery
Available Colors

Ultra Marine Blue (RAL: 5002, PMS: 2747) / Moss Green (RAL: 6005, PMS: 336)


Brushed Gold/White


Brushed Silver/White


Traffic Red (RAL: 3020, PMS: 186) / Traffic Yellow (RAL: 1023, PMS: 122c)


Mirrored Silver


Jet Black (RAL: 9005, PMS: Black)


Black 6mm

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