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Differences between SMP and PVDF finishes

I think we can all agree, the business environment has changed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, as we begin 2022, we’re forced to continue dealing with these challenges. Rising material costs, labor shortages and supply chain issues have added to the complexity of doing business today.

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Watch our very own Senior Inside Sales Representative, Ed Quinlan, give you the top reasons why you should be using our Alumalite® ACM panel. 

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While the majority of paintings today are on canvas, it’s not always the best choice for painting. In fact, if not properly protected, painted canvases may crack over time.

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1. The aluminum skins used on Alumalite are twice as thick as solid core products and comes with a 10-year Colorfast warranty
2. Due to the thicker aluminum and corrugated truss-design core, Alumalite has a higher strength-to-weight ratio and withstands over 120 mph wind loads
3. Alumalite is approximately 50% lighter which allows for ease of installation and less structural support
4. The Polypropylene core in Alumalite performs better in extremes than Polyethylene solid core ACM panels

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ACM panel installations continuing over the top of an exterior wall and seamlessly transitioning into a coping/roofing element has become an increasingly popular aesthetic among design professionals.  This blog serves to provide design professionals an understanding of why ACM panel systems shall not be used in coping/roofing applications and presents alternative concepts to achieve a similar aesthetic.

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