- Does Reynobond® have a high-gloss paint finish?
- How are Alcoa and Reynobond different from Alucobond® and ALPOLIC®?
- How long has Reynobond been on the market?
- What is the weight of a typical panel?
- What thicknesses are available?
- What makes Reynobond so flat?
- What panel sizes are available?
- Why are panels made in those dimensions?
- Is Reynobond available in natural metal panels?
- Where is Reynobond manufactured?
- What is the difference between ACM and aluminum plate?
- Does Reynobond have an anodized ACM?
- Is Reynobond an LEED product?
- Can Reynobond be post-painted?
Q: Does Reynobond® have a high-gloss paint finish?
Reynobond is available in several different paint finishes, from low gloss to high gloss. Please check with your Sales Manager to learn more.
Q: How are Alcoa and Reynobond different from Alucobond® and ALPOLIC®?
Reynobond is made in the same continuous process that the other two manufacturers use; however, we have the highest published bond strength. We offer Reynobond in different paint systems, depending on your usage and/or budget. Reynobond colors can also be made available in matching flat sheets for 0.040" flashing. Please inquire with your Alcoa Sales Manager for details.
Q: How long has Reynobond been on the market?
Reynobond was first produced in our Eastman, Georgia, plant in 1989.
Q: What is the weight of a typical panel?
The Reynobond sheet good weighs only 1.12 pounds per square foot for the standard PE core. System panels will be of various weights, depending on the size and amount of extrusions and the stiffeners required, as well as if they are of natural metal, like zinc or copper.
Q: What thicknesses are available?
2 mm, 3 mm, 4 mm and 6 mm. Typical thicknesses for architectural applications are 4 and 6 mm, 3 mm is typical for CID, and 2 mm for corporate identity design applications.
Q: What makes Reynobond so flat?
Reynobond’s two thin sheets of aluminum that sandwich a solid core of extruded thermoplastic material are molded together under heat, pressure and tension and formed in a continuous process with no glues or adhesives between dissimilar materials. Tension is key to flatness; the thin skins have tension applied to them at 14 different points before they are joined with the core.
Q: What panel sizes are available?
Standard architectural panels come in two widths: 50" and 62".
Q: Why are panels made in those dimensions?
The typical panel fabrication involves creating a 1" leg around the entire panel. Thus, a 50" panel yields a 48" net width, and a 62" panel yields a 60" net width. Reynobond does offer a 78 ¾"-wide panel; please check with your local Sales Manager for availability.
Q: Is Reynobond available in natural metal panels?
Yes. Please ask your sales representative about our Natural Metals products: stainless steel, titanium, zinc and copper.
Q: Where is Reynobond manufactured?
Reynobond is manufactured in Eastman, Georgia, USA, and in Merxheim, France.
Q: What is the difference between ACM and aluminum plate?
Aluminum Composite Material (ACM) has several advantages over aluminum plate of similar thickness. ACM skins, due to their reduced thickness, can be coil coated for an extremely uniform finish versus a spray application of paint that you will get with plate. ACM is significantly lighter than plate of comparable thickness. ACM is also flatter than plate, and can be bent to a much smaller radius than comparable plate, allowing sharp, crisp corners.
Q: Does Reynobond have an anodized ACM?
No. However we do provide paint finishes that simulate anodized — and some are made to closely resemble Kawneer’s anodized finishes. Please contact your local Sales Manager for more information.
Q: Is Reynobond an LEED product?
Yes. Please contact your local Sales Manager for more information.
Q: Can Reynobond be post-painted?
Reynobond is painted in a coil coating process, which gives a very uniform and high-quality finish. While this finish cannot be exactly duplicated in the field, it is possible to paint Reynobond successfully.