Blend Exterior

Blend ACP has the widest range of B1 & A2 fire-resistant exterior ACP. With over 70 colours in our product ranges, let us help and guide you on your next project.

Looking for Exterior ACP Cladding?

Blend Products understands the importance of meeting the South Africans National Standards and the application of the National Building Regulations Part T: Fire protection. Does your project require B1 or A2 fire rating? Blend Products introduces new technologies in Aluminium composite panels with materials which are lighter, stronger and more cost-effective but still achieving the SANS 10400 T requirements. Should your project be taller than three stories and require the highest fire rating of A2, now Blend product offers A2 solutions at an acceptable price to your budget.

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B1 & A2 Fire Rated

All external cladding should make use of fire-rated or resistant materials depending of the fire engineers requirements. Blend offer both B1 and A2 fire rated ACP's to meet your fire rating requirements.  Speak to us to better understand these requirements. 

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Best Price

We offer all our panels with a discounted price when applying your 50% deposit cost saver on ordering.

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Fully Certified

All our Blend panels have the highest certifications, certified to meet the international standard of the EN-13501, tested by the SGS and is compliant with all SANS 10400 requirements.

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Colour Range

Blend Products has over 70 colours available to choose from or match any project you may have, our standard stock held is Metallic Grey, Silver, Matt White, Matt Back, Brushed Silver and Anthracite Grey.

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Eco-Friendly

Blend ACP meets the national standard on green and environment protection for construction materials.  Aluminium composites are completely recyclable materials with a low carbon footprint to manufacture.

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Raw Materials

All our products consist of high strength aluminium alloy sheets. The core material options are PE core, Fire-resistant mineral core B1, Non-combustible A2 mineral core or A2 grade Aluminium corrugated core. Surface coating: PVDF, Polyester, FEVE, Nano-PVDF, Colour changing, scratch-resistant.

Blend Products Fire Rated ACP

Blend B1 AiryBond

Blend B1 ACP

BLEND B1 is an Aluminium sandwich panel with a 70 % fire-resistant mineral core and 30 % LDPE between two aluminium skins. The top side is coated with PVDF coating which gives excellent weather resistance with a 20-year warranty; this product is used for both exterior and interior applications. The weight of the panel is 7.5kg/m2. It is a green building, environment-friendly and fully recycled products. It is available in a wide range of textures and colour, Blend can also supply in customised colour and RAL or PANTONE shades. This product fire rating B1 as per standard EN 13501 -1. BLEND B1 is supplied in two materials BLEND B1 Standard and BLEND B1 AiryBond.

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B1 Standard & B1 Airybond Specifications

BLEND B1 ACP is a new high-security wall decorative fireproof material, using a noncombustible inorganic material Magnesium Oxide minerals are mixed with a polyethene base to make up the core.  The outer layer is alloying aluminium. The face is coated with a fluorocarbon resin coating Kynar500 with a protective vinyl film for transportation and installation purposes.

 

Aluminium alloy

AA1100 AA3003

Aluminium skin

0.30mm, 0.40mm, 0.50mm

Panel thickness

3mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm

Panel width

1250mm, 1500mm, 2000mm

Panel length

2500mm, 3050mm, 3200mm, 4000mm

Surface treatment

PE & PVDF, FEVE, Scratch resistant, Textured

Colours

Standard:  Black, White, Silver, Metallic Grey, Matt Charcoal Grey.  70 colours to choose, special colours available upon request

Gloss

20% - 80%

 

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BLEND B1 AiryBond ACP is the latest technology in B1 fire-resistant composite panels comprised of 70% inorganic minerals and 30% PVC base mix to make up the core.  Two skins of 0.5/0.5 sandwich the core and is coated with true Kynar 500 PVDF paint giving the material excellent weather resistance and a 20-year guarantee.  This PVC based core is superior to the standard polyethene based material due to it being lighter, more affordable and easier to install.  

B1 Fire resistant materials are suitable for exterior and interior applications up to three stories tall (18m) in accordance with the SANS 10400 T.

 

Aluminium alloy

AA1100 AA3003

Aluminium skin

0.30mm, 0.40mm,  0.50mm

Panel thickness

4mm, 5mm, 6mm

Panel width

1250mm, 1500mm, 2000mm

Panel length

2500mm, 3200, 3000mm, 4000mm

Surface treatment

PE & PVDF, FEVE, Scratch resistant, Textured 

Colours

5 standard colours: Black, White, Silver, Metallic Grey, Matt Charcoal grey.  With 70 colours available on order, special colours available upon request

Gloss

20% - 80%

 

 

 

 
Blend A2 corrugated core

Blend A2 ACP

Blend A2 ACP is a new high-security wall decorative fireproof material, use of either a non-combustible inorganic material Magnesium Oxide and polyethene mix as the core or an aluminium corrugated core. The outer layer is alloying aluminium. The face has a fluorocarbon resin PVDF Kynar 500 coating for external longevity offering a minimum of a 20-year guarantee. A protective vinyl film provided to protect the paint while in transit and fabrication.

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Blend A2 Non-Combustable & A2 Corrugated Core

BLEND A2 ACP is a new high-security wall decorative fireproof material, use of a non-combustible inorganic material 90% Magnesium Hydroxide and 10% Polyethylene mix makes up the core, the outer layer is alloying aluminium. The painted face is a fluorocarbon resin PVDF Kynar 500 coating for protection against the elements providing a minimum of a 20-year guarantee.  Vinyl protective film applied for protection during transport and fabrication.  Blend A2 ACP has been tested worldwide and achieves a product classifications as per EN 13501 – 1 A2

 

The solid mineral magnesium hydroxide, with the chemical formula Mg(OH)2 is a common alteration product of periclase in marble; a low-temperature hydrothermal vein mineral in metamorphosed limestones and chlorite schists; and formed during serpentinization of dunites. It is often found in

association with serpentine, calcite, aragonite, dolomite, magnesite, hydromagnesite, artinite, talc and chrysotile.

 

- Filler and Flame Retardant/Smoke Suppressant in one product

- Environmentally Acceptable

- Halogen Free

- Non-Corrosive

- Reduces Smoke Density

- Non-Volatile

- Largely Inert

4 Thermally Stable up to 340º C and thereafter undergoes Endothermic Decomposition

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STEP1 energy must be supplied to break the chemical bond.

STEP2 energy is released when new chemical bonds are made, releasing water.

 

LDPE (Low-density Polyethylene) is a hydrocarbon material which exhibits exothermic reaction by releasing energy when exposed to heat.

Mg (OH)2 is a natural mineral which exhibits Endothermic reaction by absorbing heat when

exposed to energy/heat.

 

Aluminium alloy

AA1100 AA3003

Aluminium skin

0.30mm, 0.40mm, 0.50mm

Panel thickness

4mm, 5mm, 6mm

Panel width

1250mm, 1500mm, 2000mm

Panel length

2500mm, 3000mm, 3200mm, 4000mm

Surface treatment

PE & PVDF, FEVE, Scratch resistant, Textured

Colours

70 colours, special colours available upon request

Gloss

20% - 80%

 

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BLEND A2 ASP also know as Aluminium Sandwich panel is a new high-security wall decorative fireproof material which has been tested worldwide and achieves a product classification as per EN13501 A2 fire rating.  This material is comprizes of 98% aluminium bonded with an adhesive laminate.  The painted face is a fluorocarbon resin PVDF Kynar 500 for protection against the elements offering a 20-year guarantee outdoors.  A protective vinyl is applied for protection during transport and fabrication.  

Blend's Corrugated core is grate for highrise facades as it lighter, more rigid and flat as well as more cost-effective than other A2 cladding options available. 

 

Aluminium alloy

AA1100 AA3003

Aluminium skin

0.30mm, 0.35mm, 0.40mm, 0.45mm, 0.50mm

Panel thickness

3mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm

Panel width

1250mm, 1500mm, 2000mm

Panel length

2500mm, 3000mm, 3200mm, 4000mm

Surface treatment

PE & PVDF, FEVE, Scratch resistant, Textured

Colours

70 colours, special colours available upon request

Gloss

20% - 80%

 

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