Aluminum Composite Material

ACM for flat panel applications

E-PANEL is an aluminum composite panel used for interior and exterior display and signage applications. It is suitable for mounting graphics as well as digital or screen printing, and can be saw cut, routed or punched; however it is recommended for flat panel applications only. It can be digitally printed on both sides, and meets Class A fire rating based on the ASTM E-84 standards.

Material Composition

E-PANEL is comprised of two pre-painted sheets of .008” aluminum with a solid polyethylene core. Made in China to the specifications of 3A Composites USA. 

Advantages with E-PANEL™

  • Suitable for digital & screen printing
  • Can be printed on both sides
  • Suitable for mounting graphics
  • Very rigid with good flatness
  • Provides excellent durability in outdoor applications  
  • Can be saw cut, routed or punched  
  • Recommended for flat panel applications
  • UL Recognized
  • Class A fire rating (ASTM E-84) in gauges 4mm and less

Recommended Applications

Below are some of the more common applications for which E-PANEL™ provides a solution. While these are frequent uses for our material, we love to see the unique applications designers & artists come up with!

  • POP / POS Displays Medium-term application life
  • Exhibits & Kiosks Long-term application life
  • Interior Signage & Displays Long-term application life
  • Exterior Signage & Displays Long-term application life
  • Framing Long-term application life
  • Window Displays Long-term application life
  • Promotional Campaigns Long-term application life
  • Shelving & Storage Components Long-term application life
  • Dimensional Letters Long-term application life

Recommended Fabrication Methods

Thanks to over 40 years of manufacturing experience, we are able to provide general fabrication guidelines and best practices that have been successful with our materials.”

  • Mounting Cold mounting techniques only
  • Repositioning Vinyl
  • Digital Printing
  • Screen Printing
  • Painting
  • Saw Cutting
  • Routing
  • Die Cut/Punch Punch press die set is required, not steel rule die

Gauges, Colors & Sheet Sizes

Gauges and Colors Stock Sheet Sizes
2mm - White / White 48” x 96”
3mm - White / White 48” x 96”; 60”x120”
3mm - White / Mill Finish (Aluminum) 48” x 96”
3mm - Brushed Silver / Mill Finish (Aluminum) 48” x 96”
4mm - White / White 48” x 96”
6mm - White / White 48” x 96”


3A Product Brochure

3A Product Brochure

Product Sheet - DIBOND® & E-PANEL™

Product Sheet - DIBOND® & E-PANEL™

PDF 10/20/2019 
3A Composites Product Guide

3A Composites Product Guide

PDF 02/13/2018 
Application Guide

Application Guide

PDF 10/20/2019 

Fabrication "Quick Guide"

PDF 10/20/2019 
Fabrication Guide - DIBOND®

Fabrication Guide - DIBOND®

PDF 10/20/2019 
e-panel® - epL-5® SDS

e-panel® - epL-5® SDS

PDF 03/16/2018 


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