For over 50 years, 3A Composites has developed advanced technologies and combined lightweight materials into a unique and broad range of composite materials.
Today, we are the global leader in most of the markets we serve. We offer a variety of category leading brands for the display and graphic arts, construction, wind energy, marine and other transportation markets such as public transport in rail and road, and passenger cars as well as other industrial sectors. Our customers range from boat builders and wind turbine manufacturers to large building contractors and specialized distributors in visual communication
3A Composites offers many products including aluminum composite panels, plastic foam sheets (PVC) and lightweight foam boards (PUR, PS) for signage, POS/POP, exhibition stands, shop fitting, direct digital printing and more. Just some of the brands 3A Composites offers are Omni-Flute™ fluted polypropylene, Fome-Cor® Board paper-faced foam board, Sintra® PVC board, Gatorfoam® heavy-duty foam board, and Dibond® (ACM) aluminum composite material.
Screen-Print Ink Compatibility of Dibond®
Screen-print Dibond® signage and displays with recommended inks. Consult with the ink manufacturer if there are any questions regarding the use of a particular ink.
Cutting Dibond® Material
Dibond® can be cut using methods common to both the metal and woodworking industries. No cutting lubricants, oils or coolants are required.
ALUCOBOND© Color Guide
Alucobond Material is known for its color consistency. Coatings include the full range of finishes from 70% PVDF in both metallic and non-metallic to polyester.
The solid choice foamboard. There's a Gatorfoam® product for your project.
Screen-Print Ink Compatibility with Fome-Cor®, JetMount® and Foam-X® Recovery
Foam Boards with white clay coated liners, manufactured by 3A Composites, are often screen printed when used in the signage and display industry.
Painting Fome-Cor®, Jet-Mount®, and Foam-X® Recovery
Fome-Cor® products may be painted utilizing many commercially available coatings. It is advisable to pretest before committing to a production run.
Mounting on Heat Activated Fome-Cor®
Heat Activated Fome-Cor® provides an easy to use and time saving mounting package.
Mounting on Self-Adhesive Fome-Cor® HT
Self-Adhesive Fome-Cor® HT (high tack) is designed for mechanical mounting of all sizes of photos and artwork or hand mounting smaller works of art.
ALUCOBOND© Cleaning Information
Alucobond is a light-weight composite material consisting of two pre-finished 0.02" thick aluminum cover sheets heat-bonded to a core made of polyethelene plastic.
Gatorboard® Polystyrene Board
No matter whether large or small format, as a dimensionally stable black laminating board or white digital/screen print board: GATORFOAM® shows uncompromising class in all applications.