Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Aluco SEVEN?

Aluco SEVEN were appointed Aust/NZ distributors by SEVEN China in January 2008. They have been in the building industry for over 30 years, including more than 8 years in the façade industry covering all aspects of the business including fabrication, installation, project management and estimating.

Who Manufactures SEVEN?

SEVEN’s Aluminium Composite Panel and Solid Aluminium Panel is manufactured in China by Dong’E Blue Sky and SEVEN Color Building Materials Co., Ltd. They are the largest Chinese manufacturer in their Industry Sector and commenced in 1996.

Describe SEVEN’s Aluminium Composite Panel (ACP).

SEVEN’s FR is a fire rated ACP with a non combustible mineral filled core which is in between two skins of aluminium varying in thicknesses from 0.15mm to 0.5mm. ACP comes in 3mm, 4mm, 5mm and 6mm thickness.

What are the sizes available?

Standard width ranges from 1220mm to 1550mm; however other sizes are available on request.

How many colours are available?

SEVEN has 40 Standard colours to choose from, but can colour match to samples provided by our Clients.

How long does it take to match a sample colour?

On receipt of a sample colour required, it usually takes up to 14 days.

Does the Colour Fade?

The major paint used is PPG Duranar which is a Class #1, 70% fluorocarbon coating which is recognised as the most durable and colour fade resistant paint technology available. PPG is a leading US Company having over 40 years experience. They have done extensive durability tests in tropical Florida USA and North Queensland.

Does SEVEN manufacture anti graffiti ACP?

Yes, SEVEN manufactures anti graffiti ACP on all sizes that are required.

How long is the warranty?

For ACP, Solid Aluminium Panel and Solid Aluminium Panel the warranty is 15 years. For Perforated Aluminium Composite Panel the warranty is 8 years.

What is the delivery time?

If the requested colour and sizes are in stock, delivery is 3 – 4 days, depending on location in Australia, otherwise 7-9 weeks if shipped from China.

What is the minimum order?

If requested colour and sizes are in stock, there is no minimum order. If shipped from China minimum order is 300m2

What is Solid Aluminium Panel?

It is a fluorocarbon spray painted Solid Aluminium Panel thickness 2mm, 2.5mm, 3mm and 4mm. SEVEN uses high quality Aluminium Metal to make flat, curved, round and various other complex shapes.

What is Perforated Aluminium Panel?

SEVEN manufacture a fluorocarbon spray painted Solid Aluminium Perforated Panel in 2mm, 2.5mm, 3mm and 4mm thickness. It can be cut to a Round Hole, Square Hole, Slotted Hole and a Decorative Pattern. It can be cut to various sizes from 30% to 40% and 50% to 60%.

What is Aluminium Honeycomb Composite Panel?

Honeycomb Composite Panel is made from aluminium honeycomb shaped core and faced with aluminium layer of PVDF coating and back aluminium layer adhesive. It is used on exterior wall for high rise buildings, interior wall and ceiling, space decoration and billboards. Also available in Marble, Granite & Wood-grain colour panels which give the same effect as the natural products but is lighter than stone & more rigid than timber.

What is Colour Coated Aluminium Coil?

SEVEN manufactures aluminium coils which are then painted with various colours depending on the demands of the Client. The coating thickness is 16 – 30 micron. Coil Widths are 1000mm, 1240mm, 1270mm, 1520mm and 1575mm.

What is Metal Frame?

SEVEN launched a new Joist for architectural decoration in 2007. It is a light steel joist specific for panel wall. The new light steel joist takes the place of traditional installation method in earlier technology. It allows architects, engineers and builders to be creative and is time saving, cost saving and has a quality appearance.

What do you mean by Stainless Steel Mesh?

A wide range of Expanded & Wire products is available, including Stainless Steel, SS Combo (copper/brass wire), and Coated Mesh (brass/copper colours). Exterior & Interior applications include Decorative and Security amongst others. SEVEN’s Stainless Steel Brochure shows a diverse range of Project applications and Specifications.

Tell us about Metallic Cloth & Metal Drapery

An amazing product used primarily for Interior applications with decorative & dramatic effect. Metallic Cloth is available in a wide range of colours & designs. Made ‘to order’ in Custom widths & lengths. Drapes softly, and can also be pulled taut and framed to give a smooth profile in either straight or curved designs.

Metal Drapery is a lightweight mesh in a broad range of styles & colours. Drapes smoothly due to weight of product, and can also be framed.

Can you provide advice or assistance with Installation or Technical Application Queries?

Yes. Our Team’s extensive experience in the industry, includes fabrication, installation, project management & estimating on major commercial projects. We look forward to working with you to bring your Projects to life!