How long does Altwood last?
Altwood Aluminium Wood uses a STF based powder coat product with a 15 year manufacturers warranty in accordance with AAMA 2604.
Does it need re-coating?
Altwood is not wood, it’s aluminium and unlike natural timbers will require no further touch ups or re-coats for the lifetime of the product.
Will it scratch?
If you mistreat anything, then you can scratch it. Altwood is based on warranty grade texture STF non marring powder coat technology, a market leading product for scratch and mar resistance designed to minimise damage during handling and transportation.
Is it flammable?
No, being an aluminium substrate, fire propagation testing shows a score of 0 for “Spread of Flame” in accordance with standard AS/NZS 1530.3 – 1999.
What are the size limits?
Altwood is available on extrusions up to 7,000mm long and up to 250mm wide.
Is maintenance required?
As we are dealing with Aluminium and not wood, the only recommended maintenance is a regular wash with warm soapy water.
Is Altwood Australian Made?
We are proudly Australian owned and run. We source and extrude all our Aluminium locally and all Powder Coating and production is done at our sites in Melbourne.