Choosing the right materials

APL can provide objective and practical advice

The material and finish choice determines not only the colour but also the texture and life of the finished products. Some materials have a design life of well in excess of 60 years, whilst others might require maintenance after only a few years. With our many years of specialist experience in supplying these materials APL can provide objective and practical advice to help designers make the best choices, including the grade of metal for exposed environments.

Most of APL products can be supplied in either Steel or Aluminium with a wide variety of finishes.


  • Pre-painted steel or aluminium
  • Armacoil™HDP-HT
  • Anodised aluminium
  • Mill finish aluminium
  • Corten Steel
  • Galvanised steel
  • A1 or A2-fire rated ACM


  • PPC Class 1 or Class 2 with upto 40 year warranty (including in marine environments)
  • Armacoil™HDP
  • PUF
  • ARS
  • Anodised
  • Stucco-embossed aluminium
  • HPS
  • Leathergrain Plastisol

Please contact us for more information

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Architectural Profiles Limited, 53b Crockhamwell Road, Woodley, Reading, Berkshire, RG5 3JP | email: | telephone: 0118 927 2424 | fax: 0118 927 2400

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