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Alucobond® Axcent™ Flat Stock Line Expanded with New Colors for Perfectly Matched Building Trim

Alucobond Axcent

3A Composites USA is pleased to announce that it has expanded its color selection of ALUCOBOND® Axcent™ flat stock -- a line of painted 0.040" aluminum sheet designed for installation as building trim -- to include all stocked colors in the company's ALUCOBOND® Plus aluminum composite material (ACM) Classic line.

ALUCOBOND® Axcent™ is a 0.040" flat aluminum sheet that is perfect for any building project that requires painted metal trim, including building fascia, flashing and roof caps. Axcent™ expands design possibilities by offering the perfect finishing touch to projects clad in matching ALUCOBOND® Plus ACM colors.

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Apartment Residents Live In Full Color With Gleaming Alucobond® Spectra Color-Shifting Cladding

© Mark Kempf
Project NameExo Apartments
LocationReston, VA
AlucobondSpectra Ocean
ArchitectsR2L: Architects, PLLC
General Contractor John Moriarty & Associates of Virginia, LLC
Fabricator/InstallerCustom Walls & Windows, Inc.
Photography© Mark Kempf Photography

Marketing materials for the Exo apartments – which feature a gleaming contemporary façade – encourage residents to “live in full color” in this 457-unit multi-family residential community that opened in July 2018. Located in Reston, Va., Exo residents live less than 25 miles from Washington, D.C.

Consisting of two identical 16-floor towers connected with a single-story reception-area link building, the 530,000-square foot Exo is clad in ALUCOBOND® PLUS aluminum composite material in the Spectra Ocean color-shifting finish by 3A Composites USA. The ALUCOBOND® Spectra was selected as a complementary building material to the Exo’s color-changing smart glass technology that adjusts window tint to allow optimal natural light in.

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