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Difference Between External ACP and Internal ACP Panel

Highlighting The Difference Between External ACP and Internal ACP Panel

Highlighting The Difference Between External ACP and Internal ACP Panel 1200 600 Viva Composite

Aluminium Composite Panels are like a modern gift to building architecture. There are available in various shades, designs, texture, and structure. ACP sheets are materials that are used for exterior or interior architectural cladding. They are also used for false ceilings, signage, pillar wraps, cupboards.

ACP sheet design brings shine to the interior and exterior of the buildings. It is needless to mention that with the dynamic nature of style and fashion, everyone wants to stay updated. Just like that, it is also necessary to adorn the exterior and interior architecture of the building using the best quality ACP sheets.

ACP sheets are largely used in commercial buildings and complexes, hotels, hospitals, shopping centres, community halls, etc. Today, the demand for ACPs are very high because of the beauty it caters to the building with its modern collection. It makes the exterior and the interior surface of the building quite clean, bright, and visually appealing.

Now, let’s learn the difference between ACP design for the exterior and ACP design for the interior. 

  • The first and the most important thing which should be noted is that both interior and exterior ACP sheet possess a different set of broadness and thickness. ACP sheets which are used for interior cladding are basically 3mm in thickness, while ACPs for exterior possess comparatively higher thickness than interior ACP sheets – 4mm

  • The next significant difference is the surface coating material. The coating of ACP sheet design for the interior is usually made up of Polyester Resin, while the coating of ACP sheet design for the exterior is made up of Fluorocarbon PVDF Resin.

  • The aluminium thickness of ACP sheets which are used for the interior purpose is generally less than 0.25 mm, while the aluminium thickness for exterior ACPs is more than 0.25 mm.

Viva is one of the leading manufacturers of interior and exterior ACP sheets in India. We are known for providing the highest number of ACP shades in the country which can also be customized as per the client’s requirement. Our ACP sheets can also be segregated into properties of fire-resistant, corrosion-resistant, anti-bacterial, and self-cleaning. Apart from being uniquely elegant and futuristic, our ACPs are affordable and durable as well.

VIVA Wooden ACP sheets

Viva’s Premium Wood Finished ACP – Redefining Aesthetic Beauty

Viva’s Premium Wood Finished ACP – Redefining Aesthetic Beauty 1024 683 Viva Composite

Wood is one of the most unique materials. It looks classy and aesthetically pleasing as well. Needless to mention, wood can add a certain degree of charm to anywhere it is applied. It can immediately bring warmth to otherwise boring surroundings.

There are many people out there who want to add that ethereal beauty to their commercial or residential space. Is there any solution by which it can be achieved? And that too in a budget-friendly manner?

Well, Yes. Wooden ACP sheets are widely used by those who want to add wooden beauty to their place.

Viva Premium Wood finished ACP

ACP sheets or Aluminium Composite Panel Sheets are flat panels consisting of two thin colour-coated aluminium coils bonded to FR / LDPE core in between. ACP sheets are available in a variety of shades and out of which one is our wooden series.

Wood finished ACP sheets are a great cladding material that is highly weather-resistant as well. It is available in many colours and textures which add immense beauty to a building. Needless to mention, wooden ACP panelling is an excellent way of adding grandeur to a building. Their rich look and fine polishing add uniqueness to the look of the building. Wooden ACP sheets are ideal for use in office and administrative buildings. It can also be academic and public health service centres.


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What makes Viva one of the leading wood finished ACP sheet manufacturer in India? 

Viva is a premier ACP sheet manufacturer based in India. Our manufacturing facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art Korean machines with advanced technology to ensure top-notch products. We have a unique design and colour catalogue available for our wooden sheets such as Smoke Walnut Wood, Ebony Wood, Burma Teak Wood, Larch Wood, Walnut Wood, Teak Wood, New Rose Wood, and many more.

Our superior quality wood finished ACP sheet makes us one of the most reputed and leading brands in the ACP industry. We also use Lead-free paint in our manufacturing process, certified by the IGBC which poses no threat to the environment.

How Viva ACPs Are Inspired By Nature

How Viva ACPs Are Inspired By Nature

How Viva ACPs Are Inspired By Nature 1200 628 Viva Composite

ACPs are the choice for the modern generation to adorn their building. As we live in concrete cities, our lives miss out on a touch of nature. Viva ACPs are inspired by nature’s elements, wonders, happenings, and the universe itself. We understand how important it is to feel nature and stay close to it in this modern lifestyle. Here we will discuss some of our ACP series which are highly inspired by nature.

First, let’s know about the beautiful natural stone series. It’s vividly inspired by the texture and colour of the stone. Some of the inspirations behind our natural stone series are famous buildings and sculptures around the world like The Acropolis, The little mermaid statue, The Moai, Taj Mahal, Colosseum, Machu Picchu, Petra, and Stonehenge.

Our Corten steel series is very earthy and ethereal. It gives your building an artificially rustic feeling and antique appearance. Natural Corten steel takes years to reach its peak patina and the change is also very little. By keeping in mind, the customer’s requirement, we have developed this pre-painted Corten steel featured ACP sheets.

The next series is inspired by the timeless beauty of Sand. Our Dessert series is beautiful and classic. It gives your building the finish of beautiful dessert inspired colours and makes it stand out. It gives your interior also the classic dessert looks which can make your mood light anytime.

Our Metal Abstract series promises you an era you have never seen before. This series promises a rough finish and weather tolerance. It comes with advanced technology, PVDF Coating, and 15 years of warranty. We create products that help to unlock distinctive, long-lasting, and edgy creativity.

Viva’s wooden texture and wooden series ACPs are inspired by the natural beauty of the wood. It’s evergreen, beautiful, and imperfectly perfect. This series adorn your building and gives it a very nature like finish.

Lastly, our Galaxy series is inspired by the universe. The inspiration behind it is “Explore the universe”. The planets of the solar system have inspired our series with their colour and texture. The enchanting beauty of this series can easily calm your soul.

When it comes to our HPL Series (6mm ACP) you know you are opting for something sustainable and nature friendly. The inspiration behind this series is when “Art meets nature”. This series is for people who are inspired to live a better life without harming our mother nature. This series is a reflection of your personality.

With Viva, uplift the style of living and stay close to nature. Give your building the look and feel it deserves.

Why Use VIVA Anti-Bacterial ACP Sheets

Why Use Anti-Bacterial ACP Sheets?

Why Use Anti-Bacterial ACP Sheets? 1200 628 Viva Composite

It is needless to mention that we spend most of our time outdoors than indoors, where we come in contact with bacteria, germs, and microbes that cannot be seen with naked eyes. Microbes multiply themselves every 20 minutes and this can be responsible for the development of stains, unpleasant odors, illness and affects the durability and hygiene of a product.

While we spend most of our time outdoors and when we return home, those bacterias and germs are also unknowingly welcomed in the house. There are some bacteria and fungi with which we come in contact every day which can potentially infect us with various diseases like skin infection, food poisoning, throat infection, pneumonia, etc. This is even more harmful to those who have a weak immunity system, have diabetes, renal or heart disease, pregnant women, and children.

So is there any way to keep the bacteria at bay?

Yes, at Viva, we have introduced anti-bacterial/anti-microbial ACP sheets in our product range. It is a giant step by us which we have taken intending to provide relief to people by offering them a permanent solution to keep their indoors free from bacteria. Viva’s anti-microbial/anti-bacterial ACP sheets repel the microbes, kills them on contact or close to the surface by releasing a biocide. Our anti-bacterial ACPs are ideal for interiors that are prone to bacteria and microbes like Hospitals and Healthcare centers, Gym, Kitchen, etc.

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Viva, being one of the leading ACP manufacturers in India, our products are ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and CE certified. We are also known for using Lead-free paint certified by the IGBC which poses no threat to the environment. Our in-house finished product testing labs ensure the highest quality & precise specification.

With our 18 years of experience in the industry, we have been able to rank as one of the best ACP manufacturers in India. We also have an excellent network of distributors and dealers across India, South East Asia, Middle East, and Africa.

Why ACP Sheets Are Available In Various Thicknesses

Why ACP Sheets Are Available In Various Thicknesses And Sizes?

Why ACP Sheets Are Available In Various Thicknesses And Sizes? 1024 512 Viva Composite

Aluminium Composite Panels are flat panels made up of rubber and aluminium. ACP sheets are available in various shades, designs, texture, thickness and sizes. In today’s era, the demand for ACP sheets is very because of the unparalleled properties that it offers. It makes the interior or exterior surface of a building clean, bright and enchanting which gives it an aesthetic look. ACP Panels are used for building exterior walls, interior wall, ceiling decoration, renovation of old buildings, advertising signs and display stands.

The thickness and sizes of ACP sheets largely depend on the height at which it is to be installed. It is because of the difference in wind velocity in various altitudes. At Viva, our ACP sheet thickness is divided into 3mm ACP, 4mm, and 6mm. Thick ACP sheets of 4mm and 6mm are used for buildings and offices.

acp sheet sizes

ACP sheets which are used for interior and exterior possess a different set of broadness and thickness. ACP panels which are of 3mm thickness are used in trolley and drawers. 6MM ACP sheets are used for exterior purposes as they are quite strong and sturdy.

Viva, being one of the largest ACP sheet manufacturers in India has a collection of 3mm, 4mm and 6mm Aluminium Composite Panels which are of superior quality. We also offer the highest number of ACP shades in the country – Corton Steel, Galaxy, Dessert, Natural Stone, Premium Marble, Classic Sparkle, Mirror, Premium Wood and many more to go. The shades and textures can also be customized as per the client’s requirement. Our ACP sheets also come with various properties such as Fire Retardant, Anti-Bacterial, Anti-Scratch and Self-Cleaning. We use Lead-free paint, certified by the IGBC which poses no threat to the environment.

Highlighting some of the most FAQs about ACP sheet

Highlighting Some Of The Most FAQs About ACP Sheet

Highlighting Some Of The Most FAQs About ACP Sheet 1200 600 Viva Composite

ACP sheets are mainly used for internal and external architectural cladding. Aluminium Composite Panel sheets are modern-day cladding materials that come with a lot of advantages. ACPs are designed to make your home or office look aesthetic. The best quality ACP sheets come with the following features –

  • Fire retardant
  • Highly durable
  • Weather-resistant
  • Easy to process
  • Light in weight
  • Recyclable and easy to maintain
  • Available in a wide range of patterns and shades

However, it is quite obvious that you will have a few questions before you plan to buy ACP sheets. We have highlighted some of the very common FAQs about Aluminium Composite Sheets –

What are the components of ACP sheets?

ACP sheets comprise of –

  • Protective film
  • PVDF/FEVE resin-based coating
  • Primer coating
  • Aluminium coil
  • Adhesive film
  • Mineral/LDPE core
  • Anti-corrosive coating

What are the various thicknesses of ACP sheets?

We recommend the thickness of ACP sheets for external application are 3mm, 4mm, 6mm, & 8mm. In the case of internal application, the thickness are 1.5mm, 2mm and 3mm based on the application area.

Why choose ACP sheets as cladding material?

Aluminium Composite Panel sheets are the most flexible and versatile cladding materials for residences and commercial complexes. These sheets are lightweight, easy to install, and are very cost-effective and hassle-free to maintain. ACP sheets are available in a variety of shades which makes your exterior and interior look aesthetic. At Viva, we have the largest number of shade series available like – Corton Steel, Galaxy, Dessert, Natural Stone, Elemento, Mirror, Premium Wood, Rustic, Glossy, and many more to go. We can also customize our ACP sheets to any shade as per your demand.

What are the features of fire retardant ACPs?

Fire Retardant ACP sheets are those which is non-combustible. Here are some of the reasons why you should choose Viva’s fire retardant ACPs –

  • Low Flammability – Helps safe evacuation and saves the life
  • Allow people to vacate the building timely
  • Minimize the losses when a fire occurs
  • Generates low smoke
  • Zero burning droplets
  • Delays flame spread
  • No toxics fumes

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What is the warranty period of ACP sheets?

We would recommend you to purchase ACP sheets from a reputed ACP sheet manufacturer in India as they provide a long time warranty for their ACP sheets. At Viva, we provide 10 years warranty for our ACP sheet.

Are ACP sheets scratch resistant?

Some of the ACP manufacturers in India do provide anti-scratch or scratch-resistant ACPs. At Viva, we provide anti-scratch ACPs which features

  • High abrasion resistance
  • Incredible Surface, easy to clean and maintain
  • Perfect for short-throw projections and interactive board

These are some of the top FAQs about ACP sheets in India. If you are looking for the best quality ACP sheets at Viva, our ACP sheets are ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and CE certified. Our fire-retardant 7-Star ACP sheets have passed NFPA 285-2019, EN 13501-1:2018, and ASTM D1929-16 which is certified by Thomas Bell-Wright.

Fire-Retardant ACP Sheet Manufacturer- Viva

Viva – A Leading Fire-Retardant ACP Sheet Manufacturer In The World

Viva – A Leading Fire-Retardant ACP Sheet Manufacturer In The World 1200 600 Viva Composite

The best quality of façade materials creates a great first impression. ACP sheets are designed to make homes and offices look visually appealing. The leading ACP sheet manufacturers in India provide a huge range of ACP shades for commercial or residential buildings, Bungalows, and Mansions. Those elegant shades provide a futuristic look to homes and buildings.

Apart from giving an appealing look, ACP sheets are also fire retardant. Fire-retardant ACPs have gained a lot of popularity and demand on the market due to its very special property which ensures the safety of people. These types of ACPs feature mineral core with a 70:30 ratio between inorganic materials and polymer. As we all know that buildings are always at the risk of catching fire due to short-circuit or any other issues, you need to make sure that everyone is safe and that is when fire-retardant ACPs comes to use. The fire retardant cores that these sheets have, make them non-combustible. As these ACP sheets are thermal resistant, they do not conduct heat very quickly.

Viva is one of the leading and reputed ACP sheet manufacturers in India and its products have been trusted and selected by Architect, Builders, and Fabricator fraternities in India as well as abroad over the 18 years. Viva is the first in India to introduce FR grade Aluminium Corrugated Composite Panel (ACCP) which is lightweight, fire-retardant, easily bendable, and easy to fabricate. It also features superb surface flatness and is very easy to install. It’s weight is less than 4kg/m2.

Here are some of the reasons why you should choose Viva’s Fire Retardant ACPs –

  • Low Flammability, which helps in safe evacuation and saves lives by giving more time to people to vacate the building as it delays the spread of flame
  • Generates less smoke
  • Zero burning droplets
  • No toxic fumes

Viva’s FR class B ACP is made of 70% mineral and 30% LDPE core while FR class A2 is made of 90% mineral and 10% LDPE core.

At Viva, we manufacture the best quality fire retardant ACP sheets which ensure the safety and security of the people. Viva has the best quality ACP sheets which can resist fire easily and are certified by Thomas Bell-Wright. We also use Lead-free paint, certified by the IGBC to maintain a healthy and safe environment.

Transform Work Spaces With Galaxy Series

Transform Workspaces With Galaxy Series

Transform Workspaces With Galaxy Series 1200 600 Viva Composite

Our workplace/office has become a sort of home which is kind of away from our actual home. As per many research, office environments which feature high-quality indoor environment can help employees become more productive. The aesthetics of workplaces and its impact on employee’s well-being is connected. Not just employees, it also leaves a huge impact on that prospective client who walks into your office for a meeting. This is why it is absolutely pivotal to make the interior and exterior look of the workplace pretty attractive. A beautiful office can contribute so many things which are better for you, your employees and your clients.

At Viva, we understand the value of an exquisite workplace and for that we are immensely proud to present our Aluminium Composite Sheet from the very famous Galaxy series. As the series suggests, the name of the shades is given based on the celestial bodies of the solar system. With Viva’s Galaxy series, gift your workplace a celestial look that feels wondrous and totally out of the world. The shades are based on the natural colour of the following planets –

  • Mercury – Experience the magic of Mercury at your office workspace.
  • Venus – Experience the aura and splendour of Venus at your workplace.
  • Earth – Enjoy the liveliness of earth at your workplace.
  • Mars – Enjoy the vibrancy of red planet at your office.
  • Jupiter –Embrace the greatness of the giant planet Jupiter at your workspace.
  • Saturn – Make your workspace as unique and eccentric as Saturn.
  • Uranus – Make your workspace unusually beautiful like Uranus.
  • Neptune – Embrace the tranquil colour of Neptune at your workspace.
  • Pluto – Make your workspace as fascinating as Pluto.
  • Sun – Make your workspace stand out and magnificent just like Sun.
  • Moon – Experience the elegancy of Moon at your workspace

What makes Viva one of the best ACP sheet manufacturers in India?

Viva was set up in the year 2003 in Mumbai, Maharashtra and its manufacturing units are equipped with state-of-the-art Korean machines with advanced technology to ensure world-class products. Our products are ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and CE certified and are immensely trusted and selected by architects, builders, and fabricator fraternity in India as well as abroad.

We, at Viva, not only care about the looks and feels of our products, but also safety and security. That is why we have successfully introduced fire retardant ACPs which are certified by Thomas Bell-Wright. It can resist fire for as long as 2 hours, produces less smoke, doesn’t lead to flashover, and zero flaming droplets.

Viva’s Superior HPL ACPs

Viva’s Superior HPL ACPs

Viva’s Superior HPL ACPs 1200 600 Viva Composite

The aim of using a high-quality ACP sheet is that it makes the interiors and exteriors of a building visually appealing. ACP sheets come up in a great range of designs and patterns which adds a great deal of classiness to high-rise commercial and residential buildings, bungalows, and mansions.

Viva is one of the premier ACP sheet manufacturers in India and its products are trusted and selected by Architect, Builders, and Fabricator fraternities in India as well as abroad over the past 18 years. When it comes to ACP shades, Viva has a wide collection of shade series to flaunt, like Corton Steel, Galaxy, Dessert, Premium Marble, Natural Stone, Elemento, and Mirror, to name a few.

One of our most popular shades which are loved by many is the HPL (High-Pressure Laminate) series shades. It is one of the most reliable, durable, and cost-effective decorative surface material. Viva’s HPL series features unparalleled quality and durability and is available in a wide variety of colours and patterns which makes the surface eye-catching and appealing.

There are a plethora of reasons why you should choose Viva’s HPL series –

  • It features aluminium base which is far more superior than the paper base and it is 90° bendable.
  • It features natural-looking wooden and stone shades which look quite aesthetic. It can also be customized to just any colour.
  • It has a dark brown core to match wooden and stone shades
  • Available in 6mm and 8mm thickness.
  • Light-weight with easy to fabricate and install.
  • It is a green product that is recyclable.
  • Available with anti-bacterial properties.
  • Features zero moisture absorption.

It is fire-resistant (FR Class A2 & B1), water-resistant and termite-proof

The weather-resistant and scratch-resistant features are also available.

Being one of the leading ACP sheet manufacturers in India, these are some of the best properties which Viva HPL series features. The shades offered by Viva’s HPL are – Sparkle White, Tiger Black Marble, Ferrari Red, Versace Brown, Armani Black, Charminar Red, California Rustic, Natural Walnut, Cement, Chic Paradigm, Parlato, Plain Teak, Paldao Rustic.

Why Corten-Steel Finished ACP Is Better Than The Natural Corten Steel

Why Corten-Steel Finished ACP Is Better Than The Natural Corten Steel

Why Corten-Steel Finished ACP Is Better Than The Natural Corten Steel 1201 600 Viva Composite

Viva debuts the ‘Corten Steel’ series, which gives the best corten steel finish to ACPs. Corten Steel ACPs widely design both the interior and the exterior of a building. These are artificially created, unlike the neutral ones that are left for ages for rusting.

On the contrary, the weathering of the steel needs a long period of the item, therein, increasing the price of the product. On the other hand, if you use chemicals to speed the process even that can be costly. To produce Corten Steel exterior needed a lot of efficiencies, making it a popular product.

What is Corten Steel?

Korten or corten steel is a rusty appearance on the iron sheet, adding to the aesthetic and antique look, that is increasingly in use. It can be spotted in our everyday life such as, in public places, building facades, works of art, chimneys, fire bowls, and signs. Corten steel is brown and orange colored steel.

The name comes from the layer of rust that comes naturally over time under the influence of the atmosphere. It’s chemical properties define this steel as self-healing and weathering steel. The name CORTEN comes from its prime properties of being corrosion resistant and tensile strength.

Making of Corten Steel

The natural process of making corten steel takes years to accomplish its true shade, however, the corten steel finishes are a rather rapid process. In the natural process, the steel has to be added with certain elements such as copper, phosphorus, nickel-molybdenum, and chromium. The patina or the layer or rust then takes a time of 1 to 3 years.

While a corten steel finish can be achieved in a few days. Viva has introduced sixteen shades of Corten Steel ACP and Metal Abstract, at ZAK Expo in Delhi and we have an aim to release more of our products. And as the process is rapid the increasing demand is pushing from Delhi to Kerala for interior and exterior steel products.

Not only that corten steel finish has been appreciated by proficient architects for being durable and versatile. A corten finish allows the product to be designed as desired by the user, making it customizable. Therefore, if you are an artist the corten steel finish will feed your curiosity and power your work.

Corten Steel Finish Products 

If you are looking for corten steel finish products visit the corten steel designs from Viva, our unique and explicit designs will raise your eyebrows. Each of the ACPs we offer has its own special design and looks different from the other. We believe in creating diverse products for every building environment the architecture dreams to provide.

We also have a range of designs such as corten steel, rustic, dessert, natural stone, premium wooden, brush, etc. The plethora of ACP designs offered by Viva is rare in most of the companies, and the best part is the products are reasonably priced. Viva has never compromised on their quality but has also kept in mind the budget factor, i.e. most important for a construction

Viva debuts the ‘Corten Steel’ series, which gives the best corten steel finish to ACPs. Corten Steel ACPs widely design both the interior and the exterior of a building. These are artificially created, unlike the neutral ones that are left for ages for rusting.

On the contrary, the weathering of the steel needs a long period of the item, therein, increasing the price of the product. On the other hand, if you use chemicals to speed the process even that can be costly. To produce Corten Steel exterior needed a lot of efficiencies, making it a popular product.

What is Corten Steel?

Korten or corten steel is the rusty appearance, adding to the aesthetic and antique look, that is increasingly in use. It can be spotted in our everyday life such as, in public places, buildings, works of art, chimneys, fire bowls, and signs. Corten steel is brown and orange colored steel.

The name comes from the layer of rust that comes naturally over time under the influence of the atmosphere. It’s chemical properties define this steel as self-healing and weathering steel. The name CORTEN comes from its prime properties of being corrosion resistant and tensile strength.

Making of Corten Steel

The natural process of making corten steel takes years to accomplish its true shade, however, the corten steel finishes are a rather rapid process. In the natural process, the steel has to be added with certain elements such as copper, phosphorus, nickel-molybdenum, and chromium. The patina or the layer or rust then takes time of 1 to 3 years.

While a corten steel finish can be achieved in a few days. Viva has introduced sixteen shades of Coten Steel and Metal Abstract, at ZAK Exo in Delhi and we have a aim to release more of our products. And as the process is rapid the increasing demand is pushing from Delhi to Kerala for interior and exterior steel products.

Not only that corten steel finish has been appreciated by proficient architects for being durable and versatile. A corten finish allows the product to be designed as desired by the user, making it customizable. Therefore, if you are an artist the corten steel finish will feed your curiosity and power your work.

Corten Steel Finish Products

If you are looking for corten steel finish products visit the corten steel designs from Viva, our unique and explicit designs will raise your eyebrows. Each of the ACPs we offer has its own special design and looks different from the other. We believe in creating diverse products for every building environment the architecture dreams to provide.

We also have a range of designs such as corten steel, rustic, dessert, natural stone, premium wooden, brush, etc. The plethora of designs offered by Viva is rare in most of the companies, and the best part is the products are reasonably priced. Viva has never compromised on their quality but has also kept in mind the budget factor, i.e. most important for a construction company.

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