Specialists in Lacquering Aluminium Coils

insulax® IP

bobina-insulax-pet-introinsulax® IP is the designation of ALUCOAT for the lacquered foil intended to be used for the production of insulation structures for ventilation ducts. Our lacquered aluminium to be used in the production of insulation plates combined with PUR or PIR foam, providing good thermal and acoustic insulation. The excellents properties of insulax® IP  provides an easy shaping, which do it the best election to special applications.


  • It is a very good barrier to moisture, gas and light.
  • Laquers have been specially designed by our technical department and provide an excellent resistance to weathering and UV light.
  • It can be laminated to other materials (foams, plastics, among others) in order to form very high performance insulation and barrier products.
  • There is the possibility to incoporate the pre-treatment coating Alucoat® prelac that improves the corrosion resistance and the adherence of the lacquer over the aluminium surface.




ALUCOAT supplies its product insulax® IP  in reels of wide until 1.600 mm, with core of steel or carton up to 500 mm and maximum weight of 6 tonnes.

insulax® IP is specially suitable for:

  • Isolation for ventilation ducts.
  • Sandwich panels with polyurethane.

Technical Data

Covering properties : 

 Top layer Coloured lacquer,  polyester, superpolyester or epoxy
 Aluminium 8011/8079/1050 O/ H18
 Bottom layer Golden or colourless PU-adhesive
 Standard colours Colourless or white
 Adherence  ASTM D-3359 No delamination
 Bending  ECCA 7 (0 ≤ T BEND ≤ 1) O.K.
 Curing Resistance to MEK > 50 d.f.
 Heat Resistance  240ºC/2 min. O.K.
Corrosion  Resistance (Neutral Salt Spray)  ASTM B117 (NaCl 5%/35ºC) >500 h (According to specification > 1000 h)
U.V. Resistance  ASTM G154 (500 h.;UV-313 4h. 60ºC / Condensation 4h. 40ºC) O.K. (for polyester lacquer)

Recommended alloys:

EN AW 8011A, EN AW 8079, EN AW 1200, EN AW 1050 (according to European Standards (EN 573-3)).

Customer can specify its needs in order to choose the best thickness, alloy and temper of the metal.

Product Data Sheet: pdf