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Altro Whiterock Satins

Welcome to our page of Altro Whiterock Satins frequently asked questions. We have tried to address many of your queries but please contact us if your specific question is not answered here.

A.    Altro Whiterock Satins is a PVC wall cladding sheet designed for areas requiring a durable and hygienic surface. Altro Whiterock Satins offer a satin finish available in a beautiful range of 27 colours, providing a combination of functionality and aesthetic appeal.
Altro Whiterock Satins is easy to clean, impact-resistant, and ideal for environments such as hospitals, kitchens, and bathrooms where hygiene and durability are crucial.

A.    Based on invaluable customer feedback, we have given Altro Whiterock Satins a fresh and vibrant update. To stay relevant and appealing to our market, we have replaced 10 of our less popular colours with 10 new, dynamic shades.
The Altro Whiterock Satins range is now more aligned to our floors so it’s even easier to create beautiful interiors combining Altro walls and floors.

Colours deleted:

  • Malva
  • Viola
  • Glow
  • Sorbet
  • Zandra
  • Olea
  • Citron
  • Scarlett
  • Daybreak
  • Fenland

Colours added:

  • Blossom
  • Blush
  • Clay
  • Honeydew
  • Silk
  • Hessian
  • Spa
  • Serenity
  • Breeze
  • Twilight

We believe these new colours will open-up exciting possibilities for design and aesthetics and are looking forward to seeing them incorporated into your projects.

A.   Altro Whiterock Satins is a versatile PVC wall cladding suitable for environments requiring high hygiene standards and durability. Typical application areas include healthcare facilities, where an easy-to-clean and hygienic surface is essential, commercial kitchens for compliance with health regulations, and bathrooms or wet rooms due to its water-resistant properties. Additionally, Altro Whiterock Satins can be specified for educational institutions, providing a robust solution for schools and universities.

A.    Altro PVCu wall sheets have a maximum service temperature of 60ºC. Although Altro Whiterock Satins can be applied in most areas, it should never be installed near a direct heat source (cookers, oven ranges, wall mounted griddles etc) where naked flames or severe heat would cause distortion or damage to the surface. It is recommended that Altro Whiterock Satins is installed at least 30 cm from a heat source. For these situations, Altro recommends using stainless steel sheets.

A.    Altro Whiterock Satins is guaranteed for 30 years, covering its durability and performance under typical usage conditions.
This guarantee underscores Altro’s commitment to providing long-lasting, high-quality wall cladding solutions that meet stringent hygiene and safety standards.

A.     Altro Whiterock Satins requires proper surface preparation, including a clean, dry, and smooth substrate and the use of recommended adhesives such as AltroFix W139 or W157. For full and detailed installation instructions please visit the Altro website.

A.     Yes, Altro Whiterock Satins can be thermoformed. This allows the sheet to be heat-formed to fit around corners and other architectural features, providing a seamless and hygienic finish. Thermoforming is particularly useful for creating smooth, curved surfaces without joints, which are easier to clean and maintain. For more detailed information on thermoforming and other installation techniques, you can refer to the Altro Whiterock Satins installation guide.

A.     Yes, there is a full range of trims and accessories that support the installation of the Altro Whiterock Satins and help to ensure a neat, hygienic, and professional finish. For full information please visit the Altro web site.

A.     Yes, Altro Whiterock Satins is easy to clean. Its smooth, durable surface is non-porous, making it resistant to stains and moisture, which helps prevent the growth of bacteria and mold. This makes it ideal for environments requiring high hygiene standards, such as hospitals, kitchens, and bathrooms. Regular cleaning can be performed using standard cleaning agents without the need for harsh chemicals, ensuring the cladding remains hygienic and visually appealing. For more details, you can refer to the cleaning guide.

A.     Altro Whiterock Satins is made from high-quality PVCu that is durable and long-lasting, reducing the need for frequent replacements and minimising waste. Altro Whiterock Satins meets European CE standards, ensuring health, safety, and environmental protection. Altro is committed to reducing our carbon footprint, enhancing sustainability by 2030 and to achieve net zero by 2050 by focusing on product recyclability and reducing environmental impact during manufacturing. More details can be found on our website.

A.     Altro Whiterock Satins is highly resistant to chemical and other common forms of staining. Its smooth, non-porous surface prevents the absorption of substances such as water, moisture, cleaning chemicals, oils and greases, food stains and bodily fluids making it easy to clean and maintain. This feature ensures that it remains hygienic and visually appealing even in demanding environments such as hospitals, kitchens, and bathrooms. Altro Whiterock Satins is designed to withstand exposure to a wide range of chemicals without degrading, making it suitable for use in areas where strong cleaning agents are frequently used. For more detailed information, you can visit the product page.

A.     Altro Whiterock Satins is supplied as extruded semi-rigid PVC sheets. These sheets come in two standard sizes:
2500 x 1220 mm (W136) and 3000 x 1220 mm (W137), with a thickness of 2.5 mm. Each sheet weighs approximately 3.6 kg/m². Altro Whiterock Satins is available in a variety of colours, providing flexibility for different design requirements.
For more details and to view the full range of colours, you can visit the Altro Whiterock Satins product page.

A.     Yes it is. Please consult Altro or your local sales consultant for further information.

A.     Yes, you can request samples of Altro Whiterock Satins. Altro offers the option to order samples directly from our website. This allows you to choose your desired colour and see the product before making a purchase. You can visit the Altro Whiterock Satins product page and use the sample ordering feature to select and request the samples you need.