Melamine Faced Chipboard ("MFC")

Description: 

Decorative finished wood panel made from high quality grade particleboard. The range includes melamine paper in Solid Colours, Patterns and Woodgrains. HeveaBoard MFC is suitable for wide range of furniture and wall paneling applications.

Specification: 

SPECIFICATION FOR SUBSTRATES - FOR INTERIOR FITMENTS (INCLUDING FURNITURE) FOR USE IN DRY CONDITIONS (TYPE P2)

Properties Standard Board (UF)
Board Thickness (Units) 9mm< X 13mm 13mm< X 20mm 20mm< X 25mm 25mm< X 32mm 32mm< X 40mm
Bending Strength (N/mm2) 13.0 13.0 11.5 10.0 8.5
Modulus of Elasticity (N/mm2) 1,800 1,600 1,500 1,350 1,200
Internal Bond (N/mm2) 0.40 0.35 0.30 0.25 0.20
Edges Screw Holding N 360 360 360 N/A N/A
Thickness Swelling - 1 hour immersion (%) Max 8% Max 8% Max 8% Max 8% Max 8%
  EN 312:2003 Table 1 - General Requirements
Formaldehyde Emission
E1
E2
CARB EMMISSION PHASE 2
 
- x≤8mg HCHO/100g oven-dry board (EN120:1997 standard)
- 8<x≤30mg HCHO/100g oven-dry board (EN120:1997 standard)
- 0.09ppm
Board Dimensions

Thickness

Grading Allowance
- 1,830mm x 2,440mm (Tolerance +/- 5mm)
  1,220mm x 2,440mm (Tolerance +/-5mm)
- 9mm, 12mm, 15mm, 16mm, 18mm, 25mm, 32mm, & 36mm
  (Tolerance +/- 0.3mm) Optional thickness upon request
- 3% admissible

 

SPECIFICATION FOR SUBSTRATES - NON LOAD BEARING BOARDS FOR USE IN HUMID CONDITIONS (TYPE P3)

Properties Standard Board (MUF)
Board Thickness (Units) 9mm< X 13mm 13mm< X 20mm 20mm< X 25mm 25mm< X 32mm 32mm< X 40mm
Bending Strength (N/mm2) 15 14 12 11 9
Modulus of Elasticity (N/mm2) 2,050 1,950 1,850 1,700 1,700
Internal Bond (N/mm2) 0.45 0.45 0.40 0.35 0.30
Tensile Strength after Cyclic Test (N/mm2) 0.15 0.13 0.12 0.10 0.09
Edges Screw Holding N N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Thickness Swelling
- 1 hour immersion (%)
- 24 hour immersion (%)
* After cyclic test (%)
* After wet cyclic test (V313)

Max 8%
Max 14%
Max 14%

Max 8%
Max 14%
Max 13%

Max 8%
Max 13%
Max 12%

Max 8%
Max 13%
Max 12%

Max 8%
Max 12%
Max 11%
  EN 312:2003 Table 1 - General Requirements
Formaldehyde Emission
E1
E2
 
- x≤8mg HCHO/100g oven-dry board (EN120:1997 standard)
- 8<x≤30mg HCHO/100g oven-dry board (EN120:1997 standard)
Board Dimensions

Thickness

Grading Allowance
- 1,830mm x 2,440mm (Tolerance +/- 5mm)
  1,220mm x 2,440mm (Tolerance +/-5mm)
- 16mm, 18mm & 25mm
  (Tolerance +/- 0.3mm) Optional thickness upon request
- 3% admissible

 

SPECIFICATION FOR SUBTRATES JIS A 5908 : 2003 - TYPE U

Properties Standard Board
Classification (Units) Type 13 Type 18
Bending Strength (N/mm2) 13.0 min 18.0 min
Modulus of Elasticity (N/mm2) 2,500 min 3,000 min
Internal Bond (N/mm2) 0.2 min 0.3 min
Face Screw Holding N 400 N/min 500 N/min
Moisture Content (%) 5 - 13%
Density (kg/m3) 650 - 680kg/m3 (+/- 20kg/m3)
Formaldehyde Emission
F★★★★
F★★★
 
- Mean 0.3mg/L or under
- Max 0.4mg/L or under
Board Dimensions

Thickness



Grading Allowance
- 1,830mm x 2,440mm (Tolerance +/- 3mm)
  1,220mm x 2,440mm (Tolerance +/-3mm)
- 9mm, 12mm, 15mm, 18mm, 25mm
  (Tolerance +/- 0.3mm) for polished particle board
  (Tolerance +/- 0.5mm) for decorative particle boards under 18mm
  (Tolerance +/- 0.6mm) for decorative particle boards 18mm or over
- 3% admissible

* 1) Average Property Value attained for density at 650-680kg per m3 < 25mm
2) Average Property Value attained for density at 640kg per m3 ≥ 25mm
* JIS Mark Certification only applicable for F★★★★ and F★★★ Particleboards

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