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Substrates

MDF (medium density fibreboard)
  • Engineered wood composite
  • Medium density board manufactured from wood fibre and bonding resin
  • Certified CUSTOMwood MDF
  • Ultra low emissions (E0) can be added to MDF
LDF (low density fibreboard)
  • Engineered wood composite
  • Light density board manufactured from wood fibre and bonding resin
  • Ultra low emissions (E0)
Particleboard
  • Engineered wood composite
  • Board manufactured from wood chip and bonding resin
  • Certified CUSTOMpine particleboard
Compact Laminate
  • Water resistant specialised high pressure laminate (HPL)
  • Resin impregnated decorative and kraft papers pressed under heat and high pressure
  • 5mm and 13mm nominal thickness
  • Ideal for high wear areas
Laminate
  • High pressure laminate (HPL)
  • Resin impregnated decorative and kraft papers pressed under heat and high pressure
  • 0.7mm nominal thickness
  • Ideal for high wear areas
  • Postformable

Products

Melamine doors & panels (pre-finished board)
  • Moisture resistant medium density fibreboard (MR MDF)
  • Bonded on both sides with a hardwearing low pressure laminate
  • Manufactured using E0 certified CUSTOMwood MR MDF
Thermolaminated doors & panels
  • Moisture resistant medium density fibreboard (MR MDF)
  • Face routed doors and panels
  • Vacuum formed on the face and edges with a tough, durable decorative surface
  • Manufactured from E0 CUSTOMwood MR MDF
Benchtops
  • High pressure laminate postformed over LDF substrate
  • Tough, durable surface with a moisture resistant core
  • Pre-finished on one side for horizontal applications
Ultraglaze
  • Moisture resistant medium density fibreboard (MR MDF)
  • Pre-finished on one or two sides with acrylic, achieving a gloss or matt finish
  • Manufactured from E0 CUSTOMwood MR MDF
Xenolith
  • Water resistant specialised high pressure laminate
  • Premium solid core
  • Smooth finish on two sides, for horizontal or vertical applications
Chromaboard
  • Engineered coloured wood composite
  • Moisture resistant medium density fibreboard
  • Coloured throughout
imi-beton
  • Lightweight alternative concrete
  • Industrial raw look without the constraints of weight or complex installation
  • Available in both board and laminate options

Finishes

Matt
A fine textured surface with low reflectivity.
Sheen
A smooth shiny surface with a medium gloss level.
Ashgrain
A subtle crown cut woodgrain surface embossing.
Woodgrain
A matt, soft to touch, subtle timbergrain.
Smooth
A sleek flat surface with minimal reflectance.
Woodmatt
A subtle woodgrain embossing with an overall matt finish.
LEGATO
A smooth super matt, non-reflective, silk-like surface.
RAVINE
A linear embossed woodgrain with the look and feel of natural raw timber.
VENETTE
A silky smooth pure matt finish, featuring fingerprint resistant technology.
Texture
A traditional medium textured surface with an even all over stipple.
Gloss
A high gloss surface similar to polished painted surfaces.
Finegrain
A linear medium to shallow consistent etched effect with subtle lustre.
Natura
A coarse wide linear embossing with the depth of unfinished timber.
Matera
A super smooth matt to replicate honed stone.
CREATEC
An ultra high gloss reflective coating with a smooth UV cured surface.
ULTRAGLAZE gloss
A high gloss finish acrylic.
ULTRAGLAZE ultramatt
A matt finish acrylic.
Satin
A subtle smooth luster which can appear both flat and glossy.