Merbok Gold Thickpanel is Merbok's finest regular density product. Merbok Gold's excellent physical properties and homogenous fine texture make the panel most suitable for a wide range of manufacturing, trade and building applications.
Endless Design and Finishing Opportunities
Merbok Gold Thickpanel is Merbok's finest regular density product. Merbok Gold's excellent physical properties make the panel most suitable for a wide range of manufacturing, trade and building applications.
Merbok Gold Thickpanel's homogeneous fine texture, high bonding strength and inherent stability allows precise and easy machining of panel face and edges, creating endless design and finished product opportunities.
Merbok Gold Thickpanel is recommended for interior applications such as joinery, lacquered, veneered or film faced furniture, mouldings, architraves, doors, shelving, wall linings and partitions, and trophies.
Merbok Gold Thickpanel is recommended for interior use only and should not be exposed to damp conditions or high humidity.
Merbok Gold Thickpanel is available in various standard thicknesses from 7.5mm to 30mm. The standard panel sizes are 2440mm x 1220mm, 2440mm x 1830mm and 3660mm x 1830mm. MDF panels conforming to E1 (<8mg / 100g) when tested according EN 120:2004 and (<0.5 <1.5mg / L) when tested according to JISA5905:2004 are also available.
STORING AND HANDLING MERBOK THICKPANELS
Merbok Gold Thickpanel should be stored undercover in a dry, well ventilated area. Sheets should be stored flat with uniformly and vertically aligned support bearers which should be placed evenly at 600mm centres. All packing materials should be disposed of thoughtfully.
WORKING WITH MERBOK THICKPANELS
Merbok Gold Thickpanel can be cut, machined, filed and drilled with commonly available woodworking equipment. The best cutting can be obtained using 72-96 teeth saw blades. It is recommended that appropriate sized pilot holes should be drilled prior to dowelling, nailing or screwing. PVA wood glues are recommended for gluing prior to fixing. Oil, water-based paints and varnishes may be used. Refer to Merbok's website for detailed information.
It is recommended that when working with MDF suitable dust masks are worn and the work environment is well ventilated.
Merbok Gold - MDF Thickpanel
|PROPERTY||TEST METHOD||UNIT||>7.5 to 12mm*||>12 to 19mm*||>19mm*|
|Thickness Tolerance||EN324-1||mm||± 0.2||± 0.2||± 0.3|
|Length & Width Tolerance||EN324-1||mm/m||± 2||± 2||± 2|
|Squareness||EN324-2||mm/m||± 1.5||± 1.5||± 1.5|
|Modulus Of Rupture||EN310||N/mm2||40||35||30|
|Modulus Of Elasticity||EN310||N/mm2||2700||2600||2400|
|Screw Holding (Face)||EN320||N||N/A||1100||1000|
|Screw Holding (Edge)||EN320||N||N/A||1000||900|
|Thickness Swell (24hr)||EN317||%||15||12||10|
|Water Absorption (24hr)||EN317||%||30||25||20|