Posted by Admin on July, 06, 2012
Particle Boards, also referred to as chipboards, are fabricated by the integration of wood particles with synthetic resins. Particle Boards comprise of engineered wood and are ideal in dry conditions. However, Particle Boards can be painted and coated to protect them against moisture. There are certain aspects that need to be considered when you buy Particles Board. For example you need to examine the quality, robustness, density, etc. Further, you must have a clear idea of your requirement so that you choose the Particle Board in appropriate dimensions.
How to analyze a particle board on all these parameters? This a common question by the prospective buyers. To set standards, the American National Standard for Particle Board was established by National Particle Board Association. As per the set standard, the particle boards can typically be classified on the basis of their density.
Advantages of Particle Boards
Particle Boards are popular for properties like uniformity in density, smooth surface, strength, flat surface, high-level performance, etc. Laminators provide users with variety of coating materials for particleboards, namely, high-pressure laminates, thermo-fused, resin saturated papers, vinyl films, hot transfer films and wood covering.
Particle boards find a variety of applications. For kitchens M-2, M-3 and M-5 grades are used. Then we talk of floor underlayment. A suitable combination of floor underlayment with sub-floor can yield strong floorings. These floors have high insulation value and are able to withstand severe physical impacts. Stair threads are another example.
These are available in various lengths and exhibit uniform thickness. Shelves are also serving in this context. Shelves are flat, smooth and they can be cut easily. The characteristics of Door particle board make it different from normal material. It is solid, free of voids, highly resistant to sound and heat loss and possess high insulation values.
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