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Substrates

Substrates 2018-10-22T15:54:23+00:00

At SLQ we can laminate on to a variety of substrates including:

  • MDF
  • MRMDF (Moisture Resistant)
  • Plywood
  • Lightweight Multiply
  • Particle Board
  • Versaboard
  • Plasterboard

You can overlay these substrates with:

  • Decorative Acrylics
  • Ultragloss Acrylic
  • Ultramatt Acrylic
  • Clean touch Acrylic
  • Decorative Vinyls
  • Decorative paper foils
  • High pressure laminates
  • Special sheetings

Click on the Tabs below to explore the benefits of each substrate

Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) is a general-purpose interior product, manufactured in a variety of sizes & thicknesses.

FSC certified MDF is available in both standard & E-Zero moisture resistant panels.

MDF is an engineered wood product, manufactured from pine fiber & resins compacted together, which makes its surface free of knots & grains which makes it an ideal substrate for decorative surfaces to be laminated to.

Perfect for applications such as

  • Furniture
  • Office screens & partitions
  • Shelving
  • Doors
  • Craft projects
  • Table tops

Thicknesses: 3, 4.75, 6, 9 12, 16, 18, 25 & 32mm

Technical Data Sheets*:

*Provided by our supplier

Plywood is constructed of wood veneers bonded together to produce a flat sheet. An extremely versatile product, plywood is used for a wide range of structural, interior and exterior applications.

At SLQ we are able to laminate a variety of decorative surface to this substrate including:

Ultra Gloss Acrylic Sheets / Clean Touch Laminate  ( fingerprintless finish) / other laminate products as specified / vinyl foils etc. The glue used to bond these to the plywood is PUR (Polyurethane) and ensures an extremely good bond also an extremely good resistance to water and moisture of any kind.

Available in:

  • Furniture grade
  • Lightweight (falcatta) grade
  • Marine grade

Applications include:

  • Caravans and Motorhomes
  • Custom furniture – table tops

Thicknesses:

  • 6, 12, 15, 18 and 25mm

Typical sheet size:

  • 2440 x 1220

Manufactured from pine and resin.

Particleboard is a three-layered board with fine particles on the surfaces and larger wood flakes in the centre that creates a tight compact panel that can be machined cleanly. It is a cost-effective alternative to MDF.

Ideal for:

  • Commercial furniture
  • Carcass material
  • Desk tops

Particleboard Substrate available in:

  • Standard
  • MR (moisture resistant)

Ideal for:

  • Wardrobe door infills
  • Ceiling tiles

Specifications:

  • Thickness – 10mm
  • Edge Profiles – Square edge only
  • Length – up to 2.7m
  • Weight – 5.9 kg/m² (nominal)

This lightweight, waterproof and extremely adaptable PVC product has a large range of applications.

It’s ideal for:

  • Signage (outdoor and indoor)
  • Office and shop fitouts
  • Exhibition displays
  • Showcases
  • Bathrooms
  • Kitchens
  • Wardrobes
  • Partitions
  • Caravans
  • Boats
  • Public transport
  • Building components such as flooring, skirting and architraves

Another feature of Versaboard is that it does not require any specialised cutting rooms or areas on commercial building sites, unlike other products such as MDF.

This solid coloured product is a cost effective and easy to fabricate (cut, nail, drill, glue and join) solution for a multitude of applications. Versaboard can even be recycled and its easy to apply paint, laminate, veneers, or vinyl adhesives.

Available in white, black, bamboo.

Colour Thickness Dimensions
Versa White 16mm 2440 x 1220
Versa Black 16mm 2440 x 1220
3630 x 1220
Versa Bamboo 16mm 2400 x 1200