Particle board is an engineered wood product manufactured by pressing wood chips and a suitable binder. Raw particle board is used for structural purposes. However it can be made more attractive by using veneers or laminates.
Applications of raw and clad particle board in the furniture and building industries
a) furniture industry:
raw: upholstered furniture;
clad: box furniture, kitchen furniture, worktops
b) building industry:
raw: building woodwork (partition walls, subflooring, ceiling), doors, insulation material
clad: postformed worktops, window sills, wall and floor panelling.
|Thickness [mm]||Sheet Size [mm]||Sheet Size [mm]|
|Raw particle board||12-28||2800x2070||2500x1830|
|Clad particle board||12-28||2500x1830||2500x1830|
ADVANTAGES OF RAW PARTICLE BOARD
Easy machining (uniform in all directions), dimensional stability, favourable weight-to-strength ratio. Hygiene Class E1.