Product: Trade Essentials® White E0 MR MDF
Trade Essentials® White E0 MR MDF
TOP 3 Benefits:
- Health & Ecotoxicity
• Carbon Sink
The Laminex Group manufactures MDF from wood chips and fibre sourced from plantations and sawmills carrying Australian Forestry Standard (<a href="www.ecospecifier.com.au/certifications/afs.aspx" target="_blank" rel="noopener">AFS</a>) Sustainable Forest Management Certification and Chain of Custody and Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (<a href="www.ecospecifier.com.au/certifications/pefc.aspx" target="_blank" rel="noopener">PEFC</a>) certification, ensuring that the main raw material for the products is legally sourced and sustainably harvested.
The wood fibre undergoes a quality inspection to ensure consistency before melamine-urea formaldehyde resin is added and the boards are pressed, dried and cut to size. The whole process obtains almost 2/3 of its energy from burning otherwise unusable waste wood fibre, greatly reducing the demand on fossil fuels.
The board is then laminated with melamine formaldehyde impregnated paper, creating a nonporous hard wearing surface that may be used as a pre-finished product or finished with a paint system where required.
Product is packaged in coverboards with PET strapping and transported on pallets that may be recycled.
Trade Essentials® White E0 MR MDF is recommended for high humidity applications or areas where accidental wetting may occur. Product is suitable for interior applications only including kitchen cupboards, bathroom vanities, laundry cupboards, shelving and wall lining (when used with suitable feature jointing systems).
Health & Ecotoxicity
- Equivalent to Natural Background Formaldehyde Levels
- Healthy VOC levels
- Low toxicity - no toxicity in use
- PEFC/AFS Certified Wood
Corporate Social Responsibility
- ≥7 year warranty
- All marketing environmental claims verified accurate
- Certified Environmental Management System
- Complies with relevant social and environmental laws of the country of operation
- Fit for Purpose certified
- Made in Australia from majority Aust. components
- Green Star - GBCA
The products have successfully passed the relevant GreenTag Standard's Cautionary Assessment Process and no issues of concern or red lights comments exist regarding the toxicity of the products.
Global GreenTag Standard v3.2
Rating tools relevance:
GreenStar 'Design and As Built v1' and 'Interiors v1' Rating Tools Credits:
o Sustainable Products Level A
o Indoor Pollutants
GreenStar ' Performance v1' Rating Tools Credits:
o Procurement and Purchasing: Refurbishment Materials
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