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Although the UK’s exit from the EU may see a return to British Standards, currently all MDF produced in the UK and Europe has to meet a set of EN (European Norm) standards to ensure quality and consistency levels remain high.
All of the MDF we use is industrial grade moisture resistant (MR) MDF. This is the perfect material for moulding skirting boards and architraves as it has an overall density that is around 15% greater than standard grade MDF. The moisture resistant properties of the board mean it is well suited to any interior space.
The density of the moisture resistant MDF that we use is between 760-770 kg/m², with the density of standard grade MDF being around 650 kg/m² and lightweight MDF being around 600 kg/m².
MDF density is an important property to consider when manufacturing MDF mouldings for 2 main reasons:
For those who are familiar with such things, the specification sheet for our MDF is below. For those who are not so familiar, please read on further for a detailed examination of the key information you need to know when comparing MDF products.
Kronospan is the manufacturer of the MDF that we use, so the column on the far right demonstrates how this material stacks up against the EN specification (2nd right).
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About the Author
Kieron Miller is the Managing Director of Skirting 4 U and has been working in the skirting board and online retail industry since 2012. Kieron has been using his extensive product knowledge and problem-solving experience to help both trade and private consumers all over the country find the perfect skirting board products for their projects. He continues to innovate new solutions and product ideas as the market continues to grow.