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Frequently Asked Questions

What Do You Mean by HPL? How it is Made?

HPL means High-Pressure Laminate. These are made of resin-impregnated cellulose papers that are pressed using high pressure and temperature. The top layer is made up of décor paper and below are layers of kraft papers.

Does HPL and Plastic Sheets the Same?

The manufacturing process of these two sheets are almost the same. However, the top layer of the plastic sheet is made up of a translucent layer while HPL is not.

How Long-Lasting is an HPL?

Depending upon the application, an HPL sheet can last up to 15 years.

How to Maximize the Life of Your HPL?

There are three ways to maintain the life of your HPL sheet:

  • Only use the HPL as per application requirements
  • Follow all the precautions and installation instructions
  • Cleanliness of the HPL should be maintained
Does HPL Termite-Resistant?

Yes, all HPL is termite resistance.

What is the usual size and thickness of HPL?

HPL thickness can range from 0.5mm to 25mm. Their sizes also ranges from 1220mm x 1860mm up to 2440mm x 4320mm.

Where are HPL Commonly Used?

Below are the different applications of HPL:

  • Cuboids
  • Ceilings
  • Interior walls
  • Furniture
  • Table tops
  • Kitchen tops
  • Flooring
  • Wall claddings

Facades, and more

What are the Advantages of HPL over Real Wood?

There are several reasons why HPL is better than wood:

  • It has higher density and strength making it more durable
  • It is easier to maintain
  • It offers more functionalities
  • You can choose from different textures, appearances, colors, and sizes
Does HPL Offers a Real Surface Appearance?

Yes, especially those who have woodgrain surface.

Why Décor Paper is Important for HPL?

It is important since décor paper is used as the top layer of the laminate. These are available in different appearance and color.

Is It Possible to Manufacture HPL Without Paper Design?

There are HPL that is manufactured without paper design called Backer, commonly used for industrial applications.

Which Industry Uses HPL?

HPL is commonly used in industrial applications such as electrical insulation, PCB, and more.

Is it Safe to Use HPL in the Food Industry?

Since HPL has properties like anti-viral and anti-bacterial, these laminates are ideal to be used for food industry and safe for children.

How Do You Pack My HPL Sheet Orders?

Commonly, we pack HPL sheet orders using pallets or wooden crates. We also provide protection materials in top and bottom like bubble wraps and thermocol to avoid damage during shipment.

Does HPL Safe for Human and Environment?

Due to its formaldehyde content, HPL can release aldehyde. However, it only releases a very small amount which has very low effect to environment and humans.

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