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Laminex Formica Laminate

Born off the back of local and global design influences, the Laminex Laminate Formica Classic Collection contains the best of the best in terms of décor design, finish and colour - providing the variety and reliability needed in one sleek collection. Including a vast range of Laminex's most loved décors as well as some modern, new additions making it perfect for benchtops, countertops, doors and work surface solutions.

Key Features
  • Antimicrobial
  • UV stable indoor use
  • Group 3 fire rating
  • Moisture and water resistant/repellent
  • Scuff, scratch and abrasion resistant
  • Stain resistant and easy to clean
  • Post-formable
  • Warranty: 7 years
Scope of Use

Ideal for:

  • Benchtops
  • Vanities
  • Cabinetry fronts
  • Feature panels
  • Internal doors
  • Retail furniture
  • Bar tops/fronts
  • Dining/coffee tables
  • Wall linings
  • Desktops
  • Splashback/upstands
Limitations on Use
  • Formica Metallic and Magnetic laminates are suitable for vertical use only
  • Do not use externally or in areas where prolonged exposure to temperatures exceeding 135° may occur
  • Must be supported by recommended substrate over entire surface area
  • Do not bond directly to plaster, concrete walls or gypsum plasterboard
Statement of Building Code Compliance
  • Clause B2 Durability: Performance B2.3.1 (c). Will remain fit for purpose for a minimum of 5 years. 
  • Clause C3 Fire Affecting Areas Beyond the Fire Source: Performance C3.4 (a). Has a Material Group Number of 3 when tested to ISO 5660.
  • Clause E3 Internal Moisture: Performance E3.3.4 & E3.3.5. Surfaces are imperious and easily cleaned.
  • Clause F2 Hazardous Building Materials: Performance F2.3.1. No harmful materials are emitted from product.
  • Clause G3 Food Preparation and Prevention of Contamination: Performance G 3.3.2 (a). Surfaces are impervious and easily cleaned.
In-Service History

The Formica brand celebrated its 100 year anniversary in 2013 and has been available in New Zealand since 1946. It has a proven history with a large number of residential bench-tops and commercial countertops featuring Formica laminate.

Other Performance Attributes
  • Performance attributes tested in accordance with ISO 4586:2004
  • ISO 14001
  • Greentag LCA Rate Silver
  • Greenstar points — MATK/IEQ-3, MATB
  • Homestar points — MAT-1, MAT-2
  • Antimicrobial attributes independently tested in accordance with ISO 22196:2011, JIS Z2801 and ASTM G21
  • UV stable indoor use
  • Warranty: 7 years
B2 Durability compliant
C Protection from Fire compliant
Protection from Fire
E3 Internal Moisture compliant
Internal Moisture
F2 Hazardous Building Materials compliant
Hazardous Building Materials
G3 Food Preparation and Prevention of Contamination compliant
Food Preparation and Prevention of Contamination
Interior Fire Rating 3
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