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Formica AR Plus

Formica AR Plus Solid Colours are a 1.2mm thick decorative laminate which delivers an exceptional flat gloss finish. The AR Plus technology delivers a high gloss surface that is highly resistant to scuffs and abrasions, extending the gloss laminate life cycle.

Key Features
  • Abrasion resistant
  • Stain resistant
  • Moisture resistant
  • Water resistant
  • Writeable
  • 7 year warranty 
  • 15 colours from monochromes to a bright zesty palette
  • Matching ABS edging is also available in all colours in 23mm and some in 45mm for seamless finishes


Scope of Use

The product is suitable for most interior horizontal or vertical surfaces, including:

  • Counters
  • Bench and table tops
  • Store fixtures
  • Office furniture
  • Vanity units
  • Display work
  • Reception areas
  • Wall panelling
  • Toilet partitions
  • Door and drawer fronts 

Formica AR Plus Solid Colours should be bonded to a suitable substrate such as standard or moisture resistant particleboard, standard or moisture resistant medium density fibreboard (MDF) or marine grade plywood.

Limitations on Use

Do not use externally or in areas where prolonged exposure to temperatures exceeding 135º 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

Formica High Pressure Laminate is manufactured to AS/NZS 2924.1:1998, Type HGP: High Pressure decorative laminates - sheets made from thermosetting resins. Please refer to the Formica AR Plus Solid Colours Technical Data Sheet for more information.

The Group Number Classification below was generated from tests carried out and data recorded in accordance with the test procedure described in ISO 5660 2002 – Reaction to Fire test – Part 1: Heat Release & Part 2: Smoke Production Rate, for the purposes of determination of the Group Classification in accordance with the New Zealand Building Code Verification: 

  • Method C/VM2 Appendix A: Group Number Classification 3 
B2 Durability compliant
F2 Hazardous Building Materials compliant
Hazardous Building Materials
G3 Food Preparation and Prevention of Contamination compliant
Food Preparation and Prevention of Contamination
Data Sheet
Maintenance Instructions
ABS Edgetape for Benchtops Brochure
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