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Bestwood Melamine

Bestwood Melamine is low pressure laminate that requires no additional surface finishing and is easy to maintain. Available in a wide range of colours, prints and textures to enhance any décor.

Bestwood Melamine panels are suitable for uses including kitchen and bathroom cabinetry, wardrobes, shelving, and furniture. Available in single or double sided panels, it can be manufactured on a variety of substrates, and at various thicknesses offering versatility in its application.

Key Features
  • 52 colours (including solid patterns and woodgrains) 
  • Available in six different surface finishes (gloss, embossed, velvet, woodgrain and wilderness + the newly introduced Timberland) 
  • Each melamine colour has matching edging which protects the edges and gives good impact resistance
  • Tough, scratch resistant, easy to clean, pre-finished surface
  • Standard substrate options include low formaldehyde (E0) and moisture resistant MDF, MDF Liteboard and Particleboard
  • Environmental Choice Certified
Environmental Choice (ECNZ) Licensed
ECNZ Licensed
NZ Made
NZ Made
Scope of Use

Bestwood Melamine panels are suitable for nearly all interior joinery including kitchen and bathroom cabinetry, wardrobes, shelving, furniture, and wall and ceiling linings, for most residential and commercial applications.

Limitations on Use
  • Bestwood Melamine is designed for interior applications only
  • Caution should be used when specifying areas where it will be exposed to high moisture levels or wet areas in regular contact with water
  • Bestwood Melamine is not recommended for benchtop applications
Statement of Building Code Compliance

Bestwood Melamine is manufactured to comply with the following standards:

  • AS/NZS 1859.3:2005
  • NZBC B2.3.1 (c) for 5 years
In-Service History

Bestwood Melamine has been manufactured, marketed and distributed in New Zealand for over 35 years.

Other Performance Attributes
  • The MDF substrate is EO and made by Nelson Pine using FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) controlled wood fibre
  • Environmental Choice (ECNZ) Licensed
B2 Durability compliant
Technical Data Sheet
Environmental Information
Melamine Brochure
Substrate Chart

New Zealand Panels Group offer a wide collection of decorative interior panels and benchtop surfaces through its Prime Panels and Bestwood brands, and thermoform and custom finishing via Dezignatek.

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