High Pressure Laminated Panels (HPL) Features and Applications and Uses

High Pressure Laminates (HPL)

When its time to give your design a new dimension, laminates offer the flexibility and character you need. As a direct buyer from the major mills you can avoid distributors, and can pass the cost savings onto you.

Panel Processing will produce the parts you design for your fixture, display, cabinet, furniture, or other projects. Our CNC saws, machine centers, routers and edge banders will fabricate the parts you need, to your specs, shipped on-time. Installation of hardware, sub-assembly and assembly & packaging is also available.

HPL- High Pressure Laminate – is composed of a resin impregnated kraft paper, a decorative paper and a clear melamine overlay.  These sheets are bonded at high pressures and temperatures.   The sheets are bonded to substrates such as MDF (medium density fiberboard) or particle board.

Uses:  Horizontal and vertical applications.

There are multiple grades of HPL that include chemical resistant, wear resistant for high demand applications, and even fire rated laminates.  You can also add some shine to your next project.  We offer shiny silver, mirror, brushed, and patterned metallic laminates. These products are available as either a solid or perforated product. Metallic laminates are often found in the cosmetics or related areas of mass merchandise, discount and drug stores. It can be applied to hardboard, HDF & MDF.   The metallic laminates can be applied to ¾” MDF to produce unique slatwall for store perimeters, vendor shops and garage and workshop conversions.

High Pressure Laminated Panels (HPL)

Decorative surfaces are not only beautiful but they are also purposeful.  High Pressure Laminates (HPL) are one of the most durable decorative surfaces.  When its time to give your design a new dimension, High Pressure Laminates offer the flexibility and character you need.  some of the premier companies in North America and Europe such as Greelam, Wilsonart, Formica, Pionite, Nevamar, Arborite and Decotone to offer what you want.

THE FEATURES & BENEFITS

HPL- High Pressure Laminate – is composed of a resin impregnated kraft paper, a decorative paper and a clear melamine overlay.  These sheets are bonded at high pressures and temperatures.   The sheets are bonded to substrates such as MDF (medium density fiberboard) or particle board.

Uses:  Horizontal and vertical applications.

There are multiple grades of HPL that include chemical resistant, wear resistant for high demand applications, and even fire rated laminates.  You can also add some shine to your next project.  shiny silver, mirror, brushed, and patterned metallic laminates. These products are available as either a solid or perforated product. Metallic laminates are often found in the cosmetics or related areas of mass merchandise, discount and drug stores. It can be applied to hardboard, HDF & MDF.   The metallic laminates can be applied to ¾” MDF to produce unique slatwall for store perimeters, vendor shops and garage and workshop conversions.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Thicknesses:
1/4″ – 1-1/4″
Std. Sheet Sizes:
4′ & 5′ widths
8′ & 10′ lengths (cut to size available)

LAMINATE GRADES
Standard
Post Forming
Vertical
Liner
Backer

SUBSTRATES USED
Pine Particleboard
Fir Particleboard
MDF
Plywood with MDF Face & Back
Plywood with MDF Face & Back: FSC® Certified & NAUF Resin

MARKETS FOUND
Retail Industry
Hospitality
Kitchen & Bath
RTA Furniture
Product Display

What is a High Pressure Laminate (HPL)?

High Pressure Laminate (HPL) is a durable product that is used for products and segments requiring the most stringent wear and impact resistant standards.  HPL is a versatile product that allows for the flexibility of design, as it can be laminated to a substrate and processed from a panel form into components or it can be post laminated into products and assembled components. HPL is also available in many colors, patterns and textures.

High Pressure Laminate (HPL) Applications

HPL is used in the  design and production of Store Fixtures and Displays, School Furniture, Office Furniture, Commercial Cabinets, as well as  many other industrial applications.

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