General Purpose MDO is paintable and durable which allows these products to cover a wide variety of market needs.
Originally developed for sign painting and concrete formwork industries, MDO is also used for other applications as a paintable surface. Paint finishes on MDO are up to three times more durable than the same finish applied to ordinary plywood.
Here are some examples of existing uses:
• Signs • Siding • Color accent panels • Gable Ends • Garage Doors • Cabinets and built-ins • Marine Bulk heads, decks, cabins, hatch covers • Chimney enclosures • Fruit and vegetable bins • Transportation Sidewalls • Privacy Screens • Cupolas • Farm Buildings, farm equipment • Fertilizer Bins • Soffits and fascia • Painted exterior structures • Other applications requiring a paintable surface with good moisture resistance.
General Purpose MDO Product Application Matrix
|280 P||357 P||360 P|
|Low Pressure Blisters||Fair||Good||Good|
|Preferred Application||Backer||2-step or 1-step with uniform veneer thickness||High quality 2-step with hardwood faces|
|Resin Content||28 %||28 %||28 %|
|Approximate Caliper||.014 in||.017 in||.017 in|