Particleboard
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Particleboard

Particleboard is a composite panel product consisting of wood particles of various sizes that are bonded together with a synthetic resin or binder under heat and pressure. Particleboard panels are manufactured in a variety of dimensions and with a wide range of physical properties that provides maximum design flexibility for specifiers and end users. Its smooth, dense and non-porous surface makes particleboard an ideal substrate for a variety of overlays, including melamine, thin papers, wood veneer, and high-pressure laminates.

Particleboard Specialty Products

Countertops, Door Core, Fire Retardant, Moisture Resistant, No Added Urea Formaldehyde Resin,
FSC® Certified

Common Uses

  • Countertops
  • Store Fixtures
  • Kitchen Cabinets
  • Office & Residential Furniture
  • Commercial
  • Shelving
  • Healthcare
  • Strair Treads
  • Nicholson and Cates carries a wide selection of M-2 Grade Particleboard that meets ANSI A208.1-2009 specifications and satisfy CARB’s Phase 2 formaldehyde emission limits of 0.09 ppm.

    The standard M-2 Particleboard can potentially contribute to achieving up to 4 LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) points, and up to 6 LEED points with an FSC certified and no added urea formaldehyde product.

    Flame Spread Index

    All Particleboard and NAUF products meet the Class 3 or C ULC 723-10 (ASTM E84) requirements concerning the Flame Spread Index (between 76 and 200) and the Smoke Development (maximum 450).

    Particleboard Stock Sizes

    Thickness 49" x 97"
    4' x 8'
    49" x 121"
    4' x 10'
    61" x 73"
    5' x 6'
    61" x 97"
    5' x 8'
    61" x 121"
    5' x 10'
    61" x 145"
    5' x 12'
    3/8"          
    7/16"        
    1/2"      
    5/8"  
    11/16"
    3/4"  
    7/8"        
    1"  
    1-1/8"  
    1-1/4"    
    1-3/8"      
    1-7/16"      
    1-1/2"  

    Countertop Stock Sizes

    Thickness 30-1/2" x 97" 30-1/2" x 121" 30-1/2" x 145"
    5/8"

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