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Exterior MDF

Exterior MDF for use in a wide range of non-structural, external applications.

Hanson Plywood stock Medite Exterior MDF which has been proven to withstand extreme conditions following supplementary testing; going above and beyond typical EU requirements for wood-based panel products.

The product is identifiable from other MDF products by its grey colour. Medite also recommend sealing and painting all Medite Exterior boards with appropriate products if being used externally.

Typical Applications
  • Signage
  • Shop fronts
  • External woodwork
  • Exterior mouldings
  • Garden furniture components
  • Sports Scoreboards
  • Fascias
Applicable Standards
  • BS EN 622-1 – Fibreboards Specifications: General Requirements
  • BS EN 622-5 – Fibreboards Specifications: Requirements for Dry Process Boards (MDF)
Environment

Hanson Plywood sources Exterior MDF Panels from Medite’s FSC® Certified forest concessions in the Republic of Ireland. The company’s robust Chain of Custody management system ensures that certification values are upheld, respected and adhered to throughout the supply chain. For further information, please refer to our Environment Page.

Medite Exterior MDF is also No-Added Formaldehyde (NAF) compliant in accordance with California Air Resources Board (CARB) formaldehyde emission standards.

Quick Reference Guide - MDF

Please note: Under EN 622-5, ‘General Purpose’ refers to products suitable for ‘use in non load-bearing applications’.

Trade Term
Class
Typical Average Density
Application & Climatic Condition
Use Class (EN 335)
General purpose joinery
Simple designs with minimal profile
Humid Conditions
Architectural mouldings - skirting architraves
Deep routed profiles (e.g. membrane pressed PVC doors)
Designs with advanced deep routed profiles and painted finishes
Standard
MDF
700 Kg/m3
General purpose boards for dry conditions
Use Class 1
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trade
L.MDF
625 Kg/m3
Light MDF boards for dry conditions
Use Class 1
Yes
Yes
Ultralight
UL2.MDF
520 Kg/m3
Ultra-light MDF boards for dry conditions
Use Class 1
Yes
Yes
Moisture Resistant
MDF.H
720 Kg/m3
General purpose boards for humid conditions
Use Classes 1 & 2
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Exterior
MDF.H-2
770 Kg/m3
General purpose boards for exterior conditions
Use Classes 1,2 & 3
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Size
6mm
9mm
12mm
15mm
18mm
25mm
2440mm x 1220mm
3050mm x 1220mm
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