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MEDITE SMARTPLY is the market leading manufacturer of sustainable MDF & OSB timber panels. As a Coillte Group company, their products are manufactured in Ireland using raw materials from their own managed forests, guaranteeing consistency of supply and minimal carbon footprint in transport of these materials and onward supply chain.
Focussed on customer driven innovation, and using the very latest manufacturing technology, the MEDITE SMARTPLY product range is constantly evolving, allowing Architects, Builders, Designers and many others to explore new ideas and concepts, whilst safe in the knowledge that the products they are using are sustainable, certified and fully compliant with all relevant legislation .
From MEDITE’s production and research plant in Clonmel, Ireland, they supply a wide range of MDF (medium density fibreboard) products to meet the diverse needs of users, specifiers, and designers across Europe and beyond. Their extensive range includes ten different families of MDF products and many variants, with over 400 possible specifications from a production capacity of some 410,000 m3.
Through consistent commitment to research, development, and ongoing investment in technology, they’ve have established MEDITE as the leading brand in the MDF market by introducing a wide variety of quality products and customer led innovations. Their technological innovations have led the greater market to advances in areas such as finish quality, moisture resistance, flame retardancy and many more MDF attributes.
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SMARTPLY Oriented Strand Board (OSB) is the versatile, cost effective and environmentally friendly alternative to plywood. It is manufactured by compressing precisely engineered strands of woods with exterior resins at high temperature to create an incredibly strong and versatile panel. SMARTPLY is made from sustainable, fast-growing timber, as MEDITE only use forest thinnings of new-growth pine and spruce, including the tops which are not used to make any other wood-based product.
This is one of the main reasons why SMARTPLY is increasingly being used instead of plywood, which by contrast use large logs cut from old forests.
They produce two grades of SMARTPLY: MAX and ULTIMA. Each is made with a specific resin, has no structural defects such as knotholes and core voids and is simple to work with. It cuts easily, will not delaminate, and can be bored, routed and planed with consistent results. Panels can be nailed 10mm from the edge without spilling or breaking out - critical to structural applications.
SMARTPLY OSB structural panels meet the criteria of today’s demanding construction standards. Manufactured to European Standard EN300, they satisfy BS5268 Part 2 (Structural uses of Timber - Code of practice for permissible stress design, materials, and workmanship)
SMARTPLY MAX FR B - Flame Retardant OSB
SMARTPLY SURE STEP - OSB/3 T & G panel suitable for flooring and roofing
MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME - MDF guaranteed for up to 50 years outside
MEDITE MR - Moisture resistant MDF
Built to last: MEDITE VENT, MTX and MEDITE MR used in stunning garden building range
SMARTPLY MAX FR B boosts fire protection at new affordable homes development in Hove
MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME brings a splash of style and substance to a residential property in Prestwick
School achieves aesthetic fire performance with MEDITE PREMIER FR
MEDITE MR (Moisture Resistant) MDF - Designed for use in humid conditions
MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME - MDF panel with up to 50 years guarantee.
SMARTPLY MAX FR B
SMARTPLY SURE STEP