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ChemGuard
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Application

  • Suitable for horizontal surfaces in laboratories, healthcare facilities, schools, and manufacturing plants.
  • Typical uses include laboratory benchtops, cabinets, casework, and fume hoods.
  • Also suitable for photographic darkrooms, nurse’s workstations, medical, dental and veterinary work areas and mortuaries.

Description

ChemGuard laminate incorporates the decorative features of high-pressure laminate into a durable chemical resistant surfacing material. ChemGuard can be made in thicknesses between 0.028 inches (0.711 mm) and 1 inch (25 mm) and thicker grades can be used as self-supporting worktops.


Features and benefits:

  • 500+ color options/patterns.
  • Available in most Pionite® and Nevamar® colours and patterns; ChemGuard HPL can be manufactured with a brown or black phenolic core.
  • Laminate edges can be polished for a finished appearance.

General information

Color

Available in over 500 colour/pattern options.

Beige

Black

Blue

Brown

Cream

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Finish

Textured

Material

High pressure laminate (HPL)

Shape

Rectangle

Length

2440 mm

3050 mm

3660 mm

Width

915 mm

1220 mm

1525 mm

Height

0.71 mm

1.2 mm

6.4 mm

13 mm

19 mm

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WarrantyDescription

One year

Limited warranty.

Uniclass

Pr_25_71_94_37 High-pressure decorative laminates (HPL or HPDL)Primary

CAWS

N10/15 Desks and tables

N10/125 Desks and tables

N10/110 Purpose-made

N10/10 Purpose-made

Specification data - High-pressure decorative laminates (HPL or HPDL) Enhanced data

Standard

To ANSI/NEMA LD3-2005.

American National Standards Institute/National Electrical

Manufacturers Association (ANSI/NEMA) LD3-2005, “High-Pressure Decorative Laminate” for HGS. Type H48 complies. For CGS Types HD2, HD5, HD8 and HDI complies.

Thickness

Other thicknesses of Chemguard are available upon request. ChemGuard laminates thicker than 0.125" are not available with sanded backs.

0.71 mm (H28).

1.2 mm (H48).

6.4 mm (HD2).

13 mm (HD5).

19 mm (HD8).

25 mm (HDI).

Finish

Textured.

Pattern

Consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

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Colour

ChemGuard is available in any Pionite® colour. Consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

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Chemical resistance

In conformance with NEMA LDS-2005 3.4 stain resistance and SEFA 8-PL-2010 recommended practices, section 8.1 chemical resistance.

Provides resistance to acids/bases, solvents, stains, indicators and general reagents. Consult manufacturer for details.

Flammability

To ANSI/UL723 and CAN/ULC-S102-M.

Core

None.

Brown.

Black.

Edge finish

Not applicable.

Polished.

Polished with coloured stripes within the core.

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