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Formica® HPL - Colors Collection
Description

A range of high pressure laminates covering a wide spectrum of colours, influenced by current design trends to provide an encompassing colour system. All of the references within the Formica Colors range are cross-referenced with an equivalent best-match NCS number.

General information
Finish

Matte 58

Uniclass 2015
Pr_25_71_63_15 Compact or solid grade high-pressure laminate (HPL) boardsPrimary
CAWS

K13/130 Laminated plastics-veneered panel lining

Specification data - Compact or solid grade high-pressure laminate (HPL) boards
Product Reference

Formica® Colors

Sheet size

Available in a variety of sheet sizes including 2150 x 950 mm, 3050 x 1220 mm and 3050 x 1300 mm (please note sheet sizes vary by reference).

Colour

See 'Options' below and insert requirement.

Grade

Horizontal, General Purpose, Postforming (HGP)

Vertical, Flame Retardant, Postforming (VFP)

Standard product features

Finish:

Matte 58.

Grade:

- Properties HGP grade (typical values):

  • Wear resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 6): 450 revolutions.
  • Boiling water resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 7): 14.0% mass, 17.0% thickness.
  • Dry heat resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 8): Rating 5.
  • Dimensional stability at elevated temperature (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 9): L 0.16%, T 0.45%.
  • Dimensional stability at ambient temperature (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 10): L 0.06%, T 0.29%.
  • Impact resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 11): 28 N.
  • Cracking resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 13): Rating 5.
  • Scratch resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 14): 3.5 N.
  • Stain resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 15): (Reagents 1-2) 5, (Reagents 3+4) 5.
  • Lightfastness (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 16): Wool standard 7.
  • Cigarette resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 18): Rating 4.
  • Formability (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 20): 10 mm.
  • Blister resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 22): 40 secs.
  • Steam resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 24): Rating 5.

- Properties VFP grade (typical values):

  • Wear resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 6): 450 revolutions.
  • Boiling water resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 7): 10.1% mass, 10.3% thickness.
  • Dry heat resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 8): Rating 5.
  • Dimensional stability at elevated temperature (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 9): L 0.24%, T 0.64%.
  • Dimensional stability at ambient temperature (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 10): L 0.12%, T 0.31%.
  • Impact resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 11): 25 N.
  • Cracking resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 13): Rating 5.
  • Scratch resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 14): 3.5 N.
  • Stain resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 15): (Reagents 1+2) 5, (Reagents 3+4) 5.
  • Lightfastness (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 16): Wool standard 7.
  • Cigarette resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 18): Rating 4.
  • Formability (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 20): 15 mm.
  • Blister resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 22): 30 secs.
  • Steam resistance (BS EN 438-2 Test Method 24): Rating 5.
  • Fire performance (BS 476-7): Class 1 (when bonded to Class 1 flame-retardant substrate).
  • Fire performance (UK Building Regulations): Class 0 (when bonded to Class 0 substrate).

Product Options

Colour:

A range of more than 120 colours is available. Consult manufacturer's literature and insert requirements.

Grade:

Formica Colors are promoted in Horizontal, General Purpose, Standard (HGS) grade, and Horizontal, General Purpose, Postforming (HGP) grade (grades are dependent on sheet size). Vertical, Flame retardant, Postforming (VFP) grade is also available on request - please contact Formica Group for more details.

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