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Medium Density Fibreboard

MDF is a composite panel product usually made of cellulosic fibers and a synthetic resin or other suitable bonding system, which are then combined together using heat and pressure. Their thickness ranges from 1/4 to 1 inch.

MDF contains lots of physical properties and dimensions. Moreover, additives can be added to have additional characteristics during the manufacturing process. 

The surface of MDF is smooth, knot-free, grain pattern-free, flat, and dense. The constant density throughout the profile helps in the greater finishing of MDF products. These panels are used in making signs, furniture, construction trades, and similar applications.

Physical Features

MDF contains cellulosic fibers and a synthetic resin. Its thickness varies from 1/4 inch to 1 inch. Common sizes of MDF are 4 x 8, 5 x 8, 4 x 10. However, bigger sizes are also available. They come in lots of colors, including light gray, blue, red, dark gray, black, yellow, mint green, orange, chocolate brown, violet, and khaki.

Benefits of MDF

MDF Material signs communicate a strong and reliable business. They are a call back to earlier times and remind people of a good, old-fashioned, trusted business. Some benefits are:

Weaknesses of MDF

If this material is used outside, it may get ruined early, but with proper installation and care, you can keep this material in good shape. Still, there are some drawbacks of MDF.