HPL virtues

Thanks to the heat and high-pressure treatment it undergoes, HPL is an exceptionally rugged material resistant to scratching, impact, abrasions, chemicals and heat, making it ideal for a wide range of applications.

HPL conforms to EN 438/1. According to this norm, these are HPL most important quality characteristics:

• Impact resistant

• Scratch and wear-resistant

• Light fastness

• Easy to clean

• Heat-resistant (up to 180°)

• Hygienic

• Suitable for contact with food

Moreover, when subjected to special processing, HPL can be made antibacterial and flame retardant, thus particularly suitable for public places or in all applications where a high level of hygiene is important e.g. kitchens, laboratories, sanitary…