Chipboard

Havana Chipboard is a uniquely designed wood panel manufactured with the state-of-the-art technology, and is commonly used as a core material for home and office furniture, wall panels, worktops as well as hifi-speaker boxes.

Havana Chipboard comes in both moisture resistant (MUF V313 grade) and non-moisture resistant (UF grade) specifications. Included is our latest development, the E0 low formaldehyde emission grade chipboard which is in compliance to the JIS A 1460 standard. Manufactured under standard dimensions of 1220mm x 1830mm (4’x 6’), 1220mm x 2440mm (4’ x 8’), and 1830mm x 2440mm (6’ x 8’). The standard thickness is available in 9mm, 12mm, 15mm, 16mm, 18mm, 25mm, 30mm and 35mm.

Chipboard
Technical Specification
Thickness available Sizes available
9mm/12mm/15mm/16mm/18mm/25mm/30mm/35mm 1220mm x 2440mm / 1830mm x 2440mm
Properties Test Method Unit Range of Thickness (mm)
9-13.0 >13-12.0 >20.0-25.0 >25.0-32.0 >32.0-35.0
Thickness Tolerance EN 324-1 mm ± 0.3mm
Length &Width Tolearnce EN 324-1 mm 5.0mm
SquarenessTolerence EN 324-2 mm 2.00mm. Per 1,000mm
Density EN 323 kg/m3 660-710 640-660 630-650 620-640 600-630
Bending Strength (MOR) EN 310 Min(N/mm2) 13.0 13.0 11.5 10.0 8.5
Modulus of Elasticity (MOE) EN 310 N/mm2 1800 1600 1500 1350 1200
Internal Bond (IB) EN 319 N/mm2 0.40 0.35 0.30 0.25 0.20
Internal Bond (IB) – After Cyclic Test EN 321,319 Min(N/mm2) Na.
Internal Bond (IB) – After Boil Test EN 1087-1 Min(N/mm2) Na.
Surface Soundness EN 311 Min(N/mm2) 0.8
Thickness Swell (24hr) (Max) % 16.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 14.0
Thickness Swell –  After Cyclic Test EN 321,317 (Max) % Na.
Formaldehyde Content
Class 1 (mg/100g) Emission≤8 BSEN120
Class 2 (mg/100g) 8 < Emission ≤30
Formaldehyde Content Min Maximum
F**** SEO 0.4mg/l or under JIS5908
F*** E0 0.7mg/l or under
F** E1 2.1mg/l or under
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