MDF and HDF

The production and use of Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF) and High Density Fibreboard (HDF).

Latest News

  • Grenfell cladding approved by residents was swapped for cheaper version

    06/30/17 ,via The Guardian

    The aluminium panels received a worse rating in terms of the amount of smoke they would emit. Other savings listed include the removal of all external landscaping works, saving £428,000, and changing window surrounds from birchwood to MDF or softwood 

  • How plywood took off as a design material

    07/13/17 ,via Financial Times

    Plywood is cheap. That, along with its strength, is its strength, but also, ironically, its weakness. The history of plywood, which is being explored in a new 

  • Lightweight MDF panels turn into rigid cores

    12/03/16 ,via Global Sources

    According to its maker, Neucor, the panels are 40 to 50 percent lighter than traditional counterparts. These can withstand fire and be put on top of each other for easier shipping, and installation into cases and exhibits. The lightweight MDF panel is

  • Laminate, plywood stocks rally on hope of GST boost

    06/22/17 ,via Economic Times

    MUMBAI: Despite a sluggish growth in the real estate sector, the share price of plywood, laminates and decorative veneer companies have gained traction.

  • Which to use: Fiberboard, particleboard or oriented strand board?

    06/24/17 ,via Sioux City Journal

    MDF is easy to work with using standard woodworking tools and is particular good for holding screw threads and resisting tear-out. It is usually available in 1/2- to 3/4-inch thick sheet which are slightly larger than standard 4-foot by 8-foot sheets

Books

  • Build Your Own CNC Machine

    Apress. 2010. ISBN: 9781430224907,1430224908. 240 pages.

    Do you like to build things? Are you ever frustrated at having to compromise your designs to fit whatever parts happen to be available? Would you like to fabricate your own parts? Build Your Own CNC Machine is the book to get you started. CNC expert Patrick Hood-Daniel and best-selling author James Kelly team up to show you how to construct your very own CNC machine. Then they go on to show you how to use it, how to document your designs in computer-aided design (CAD) programs, and how to...

  • Materials for Architects and Builders

    Routledge. 2014. ISBN: 9781317667360,1317667360. 496 pages.

    Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses. Understanding the basics of materials is a crucial part of undergraduate and diploma construction or architecture-related courses, and this established textbook helps the reader to do just that with the help of colour photographs and clear...

  • Wood Machining

    John Wiley & Sons. 2013. ISBN: 9781118602676,1118602676. 288 pages.

    Wood as an engineering material can be technically defined “as a hygroscopic, orthotropic, biological, and permeable material having extreme chemical diversity and physical complexity with structures, that vary extensively in their shape, size, properties and function”. Therefore, using wood to its best advantage and most efficiency in engineering applications, specific characteristics or chemical, physical and mechanical properties must be considered. The products are divided into two...

  • Project Arcade

    John Wiley and Sons. 2011. ISBN: 1118038835,9781118038833. 552 pages.

    The bestseller returns—completely updated to include the newest hardware, software, and techniques for building your own arcade Interest in classical arcade games remains on the rise, and with a little money, older computer hardware, and a little effort, you can relive your arcade experiences by building your own arcade machine. The hands-on guide begins with a description of the various types of projects that you can undertake. It then progresses to a review of the audio and video options...

  • Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2013 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2013

    John Wiley & Sons. 2012. ISBN: 9781118330524,1118330528. 1008 pages.

    The complete, real-world reference and tutorial for mastering Autodesk Inventor 2013 This completely updated and revised edition includes new content requested by readers and coverage of all of Inventor's latest features. Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2013 and Inventor LT 2013 starts with a basic hands-on tour of the 3D design workflow and concludes with coverage of Inventor's built in programming tools. In between you'll find exercises and productivity tips as well as information on all...

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