EPD Australasia

Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF)

Forest and Wood Products Australia LtdDownload

Included Products In The EPD

  • MDF, 16 mm E0 & E1 standard melamine coated
  • MDF, 18 mm E0 & E1 standard melamine coated
  • MDF, 25 mm E0 & E1 standard melamine coated
  • MDF, 16 mm E0 & E1 moisture resistant (MR) melamine coated
  • MDF, 18 mm E0 & E1 moisture resistant (MR) melamine coated
  • MDF, 25 mm E0 & E1 moisture resistant (MR) melamine coated

Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF)

This sector EPD covers medium density fibreboard (MDF) manufactured in Australia from Australian grown wood chips and pulp logs.

MDF is a composite panel valued for its homogeneity that allows precision joinery work and finishing. These properties have led to MDF being widely used to manufacture furniture, kitchen cabinets, doors and mouldings. MDF panels are composed of wood, resin and wax.

The declared unit is 1 square metre of MDF. The scope is ‘cradle-to-gate’ with options. The production stage includes production of wood inputs, transport to manufacturing site, chipping, screening, defibration, drying, blending, mat forming, pressing, finishing, melamine overlay and packaging. Four end-of-life scenarios are included: two for landfill, one energy recovery, and one for recycling.

The document complies with the requirements for an industry-wide EPD under the Green Building Council of Australia’s Green Star rating system and the Infrastructure Sustainability (IS) rating scheme of the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA).

Detailed Information

Company: Forest and Wood Products Australia Ltd
Products: Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF)
Registration No: S-P-00563
Registration date: 2015-10-22
Version date: 2017-12-08
Valid until: 2022-12-08
Verified by: Kimberly Robertson
Reference PCR(s): PCR 2012:01 Construction products and construction services (EN 15804)
Geographical scope: Australia
EN 15804: This EPD is compliant with EN 15804

 

Company Information

  • Forest and Wood Products Australia Ltd
  • Country: Australia
  • Contact: info@fwpa.com.au
  • Website: http://www.fwpa.com.au/

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