Decorative Surfaces

Decorative Surfaces for Particleboard, Hardboard, & MDF

Decorative surfaces can be broadly separated into two groups: decorative overlays and coatings. 

  • Decorative overlays include products such as foils, high pressure laminates, papers, TFL, veneers and vinyls.
  • Coatings used as industrial decorative surfaces on composite wood substrates are available in both liquid and powder forms.

These surfaces are applied by various techniques to panel products like particleboard, medium density fiberboard (MDF) and hardboard.

decorative surfaces

Please use the information on this website and the advice of your supplier to help you specify the appropriate substrate and decorative surface to best meet the needs of your application. Select each below to learn more:

Thermally Fused Laminates

High Pressure Laminates

Decorative Papers & Foils



3D Laminates & 2D Laminates

Applications for Decorative Surfaces

Decorative surfaces can be specified in various applications, please select one to get more information:  


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