ABOUT MERINO ARMOURTM EXTERNAL WALL CLADDING (EWC): A solid compact laminate (Phenolic core board) consists of layers of cellulose fibrous material impregnated with thermosetting resins and bonded together by the high pressure process. The surface on both sides, having decorative colors or designs, are impregnated with melamine based resins. The core layers are impregnated with phenolic based resins. The high pressure process is defined as the simultaneous application of heat (temperature > 120 C) and high specific pressure (>5 Mpa), to provide flowing and subsequent curing of the thermosetting resins to obtain a homogeneous non-porous material with increased density (>1350 kg/m3), and with the required surface finish. The board is manufactured as per IS 2046."
MERINO ARMOURTM- INDIAN WEATHER TESTED: Be it the intense mercury of the Rajasthan or the endless showers of Cherranpunji, India is a country of extremes. A country that offers ever changing climates & conditions that test all limits. The premium range of Merino ArmourTM External Claddings are inspired from these very punishing conditions that the tropical sub-continent possesses. They come in an assortment of high quality luxurious designs that not just add chic to their surroundings but also endure the damages that these conditions try to inflict. All in all, it's a range that is specially made in India, for India.
APPLICATION AREAS: Ventilated Facades, Balcony Claddings, Partitions, Railings, Fences, Ceilings, Outdoor Furniture, Public Facilities, Playground Facilities, Sport Facilities, Sun Protection System, Office Entry Portals, etc
IDEA APPLICATION SITES FOR: Residence (Kothis), Shopping Malls, Hotels, Motels, Residence (High Rise Apartments), Industries, Office Buildings, Retail Shops, Airport Terminals, etc.
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HIGH US ABSORBER ENRICHED POLY URETHANE (PU) AND ACRYLIC
A multi layer of acrylic along with a special grade of "highly UV absorber enriched Poly Urethane (PU)" is coated on top of the décor surface. Due to this, the cladding conforms to both EGS and EDS grade requirement, enabling total quantity of UV absorber rmains much higher than conventional film pressing clads
HIGH ABRASION OVERLAY
This layer conform that the Merino EWC remains absolutely changing weather condition abuse resistant. The climate shock along with abrasions deteriorate the decorative paper and then the entire clad, but this layer increases the scratch and abrasion resistance.
Selected from the premium ranges of Merino Laminates, we bring you 41 highly aesthetic decorative papers that not only gels with the exterior elements but also sooth your preferences of colours
Melamine and Phenolic resins are best known for binding agents. Together these two resins act beautifully in binding the entire layer with the kraft paper. Ensuring no tearing, breaking or deteriorating of clad at any season.
Recorded 20% savings in energy consumption to retain indoor temperature
Merino ArmourTM External Wall Cladding comes with many advantages, one of which is recorded as 'Energy Saving System'. The process aids in removal of heat and moisture from rain or condensation in the cavity through continous air ventilation, results in 20% decreased energy consumption to retain indoor room temperature. Also the insulation remains corrosion free due to minimal intervention with water or moisture through rain.
THE NEW ARMOURTM THAT RESIST ALL WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARMOURTM RESIST THE SUMMER
India is a country that offers ever-changing climates and conditions that test all limits. Like Phalodi city in Jodhpur that heats up to 51 degrees Celsius. The premium range of Merino Armour External Claddings are especially made for tropical sub-continent's climate and endures even the most scorching heat.
ARMOURTM RESIST THE WINTER
The mercury can plummet to extreme temperatures in India. In Dras, in Jammu & Kashmir, the temperatures hit as low as -22 degrees Celsius during winters. The luxurious and stylish Merino Armour External Cladding is inspired by these extreme weather conditions and endures even the biting cold temperatures.
ARMOURTM RESIST THE MONSOON
The wettest place on Earth is in India.Mawsynram in Meghalaya experiences 11, 873mm of rain per annum.Merino Armour External Cladding is especially made in India, for India. With high quality luxurious designs, your house can now be armoured even when its raining heavily outside.
ARMOURTM RESIST THE POLLUTION
India is a country of extremes. With the different climates and conditions along with the increasing pollution levels, your house experiences damages beyond imagination. The premium range of Merino Armour External Claddingsprovides armour to your home and protects it from the damages that the surrounding try to inflict.
"ARMOURED AGAINST ALL WEATHER
Merino ArmourTM External Wall Cladding (EWC) is highly weather resistant even when exposed to extreme weather conditions and erratic levels of humidity"
ARMOURED AGAINST UV
A special UV protected treatment makes Merino ArmourTM External Wall Cladding (EWC) UV resistant and prevents discoloring under direct sunlight exposure for long durations.
ARMOURED AGAINST CLIMATIC SHOCK
Merino ArmourTM External Wall Cladding (EWC) is resistant to sudden change in temperature and humidity in the atmosphere.
ARMOURED AGAINST CORROSION
Merino ArmourTM External Wall Cladding (EWC) is absolutely corrosion free unlike other external wall cladding products.
ARMOURED AGAINST GRAFFITI
Merino ArmourTM External Wall Cladding (EWC) is graffiti resistant. Any writing marks made on the surface can be easily removed using soap water or hot water
ARMOURED AGAINST TERMITES
Merino ArmourTM External Wall Cladding (EWC) is completely resistant to termites and fungal attacks
ARMOURED AGAINST MOISTURE
Merino ArmourTM External Wall Cladding (EWC) is highly moisture resistant hence, ideal for use in all types of exterior.
ARMOURED AGAINST IMPACT
Merino ArmourTM External Wall Cladding (EWC) is impact resistant and has a very good modulus of elasticity due to the use of specially modified phenolic resins.
ARMOURED AGAINST ABRASION
Merino ArmourTM External Wall Cladding (EWC) has superior abrasion and wear resistance which give it a good lifespan.
ARMOURED AGAINST FIRE
Merino ArmourTM External Wall Cladding (EWC) are also available in flame retardant grade. They are specially resistant to high temperatures, fire and flame conditions.