Everything You Need to Know About Mica aka Laminates

Merino Laminates, January 5, 2022

If you have ever been involved in the process of decorating or redecorating your home, or buying furniture for your home, then there is no way you haven’t come across the word ‘mica’ or ‘mica sheets’. Mica or laminate are words that do not escape any conversation surrounding the discussion of refurbishing or furnishing homes. But have you ever wondered what exactly are mica sheets? Or what is the use of mica?  If yes, then you have come to the right place.

If you have ever wondered if there is any difference between mica and laminates – they are often used interchangeably in daily use.


Merino laminates bring to you the best laminates in India. Read to understand everything you need to know about mica – what are they, how are they used, what are mica sheet prices, how many kinds of mica sheet designs are there, and much more.

What is mica/laminate?

Mica and laminates are terms that are used interchangeably. Mica sheets or laminates are made by pressing together resins with layers of kraft paper. They are then layered with an attractive, decorative layer – known as décor paper and then, most commonly placed on wooden substrates such as MDF, Plywood, blockboard or similar product. These are the most preferred materials that homeowners use on a variety of surfaces – including furniture, kitchen surfaces, wall panels, and even floors.

What are their uses?

When you are decorating your home, laminates have a use in almost all spaces in your home. Mica or laminates can be used on your furniture – like a tabletop, worktop, dining tables, wardrobes, bar units, on a variety of kitchen surfaces, doors, walls, floors, etc.

Are there different types of laminates?

Yes! There are many different kinds of laminates that have different properties and functional benefits. Most of them are High Pressure Laminates. Some of them are, performance laminates, special laminates and compact laminates. Merino laminates have all three categories of laminates. All of these categories of laminates have extensive application in every part of your home.

What are some mica and laminate sheet designs and colours?

Mica, or Laminates come in a variety of designs, texture or finishes. Merino brings to you the best laminates in India, in a host of designs in colors and patterns.

Merino has different ranges of laminates according to design and use – such as matte finish laminates, glossy laminate sheets, wood finish laminates, stone finish laminates, special laminates and so many more. Merino also has its range of customisable digital laminates – Imagino. Imagino lets your wildest imagination come to life on your surface nd laminates sheets. Check them out here.

Merino also has laminates in an ocean of colours. Whether you are someone who likes solid colours, bright colours, or pastel shades, Merino has them all. Check out some of these fantastic colours – such as Papua Rose from Merinolam range.

Are mica sheets too expensive?

Merino laminates is one of the most preferred materials when it comes to interior designing, and this is because despite being durable, having aesthetic value, and a large number of applications, they are also reasonably priced. At Merino, there is a laminate for you for every budget. Whether it is glossy mica sheets price you are worried about or that of wood finish laminates – we have got you covered.

Now that you are aware of the basics of mica, go on and check out all the laminates available on Merino – and choose from among the best for your home. Merino laminates gives you premium laminates in the latest designs, helping you transform any part of your home in any way that you want.

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