Fire Retardant Laminates

Transform Your Kitchen Spaces With Fire Retardant Laminates

Merino Laminates, November 7, 2023

The kitchen is one of the most used spaces in a home. When thinking of redesigning the kitchen area, there are plenty of options you can opt for but selecting the right material to provide safety & security can be tricky. Gone are the days when wood and stone were the only choices, but today with the help of evolving technology, Merino has introduced fire retardant laminates aka mica sheets to add to the security features of your kitchen and fire prone areas.

Merino fire resistant laminate revamps your interiors without compromising safety.

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What are Fire Retardant Laminates?

Merino FR+ Laminates or mica are Performance Laminates created with decor paper & Kraft paper, impregnated with specially formulated MF/PF resin that has been modified with proprietary additives to impact flame retardant properties. These Halogen free Fire Retardant Laminates eliminate the risk of toxic smoke and are safe, sturdy, and easy to maintain. These mica sheets are intended for application in areas that require enhanced protection against the threat of fire and smoke. The range offers a huge assortment of exquisite designs, colors, and finishes to choose from.

Merino Fire Resistant Laminates are popular for a variety of applications in fire prone areas like- kitchens, cabinets, interior doors, wall panels, and on furniture in public places like airports, hotels, office buildings, malls, multiplexes, schools, hospitals, banks, and also in the ship building industry.

Why is Fire Proof Laminate a Preferred Choice for Kitchens?

Fire Retardant Laminates are a great choice for kitchens. Here are some solid reasons:

  • Reduces Risk of Smoke- FR+ Laminates are treated with fire retardant chemicals that minimize smoke emission and delay the temperature rise, making them more resistant to fire and its ill effects.
  • Resistant to Fire- These mica sheets/laminates are approved by Warrington fire laboratory, UK as per BS-476 standard and tested as per ASTM E-84 standard, hence they are extremely resistant to fire.
  • Self Extinguishing- Class-I Fire Retardant Decorative Laminates do not allow the fire to spread further and extinguish itself once the flame source is removed.
  • Scratch Resistant- These laminates are scratch-proof and sturdy enough to handle daily wear & tear while enhancing the beauty of your kitchen.
  • Highly Decorative- FR+ Laminates allow you to choose from a huge family of beautiful designs, colors, and textures. A wide range of finishes starting from matte to glossy ones, give a mesmerizing feel to your modern kitchen.
  • Low Maintenance- It doesn’t require much to maintain the Fire Resistant Laminates. For regular cleaning, you can simply clean with a damp soft cloth. For persistent stains like coffee, tea, and heavy soiling use a mild cleanser/detergent followed by wiping with a clean cloth. Do not use brushes or scourers at any time.

With its simple maintenance features, Fire Retardant Laminates are an ideal choice for homes, offices, and other business spaces.

Choose Merino Fire Retardant Laminate for the Kitchen

Merino Fire Resistant Laminates are built to withstand the demands of a busy kitchen while maintaining their fire-resistant properties. They are manufactured to the highest standards, offering top notch performance and safety.

There is a wide variety of designs and patterns, allowing you to create a kitchen that reflects your personal style.

You can choose the suitable option matching your style from a wide range of FR+ Laminates available on Merino Laminates’ website.


Q. What is fire retardant laminate?

Fire retardant laminate is designed to inhibit the spread of fire. It is made with materials that slow down the combustion process, enhancing safety in interior spaces.

Q. Are laminates fire resistant?

Laminates like Merino Fire Proof Laminates, are engineered to be fire-resistant. They are specifically designed to reduce the risk of fire damage and enhance safety in interior spaces. 

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