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Why Use High-Pressure Laminates in Commercial Spaces?

Merino Laminates, January 16, 2024

In the arena of office decor, the use of laminates has been an integral part! It is because there is no surfacing requirement around a property that the laminates can’t address. And to add the cherry on top, the high-pressure laminate category adds to the durability quotient of the panels. 

Merino Laminates has been offering quality high-pressure laminates for a long time now, and the versatility and durability of our panels have been appreciated by our consumers. To give you a better idea of why you must stick to using high-pressure laminates for your office spaces on priority, read this article till the end. 

What are high-pressure laminates?

Merinolam Laminates, the category of high pressure laminate panels at Merino, has a wide range of designer and quality options for your diverse surfacing applications at commercial spaces. 

Merino high-pressure laminates are made up of select decorative papers alongside the absorbent kraft paper. They are impregnated with the phenolic and melamine resins. After the base is ready, these layers will be pressed or hardened under optimal temperature and high pressure. 

Different Types of High-Pressure Laminates

Some of the different grades or types of high-pressure laminates that are engineered for specific performance needs are as follows:

  • General Purpose

As the name suggests, it is one of the most commonly preferred high-pressure laminates that is meant to be used for vertical and horizontal surface applications. 

  • Postforming

With this type of high-pressure laminate, you will find its formation to be around the curved edges due to the application of heat & restraint. 

  • Backer

These are the types of HPLs that come with a decorative appeal and are available either in standard or regarding versions. 

  • Special

Special HPLs are made for dedicated applications, such as cabinet liners. These laminates are fire-rated, high-wear-resistant, and chemical-resistant. 

Benefits of Using High-Pressure Laminates in Commercial Spaces

Some of the benefits associated with using the high-pressure laminates in commercial spaces include:

  • Resistant to Stain, Scratch, Impact and Moisture

Merino offers you high-quality HPLs that come with stain, moisture, impact and scratch resistance, all totals up to ensuring immense durability for our products. As our laminates are non-porous in nature, they don’t hold stains or smudges on them, and cleaning the surface is also easy. 

Merinolam laminates come with a durable and tough surface that resists accidental impacts or scratches, ensuring your appealing presence doesn’t deteriorate. And most importantly, our laminates repel moisture damages, to prevent warping issues. Irrespective of how busy your office space is, these laminates won’t deteriorate anytime soon. 

  • Low Conduction of Heat

As you want your employees to be comfortable while working around the office space, using high-pressure laminates will play a role in helping you attain that. Due to the low heat conduction properties, the panels will neither be too hot during the summer season nor will be too cold during the winter months. 

This way, you can provide your employees with a warm environment to work during the winter and also maintain a normal temperature at the workspace during summer to let people beat the scorching summer sweat. 

  • Stylish & Innovative in Appeal

Using the Merino HPLs, you can expect to attain innovative and trendy designer laminates that will add a perfect work-centric ambience to the commercial space. When you have an aesthetic workplace, people feel encouraged to work from the office. 

At Merino Laminates, we manufacture our products with innovative and modern approaches to keep the stylish vibe alive! We have a lot of options that you can prefer to even match the decor of your desired surfacing needs, such as furniture, cabinets or walls. 

Why Choose Merino High-Pressure Laminates?

Merino Laminates offers you a wide range of HPL designs that are trendy and unique for your commercial space. Irrespective of what design preferences you have, there are unique laminate designs to complement your vibe. 

We offer 11 different-sized options for your economical utilization and 40 various finishes for you to choose from. The best thing is you can apply it either in your vertical or horizontal decor alignments. Explore our store, and you shall find the design you might have been looking for a long time. 


Q. How durable is high-pressure laminate?

When compared to solid surfaces, high-pressure laminates have better wear resistance and repel scratches, abrasions, and impacts. 

Q. Is high-pressure laminate waterproof?

Yes, high pressure laminates are waterproof, for which they are ideal for being used in office pantries. 

Q. Is high-pressure laminate heat resistant?

Yes, our high-pressure laminate sheets are resistant to heat, chemicals, abrasions, impacts, and scratches. 

Q. Can high-pressure laminate be used outdoors?

Yes, high pressure laminates and durable enough to be used for outdoor settings as well. 

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