CHEM+

CHEMICAL RESISTANT LAB GRADE LAMINATES

Designed for highly prone chemicals and harsh solutions, Merino Chem+ laminates provide exceptional resistance to chemicals without compromising on style. These surfaces are non-porous and are antibacterial in nature.

Composition

KEY FEATURES

Highly resistant to chemicals

Specially treated EB cured layer makes Chem+ resistant to all kinds of chemicals.

High Abrasion Resistance

Chem+ products have a high resistance to abrasion, which allows for their use in all kinds of applications on surfaces that hold tools, glassware and other laboratory equipment.

Low maintenance

Laminates are generally easy to care for, and with the exceptional properties of CHEM+ laminates, maintenance & care becomes even easier.

Highly Durable

With superior chemical and physical properties, Chem+ products are highly durable and recommended for areas that involve working, storing and disposing of chemicals.

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SCRATCH RESISTANT

Chem+ performance laminates and compact panel have higher scratch resistance than other products and laminates in the market.

  • Introduction

    Chemical Resistant Laminates are processed by environment-friendly technology of electron beam curing.

    Highly Functional Décor paper and Kraft paper are treated with modified Melamine/Phenol Formaldehyde resin to manufacture high chemical resistant surface.These surfaces provide additional protection in a chemically vulnerable environment.

    Merino’s Chem+ is resistant to various chemicals such as acids, alkalis, corrosive salts, and other staining compounds while maintaining their aesthetic appeal. It can be applied on sinks, counters, lab benches, work surfaces, pathogen labs, photographic labs, nursing stations, cabinets, casework fronts and wall panels.

  • Composition
    • Grade HGS/CGS
    • EB cured top surface for exceptional protection against chemicals.

    EB cured Decor later:

    Special grade, Electron Beam Cured Decor paper that has been impregnated with modified Melamine Formaldehyde resin to impart extra protection against harsh chemicals.

    Kraft paper layer:

    Phenol Formaldehyde resin is used to impregnate high grade Kraft paper, which allows for high impact resistance and performance in chemical environments.

     

  • Advantages
    • Infused with unrivalled chemical and physical traits, Chem+ surfaces are extremely long-lasting and ideal for locations where chemicals are handled, stored, and disposed of.
    • Merino Chem+ surfaces pass criteria for SEFA 3 standards for 24 hours chemical spot test.
    • Merino Chem+ Laminates outperform other laminates and goods in the market in terms of scratch resistance and better abrasion resistance.

    List of Chemicals: Merino Chem+ Lab Grade Laminate is resistant to : (** – slight change in gloss level)

    Acids:

    • Glacial Acetic acid 99%
    • Formic Acid 85%
    • Hydrochloric acid 36%
    • Phosphoric Acid 85%
    • Nitric Acid 65%(**)
    • Sulphuric Acid 96% (**)
    • Carbolic Acid (Phenol) 85%
    • Chromic Acid 60%
    • Citric Acid 10%
    • Perchloric Acid 60%

    Alkalis:

    • Ammonium Hydroxide 28%
    • Potassium Hydroxide 15%
    • Sodium Carbonate (saturated)
    • Sodium Hydroxide 40%
    • Sodium Sulphide 15%

    General Reagents:

    • Sodium Hypochlorite 5%
    • Hydrogen Peroxide 3%
    • Trisodium Phosphate 30%
    • Zinc Chloride
    • Sucrose 50%
    • Gasoline
    • Kerosene
    • Mineral oil
    • Vegetable oils
    • Sodium Chromate
    • Potassium permanganate (**)
    • Silver Nitrate (**)
    • Formalin
    • Copper sulphate
    • Petroleum jelly
    • Ethylene Glycol
    • Benedics solution
    • Pine oil

    Stains and Indicators:

    • Bromothymol Blue
    • Phenolphthalein
    • Methyl Red
    • Methyl Orange
    • Gentian violet
    • Methylene Blue
    • Karl Fisher reagent
    • Naphtha
    • Lysol
    • Nigrosine
    • Crystal violet
    • Cresol red
    • Thymol Blue

    Solvents:

    • Acetone
    • Amyl Acetate
    • Benzene
    • Carbon Tetrachloride
    • Cresol
    • Ethyl Acetate
    • Methyl Ethyl Ketone
    • Mineral Spirits
    • Toluene
    • Xylene

    Hospital & Health Care:

    • Amyl Alcohol
    • Aniline Blue
    • Chloroform
    • Ethyl Alcohol
    • Iodine Tincture (**)
    • Isopropyl Alcohol
    • Mercurochrome
    • Tincture Benzoin compound
    • Zinc Oxide
    • PVP Iodine Swab

    Household Products:

    • Ceramic Cooktop cleaner
    • Cooktop cleaning cream
    • Chlorine Bleaches
    • Coffeepot Cleaners
    • Crystal Drain Openers
    • Hair colourings
    • Nail polishes
    • Shoe polishes
    • Lime Removers
    • Metal Cleaners
    • Stain remover
    • Oven cleaners
    • Rust Removers
    • Toilet Bowl Cleaners
    • Sani-Flush
    • Pencil
    • Wax Crayon
    • Yellow mustard

    Anti Bacterial (Hygienic) – Merino Chem+ Lab Grade Laminate is free from porosity, making it anti bacterial in nature.

    Durability – Merino Chem+ Lab Grade Laminate provides a highly durable surface in lab conditions and has better abrasion & Scratch Resistance.

  • Application Areas

    Alignment:

    • Vertical
    • Horizontal

    Ideal For Areas:

    • Sinks
    • Counters
    • Cabinets,
    • Casework fronts
    • Wall panels
    • Lab benches
    • Chemical, scientific, pathogenic laboratories
    • Clinics
    • Photographic laboratories
    • Nursing stations
    • Examination and treatment room etc
  • Care, Maintenance & Fabrication
  • Test Data
  • Disclaimer

    Physical laminate colour may vary from its digital interpretation. The colour appearance of original products may vary due to external factors.

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