It is carpenter friendly, light in weight, easy on tools and can hold screws and nails firmly.
Good looking strong cupboards and wall cabinets need blockboards of the highest quality. Durobord is the only choice. It is made of kiln - seasoned and chemically treated durable species of timber.
It has a smooth and warp free surface, free from corrugation and gaps.
Duroboard is dimensionally stable and can resist termites and other wood-destroying organisms.
|Prescribed Test||Values for Conformity||Observed Value|
|Moisture Content (%)||5 - 15||10 - 5|
|Modulus of Elasticity (N/mm2)||5000||5500 - 5300|
|Modulus of Rapture (N/mm2)||50||55 - 52|
|Water Absorption (%)||<5||<5|
|Screw Holding Strength(Kgs)||80||100|
|Nail Holding Strength(Kgs)||50||55|
|Squareness Test (%)||0.2||0.4 - 0.6|
|Edge Straightness Test (%)||0.2||0.6 - 0.8|
|Water Resistance Test||No delamination after 72 hours in
boiling water at 100°C ± 2°C temperature