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Forum topic by Deadend posted 12-17-2017 05:26 PM 593 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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12-17-2017 05:26 PM

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Rating these heaviest to lightest how would you list the following?
All will be the same size and 3/4” thick.
1. Birch plywood 2. Melamine 3. MDF
Thank you for your time.

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#1 posted 12-18-2017 12:00 AM

Deadend, this is difficult, if not impossible to answer defininitively because there are different grades of man made materials. However, based on this article, I would say that the heaviest is MDF, then melamine (a melamine veneer on particle board) and the lightest is plywood. That said, I have seen ply with 2 layers of MDF under the surface veneers that would be heavier than particle board. HTH

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