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5 Best Uses For Hardboard

Posted on July 22, 2016 at 1:20 AM

Hardboard is a type of extremely dense fiberboard used in a variety of different applications in the construction field. There are also some other areas in your daily life where you can apply it. Below are some of the best uses for hardboard:

1. Automotive Interior Components

Hardboard is commonly used as a material for automotive interior components. It has outstanding dimensional stability, lending itself to applications where flatness and uniformity are crucial. The Eucalyptus fibers also allow for clean die-cutting with minimum blade wear.  Hardboard is highly desirable for automotive components, including door panels, dashboard, and similar applications.

2. Furniture


Hardboard is commonly used as a construction material when building furniture. This provides you with a very strong piece of wood in order to build the frame for the furniture. You could potentially use it in any number of furniture pieces and it will hold up well.

3. Painting


This type of material is commonly used by painters across the world. By covering up the hardboard with a canvas, you will get a very sturdy surface on which to paint. Since it is very inexpensive, painters can buy several pieces of it in order to make multiple canvases.

4. Cabinets


This type of wood does not have any grain to it, which provides a very unique look that some people like for cabinets. It can also be used as the interior if you prefer some other type of material on the outside where you can see. By using this material, you can get some very reasonable prices for a very durable surface. This combination makes it very desirable in the world of affordable kitchen remodels.

5. Flooring and Subfloor

Laminate flooring manufacturers often use hardboard as the core of their laminate products. Hardboard provides some substance to the floor and keeps it from breaking or buckling. Manufacturers will put a digital image of tile, wood, or some other flooring on top of the hardboard and then put a walking layer at the surface. This is also used when constructing engineered hardwood as the core of that as well. They will then put a wood veneer on top of this layer. Hardboard is one of the very best subfloor materials in the world. It provides a very strong and durable foundation on which to lay flooring.


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