FWPA Building Innovations

Medite Extreme Durability MDF

Medite Tricoya provides an external and wet area grade Medium Density Fibre board product. It makes use of Accoya treatment technology and has undergone extensive performance testing. It is said to carry a durability class (under EN350-2) of 1, or very durable i.e. equivalent to teak and more durable than oak. Creep and duration performance have also been tested as well as its resistance to weathering.


The advent of an MDF product with such high durability opens up many market opportunities in Australia because such features allow it to be used in applications not previously deemed suitable including wet areas and external claddings.


Needs to prove itself under Australian conditions.




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Forest and Wood Products Australia Limited (FWPA), a not for profit company, is the Australian forestry and wood  products industry’s service provider, investing in research and development, and providing research results and generic promotions to the Australoian industry. FWPA aims to improve the competitiveness and sustainability of the Australian forest and wood products industry through innovation, investment in effective and relevant R&D and communication of the results to stakeholders. Read more about FWPA at www.fwpa.com.au

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