Are special colours possible?

Customized colours are possible up from smaller required quantities, nearly according to the RAL specification.

Which fire protection classifications are possible?

The mineral imi coating is classified as non-flammable A2-s1, according to EN 15824:2009.
Flame retardend and non-flammeble boards can be used as special base boards.

Is it possible to paint/lacquer the mineral surface?

The mineral imi composite board usually can be paint with waterborne lacquer. Anticipated tests should be always made.

Which glue should be used for the outdoor boards?

We recommend our cartouche glue Cosmopur PU, Art. 5788. Ather PU glues need to be tested in advance.

How is the lifetime of the tools?

Nearly same like when you process chipboards.

Which tools/machines can be used to process the imi composite boards?

You can use normal hard metal tools for woodworking.

How should the composite boards be cleaned?

The mineral surface can be wiped slightly damp with neutral cleaner.
Abrasive or scuff pads and microfibre are not recommendable.

Which edging is possible?

Several matching ABS edges or the real imi edging with original surface (HPL and CPL) are available.
You have to switch off the buffing machine and scraping tool because of the tolerance in thickness of the mineral coating.

How should the imi boards be fixed?

For example the 4mm HDF boards can be glued. 20mm MDF boards can be fixed invisible with a notch profile construction.

Which glue can be used to fix the 4mm HDF boards?

It is recommendable to use a two-component glue, our Art. 5792. Testing of glue should be always done in advance. Always depending on the mounting suitability.

Is an installation without gaps possible?

Installation without a gap is usually not possible.

How should the edge processing be done?

With our edge set – matching to each product. In some extent you only need the related coating color. Here you should also check our processing videos. Processing instructions you can also find as PDF file in our download area.

Is it possible to make a closed-pored sealing with the plus-lacquer afterwards?

No, it is usually not possible.

Damages in the surface – can they be repaired?

Yes! In part bigger damages in the surface can be repared with the matching edge set. Scratches can be repaired by dappling with the patina. However the invisible repare is rarely possible.