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In Pacific regions Formica products are distributed by The Laminex Group
Formica® Writable Surfaces
* The Features icons below are for general reference only. For more specific product information, see Documents section below. Swatches are a representation and may vary in color from the final product. Please obtain a sample of the product before making a final selection.
*The Features icons below are for general reference only. For more specific product information, see Documents section below.
Horizontal Postforming Grade (HGP) Outside radius to 1/2" (12.7mm) and cove radius to 3/16"(4.8mm). Postformable to permit bending on suitable commercial postforming equipment. Use whenever forming is desired for decorative or functional purposes in interior applications. Optimum postforming temperature is 325˚F (163˚C). Note: When used with a gloss finish, Grade 12 is recommended for light-duty horizontal applications.
Sheet sizes shown in feet
Sheet thickness: 0.035'' (0.9mm) nominal
Sheet sizes may vary slightly across the sheet.
No, these markerboard are phenolic backed and not magnetic.
Normal Formica custom color requirements pertain to Writable Markerboard.
Yes, chalkboard pens can be used on ChalkAble™, but we do not recommend using black and blue pens on Gray ChalkAble™. We also recommend testing your ChalkBoard pen on a small area before using on the overall surface for ghosting.
All chalkboard surfaces can ghost. The benefit of a laminate writable surface is the ability to clean easier and with more options without harming the surface. Mild soap and water are for everyday cleaning, but acetone or alcohol can be used to remove permanent marker and can help to remove ghosting.
No, ChalkAble™ does not postform.
Yes, markerboard postforms to the same standards as Formica gloss (-90) laminate.
Yes, ChalkAble™ is a traditional laminate made with Kraft Paper and a décor paper, but has surface qualities that make it suitable to write on.
ChalkAble™ has all the wonderful durable attributes of traditional laminate with the capability of being written on. Impact resistance and easy to clean qualities are major benefits compared to chalkboard paint.
A high gloss finish ideal for applications that require maximum smoothness and reflectance. Recommended for horizontal and vertical interior applications.