Conform MDO


Heavy kraft paper based products that are first saturated and cured, then coated with our own PetroFree™ phenolic glue resin for application directly to hardwood or softwood plywood in a hot press. Paneltech’s standard MDO products meet the requirements of PS 1-07 and have been certified by the APA.

When would you specify a phenolic over melamine?

Our MDO’s

MDO Concrete Form Product Application Matrix

305 C389 C389 C – Black396 C454 C407 CDura-Max
Concrete Pour ApperanceAdequateBestBestGoodGoodBetterBetter
DurabilityOK with good form OilBetterBetterGoodGoodBestBest
Grain Masking and Panel FeaturesBetter than BBGoodGoodGoodBestMatte Surface Concrete
Low Pressure BlistersNot Recommended without good thickness controlGoodGoodGoodBestBetterGood
Preferred ApplicationLow Cost to Compete with BB

Cushion sheet for sanded two-step

Good for high quality pours or cushion sheetGood for high quality pours or cushion sheetCushion SheetOne-strp for High maskingHigh Durability best with hardwood facesHigh Durability
Resin Content35%35%35%35%35%37 – 38%46%
Resin TypePhenolicPhenolicPhenolicPhenolicPhenolicPhenolicMelamine
Approximate Caliper.014 in.017 in.017 in.017 in.020 in.020 in.020
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