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Does Paperock stain easily?
Paperock is nearly impervious to water absorption, stains a rare event. Red wine can sit overnight and need only a wipe down in the morning!
See our video page for a demonstration

How strong is Paperock?
Very strong based on strength to weight ratio. A 20mm thick bench top can be cantilevered to 460mm, much further than any natural stone or stone composite such as Caesar stone.

Does it scratch?
Scratching or knife marks may occur if cut on directly. These are easily buffed out with a 3M pad.

Is it toxic?
Paperock is made from paper and a resin called Phenolic resin. It has no VOC's or radon emissions. If properly cured phenolic resin composites are non-toxic.
You can download a copy of Paperock's User Guide and Material Safety Data Sheet here.

What is it made from?
Paperock is made from paper (either recycled or paper from renewable sources) and a resin called Phenolic resin.

Is it heat resistant?
Paperock SOLID & LAYERED can withstand heat up to 180 degrees Celsius or 350 Fahrenheit!

Is it impact resistant?
The composite and resin manufacturing process ensures that Paperock can take significant impact with minimal damage.

What colour does Paperock come in?
Paperock comes in 4 standard colours; black, brown, green & sand. Special orders can be manufactured with any colour in the rainbow and even alternate/multiple colours can be made within the same sheets.

What can Paperock be made into?
Working with trade quality woodworking tools, trained carpenters will be able use Paperock as they would any hardwood. Paperock has been made into: Benchtops/countertops, cutting boards and professional food prep surfaces, skate ramps, boat building, industrial work surfaces, furniture, handles and electrical backing board.

What are the saftey instuctions?
You can download a copy of Paperock's User Guide and Material Safety Data Sheet here.

What does Paperock weigh?
Paperock weighs 1350Kilos/M3. For example:

Length
2440mm
2440mm
2440mm

Width
1220mm
1220mm
1220mm

Thickness
10mm
25mm
32mm

Volume
0.029768
0.07442
0.0952576

Weight
40kgs
100kgs
129kgs



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