What is it?
Medium-density fibreboard (MDF, medium-density fibreboard) is an industrial derivative of wood obtained from waste or waste from hard and soft woods, processed in fibers and combined with waxes and resins. It can be used as a construction material similar to plywood, but with respect to the plywood, it is much denser, as it is denser than chipboard.
The MDF is smooth, rigid, has no knots, can be worked easily and has no tendency to fall apart. Not having a grain, and its properties are the same in all directions.
It is a very stable material in terms of expansion and contraction.
Notes for the design
Laser cut, the edges tend to blacken. The soot can be removed with a dry cloth.
Examples of use
It is a very used material for the realization of models, because of its perfectly smooth surface. It can be painted and painted.
MDF is an excellent material for the construction of loudspeakers, due to its weight and its rigidity.
Because of its great strength it can be used for structures such as shelves, furniture, etc.