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Tempered Hardboard

Tempered Hardboard is a wood panel material that is manufactured from Eucalyptus timber species and water-resistant synthetic resins to comply with AS 1859.4, Tempered hardboard is a tough high-density building board with superior strength. The fine, densely bonded, wood fibre structure of Tempered hardboard is resistant to abrasion and sufficiently durable for use in semi-protected exterior applications.

Whilst tempered hardboard retains the smooth face surface and fine wire screen back of other Hardboard products, it is characterised by its distinctive dark hard face surface. The smooth surface quality provides an excellent base for paint finishing with most industrial and domestic coatings. Furthermore, hardboard is utilised for different applications which includes, furniture, bedrooms, and other modern designs.

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Pegboard is a perforated hardboard panel used extensively in the domestic, retail and shop fitting industries. Originally designed for use as a storage solution, Pegboard is a highly adaptable product and is fully supported with a wide range of system-driven hooks and shelving accessories. Safe to cut and machine, Pegboard is highly durable, has a smooth surface, commercially applied matt white undercoat and offers acoustic benefits.

Furthermore, pegboard  is utilised for different applications which includes, garages, office space, residentual or commercial walls, kitchens, and workshops.

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Caneite Hardboard


Caneite Softboard is soft, resilient, light coloured sheet material10 to 25 mm thick, manufactured from bagasse (sugar-cane) fibres. Caneite Softboards can be grooved or drilled to improve their sound absorbing capabilities and then used as acoustic boards. They are used for ceilings and wall linings particularly where reflected sound is to be reduced.

Celebrating 100 years

From humble beginnings in 1924. Cabinet Timbers has grown to Victoria’s leading supplier of wood panels. We know the importance of thinking long-term. At Cabinet Timbers, we believe in sustainability – that’s why everything we sell is sourced from sustainably managed forests. After all, we’ve only got one planet, and it’s our responsibility to do what we can to protect it and reduce the impact of the Australian building and manufacturing industry.

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