Panel type furniture VS Solid wood furniture
Solid wood furniture
The concept of solid wood furniture
Solid wood furniture is made of the natural timber directly, banning using any wood-based panel as the raw material.
Solid wood is usually used for producing the table and the closet’s cabinet door and side panel. And the real solid wood furniture requires high technology and quality material in the treatment of its raw material, the solid wood. For the solid wood, the selection, the drying process, and the jointing process must be treated with strict requirements.
In a summary, the solid wood grain furniture is made of real tree wood material and supplied strict surface treatment to make it smooth. Thus, the solid wood table, wood cabinets, wood shelves, etc wood furniture are more expensive than the panel-type furniture.
The disadvantages of solid wood furniture
The prominent shortcoming of solid wood furniture is flexible and hard to protect.
For instance, it can not be exposed in the sunshine circumstance.
Besides, the over-drying or over-damping circumstance also will do a harm to the furniture.
So it could be said that it’s hard to solve this shortcoming，no matter what kind of wood we choose or what kind of technology we use, these situations will occur frequently.
And sometimes even the solid wood furniture will become flexible and be cracking as the user swatches the air conditioner frequently, making a huge change about the air humidity.
However, the panel type furniture would not be easy to become flexible and be cracking. You will know why in the following.
Panel type furniture
What’s the panel type furniture?
Panel furniture is a combination of disassembly and assembly furniture, to use manual wood-based panels as the main substrate and panels.
About the artificial boards, the panel type furniture always uses the chipboard veneered, plywood, blockboard, particleboard, medium-density fiberboard (MDF), and so on.
At present, Woodgrain furniture accounts for a good large proportion in the category of Solid wood furniture.
Advantages of panel-type furniture?
Panel furniture is furniture made up of all surface-decorated man-made panels and hardware. It has basic features such as detachable, changeable shape, stylish appearance, not easy to deform, stable quality, and affordable.
The production of panel-type furniture
The superior panel type furniture must be made up of the superior chipboard(also be called MDF).
About the production process of the superior chipboard, the timber selected has to remove the knots and the stem, making sure the timber no wormhole, no decay, and no discoloration.
Next, drying it and crushing it into two shapes in granular and fibrous. After that, fixing up the two with a little bit binder in a proper proportion.
Then using the 400 tons of pressure which carrying out by the professional equipment to press it.
According to this process，the final panel shaped usually has great density, tight structure and stable physical properties.
Therefore the panel type furniture is not easy to be flexible, owning the large bending strength which even more larger than the real solid wood’s bending strength.
The trend of panel-type furniture
At present, the faced paper of the panel type furniture on the market becomes more and more authentic, particularly in the filed of itself glossiness and touching.
Meanwhile, whether the production technology or the quality of the hardware both reach to standard, even over it. So the panel type furniture produced under such a high standard usually has an expensive price.
The advantage of the panel type furniture.
Effective use of the tree:
The main raw material of the panel type furniture is the wood-based panel made up by the timber residue and fast-growing forest plantation.
Short production cycle:
The factory which owns superior technology would select the nano-plate, one of the MDF, and then with the help of the world-leading technology called compressing molding under high temperature and the nano physical properties of the wood fiber under high temperature and high pressure, the shape of the panel will be formed instantaneously. Producing it in such a way could forbid to use the resin catalyst (containing the formaldehyde), which makes the environment protection grade and physical property of the panel type furniture is better than those of the solid wood furniture.
The components of the panel type furniture usually linked by the hardware so that it’s very convenient to handle the disassembling section and installing section. For the panel type furniture produced with a higher machining accuracy could be disassembled and installed many times repeatedly and convenient for transporting.
Variable and fashionable shape:
The category of the faced paper is widely and all of them could make different changes in color and touching fields, bring abundant experience for the user. Besides, the panel type furniture could be designed in different and characteristic shape, which could not be applied in the field of solid wood furniture.
Not easily deformed:
The panel type furniture is sturdier than the solid wood furniture. To make the panel, the physical structure of the timber must be rebuilt. Thus, when the humidity changes greatly, comparing with the solid wood furniture, the panel type furniture would not be deformed too much.
Natural timber utilization is very high in the process of wood-based panel making. So the price of it is lower than the price of solid wood. Meanwhile, the raw material of the wood-based panel is almost the timber residue, which protects the limited natural resource indirectly.
PU coated finish foil furniture paper produced by our factory is used for the panel type furniture as the faced paper, for the wood gain has a powerful stereoscopic effect, making it become more authentic, and at the same time, the production process is very simple and efficient, the price is favorable.
What’s more, it will not pollute the environment. Base on all of the excellent advantages, PU coated finish foil furniture paper becomes the first choice about the faced paper in the market of panel-type furniture. Please contact us and learn more about the texture design and application fields of the PU coated finish foil furniture paper.