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MDF vs. Melamine Moulding Compound

MDF belongs to the wood-based materials classification, while melamine moulding compound belongs to the thermoset plastics. There are 2 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (19, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is MDF and the bottom bar is melamine moulding compound.

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Material Properties

Density, g/cm3 0.75
1.3 to 1.9
Dielectric Strength (Breakdown Potential), kV/mm 0.5
4.4 to 11