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We offer different types of MDF sheets for various applications which can be cut to any size or shape using our CNC router for a high level of accuracy and the option of precise duplication. Whatever shape you have in mind, we can cut it – all you need to do is send us your drawings, in either CAD format or a sketch, and we can create it for you. In addition to cutting any shape or curve, our CNC router can be used for rebating, pocketing and hole cutting on MDF sheets, as well as virtually any other sheet material. Additionally, there is the option to add laser cutting and CNC engraving services, and mitred edges.
Using state-of-the-art UV printers, we can print full sheets of MDF in one go, providing a consistent finish at a much faster rate than painting. We currently only list 8x4 sheets (2440x1220mm) but we’re able to purchase and cut sheets of up to 2000x3000mm, so get in touch with our team today to discuss your requirements. With optional next day delivery, your products can be with you fast. For larger orders, we have our own transport service which operates throughout most of the UK. And if you have a bigger ongoing project taking place, you can contact us to discuss bulk discounts and regular supply orders.
MDF is a popular and adaptable material that is made up of small strands of mixed hard and soft woods, combined with resins and wax to produce a hard-wearing but lightweight panel. It has a smooth surface that makes it perfectly suited to painting or applying veneers and thin laminates, resulting in a great finish. MDF sheets are available in a range of thicknesses and sizes and can be machined easily for a limitless range of shapes to suit any project. We offer bespoke cutting and printing services, as well as a fast turnaround and quick delivery, for added convenience. Our main sizes are 12mm MDF sheets and 18mm MDF sheets, cut to size or shape.
We now also offer 0.8mm paintable PVC edging for our MDF Sheets! A practical alternative to real wood, expertly finishing the edge of our MDF and other boards, paintable edging is quick and clean, giving a perfect & professional looking edge. It is suitable for painting and spray painting and all types of paints can be used, water and solvent based.
Types of MDF Grade
There are several different varieties of MDF, depending on the application you’re using it for.
- Moisture-resistant grade MDF can be used in areas of homes or businesses where moisture or humidity is an issue, such as bathrooms, kitchens or storage areas.
- Premier-grade MDF sheeting is a high-quality material that makes use of superior wood refining technology and high-grade resins for greater consistency both in terms of thickness and quality. This form of MDF is best-suited to furniture, toys or cabinetry, delivering a reliable and uniform result.
- Fire-retardant-grade MDF is commonly used in schools, hospitals, offices or cinemas and can provide up to 60 minutes of fire protection when used in applications such as doors, kick plates or partitions.
- Melamine MDF is a white faced board which offers an easy proffessional finish which can be painted upon.
- Veneered MDF is made up of our usual MDF with the addition of a 0.5mm real wood veneer; these sheets come sanded, but un-edged.
Advantages of MDF Sheets Cut to Size
There are many benefits to using MDF over other types of wood, but one of the primary reasons it is so popular is for its cost-effectiveness. There are MDF options to suit all budgets and requirements, but even premier-grade MDF is more affordable than solid lumber and delivers excellent face properties for the thinnest laminates and surface coatings for a number of interior applications.
MDF takes well to most adhesives and paints, so it’s great for customising for different projects, and it’s easy to fabricate and fix with screws, nails or glues. The light and smooth surface makes it easy to mark up for cutting or sanding down, and it can be cut to various shapes and forms with ease using an electric saw, router or handsaw. Providing it doesn’t come into contact with water, MDF provides stability and a long-lasting finish. And, because MDF is so lightweight, it provides more flexibility in the ways in which it can be used.
Applications of MDF Sheets Cut to Size
MDF has become incredibly popular for its versatility – it can be used for numerous projects, from children’s toys to speaker cases, cabinets and even snooker tables. MDF is commonly used for flat-pack furniture and for doors, as it’s as a lightweight and affordable material that still delivers great strength and stability. It is also a popular material for shop fitting and displays as it’s a cost-effective material for temporary applications that need to be replaced or upgraded various times throughout the year.
Delivery charges are based on the size of the largest panel you order and how quickly you'd like to receive it. All delivery charges include excellent standards of packaging to ensure your order gets to you in great condition. For small orders below 297mm we use Royal Mail and larger orders are sent with reliable couriers such as DHL and TNT. For the longest side up to 1200mm delivery, this maximum is also met when both dimensions are over 750mm.
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Your delivery address doesn’t need to be the same as your billing address. You can pick different addresses whilst checking out.
You are also more than welcome to come and pick your acrylic up from us. Our address is Unit 51-52, Mackley Industrial Estate, Henfield Road, Small Dole, BN5 9XR.
We will email you confirmation of your order, including your order details, your order number and the price that you have paid.
When your delivery is ready for dispatch, we will email you. This email will include the courier’s tracking number where possible. If you have ordered a smaller piece of acrylic, you will receive a notification from the courier detailing roughly when your order will be delivered on a specific day. If you have ordered a larger piece of acrylic, you may not receive any notifications from the courier, and unfortunately our courier also can’t specify a delivery time. If you are out, the courier will leave a card to allow you to arrange a new delivery time to suit you.
Due to factors beyond our control, we can’t guarantee that orders will be delivered when specified during our communications with you.
Your order should arrive packaged and in perfect condition, just as it left us. It will come with a layer of protective film over each surface (mirrored acrylic only has protective film on one side). If your order appears to have been damaged in transit, please refer to our Orders Damaged in Transit information.
We reserve the right to charge extra delivery costs if the dimensions/format of your order require us to use a specialist delivery company.
We can arrange for delivery on Saturdays/before midday, please contact us for more details. There will be a supplement for these services.
There is a supplement on deliveries to the Scottish Highlands, Grampians, Northern Ireland, Eire, Isle of Wight, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. This supplement will be calculated when you add your delivery details to your order.
For more information on our delivery terms and conditions, please read our terms and conditions page.
Frequently Asked Questions
What tolerance do you cut to?
We cut to a tolerance of +/-3mm.
What is your delivery timescale?
3-7 working days.
Is mirrored acrylic like normal mirror?
Mirrored acrylic is a flexible material, and needs to be attached to a perfectly flat surface. We recommend attaching it to MDF or something similar, making sure the adhesive is spread in a thin even layer across the acrylic. we also recommend using the 5mm thick acrylic as it is more rigid.
Can you cut any shape?
Yes, in acrylic. We will shortly be able to also cut any shape in polycarbonate as well.
What's your standard radius corner?
20mm, but we can cut to your requirements.
How many holes do I need in my acrylic?
1 per corner should be sufficient for smaller pieces. You might want to consider an extra hole in the middle if your sheet is larger.
Can I cut acrylic?
Yes, you can. Just take it slow and easy.
Can I put acrylic behind a hob?
Not if it is gas or electric. You need a gap of 5cm between an induction hob and the acrylic.
Do you fit the acrylic?
No, we don't. We do provide some templates which should help you to take your measurements. The acrylic is easy to install by any competent DIYer.
What's the difference between acrylic and Perspex?
Perspex is a brand name. It is the same as acrylic.
What's the difference between acrylic and polycarbonate?
Take a look at our handy guide here.
Can I change my order after it's been placed?
There will be a £6 processing fee for any amendments needed after placing your order.