What Is Phenolic or Compact?

Phenolic or Compact Laminates are made by applying heat and pressure to melamine resin impregnated decorative paper over layers of phenolic resin impregnated kraft paper. When heat and pressure are applied to the layers a chemical reaction (polymerization) transforms the layers into a single laminated sheet.

Manufacturers such as Trespa, Wilsonart, Formica, Nevamar, Abet and Arpa produce a dazzeling array of colors and patterns in a number of a different grades including Fire Rated, Moisture Resistant and Chemical resistant. What they all have in common is tremendous strength and rigidity, high impact resistance and resistance to scratching

What Phenolic Colors Or Patterns Are Available?

Ambienta is available in an enormous array of colors and patterns from virtually any manufacturer of Phenolic or Compact. There are several hundred solid colors, patterns and wood grains to choose from as well as surface textures.

What Wood Species Are Available?

Ambienta is available in over 100 species and cuts. SanFoot© wood veneers are used because they are the most environmentally friendly, strong and well balanced products.

Download the Ambienta Wood Species Guide by clicking the image below.

Wood Species Guide
What Finishes Are Available in Ambienta Glass?

Ambienta Glass is available back-painted on a single pane or laminated both sides of a wood core.

  • Can Wood Finishes Be Custom Stained?
  • We can stain Ambienta wood to match your sample. We provide strike off samples for your approval. The process 3-7 days depending on the complexity of the sample required. We have several hundred standard stain colors to choose from.

    Is Ambienta Wood Fire Rated?

    Ambienta Wood veneers are ALL available as Class A Fire Rated.

    How Can I Get A Quote For My Project?

    Complete this Request For Quote form to receive a detailed quote by return. Alternatively, our Distributors can provide you with budget pricing today.

    How Is Ambienta Installed?

    All Ambienta products are easy to install and are supplied complete with all the necessary fixings and installation instructions. The Ambienta range of products are designed to be simple and quick to install.

    Watch the short video below to see how simple it is to install the Ambienta Facade Wall Panel System

    Ambienta Wood Installation Instructions from Paul on Vimeo.

    Can Ambienta Facade Be Used For Exterior Applications?

    Ambienta Facade's Self Healing Steel frame means that even when the steel is cut or drilled it will not rust, making it ideal for external use. Selecting a good exterior phenolic such as Trespa Meteon will insure a long lasting finish.

    View a recent exterior project - Hassocks Railway Station

    Where Do I Purchase Ambienta Products & Accessories?

    Ambienta products are available through our international network of distributors.

    Does Ambienta Have An Acoustical Solution?

    Yes, Ambienta Facade Wood finish is available as an acoustical wood panel providing NR values of .95 or better. Ambienta can also be provided as fabric-wrapped acoustical panels.

    Download and learn more about Ambienta Acoustical Wood Panels by clicking the image below.

    Ambienta Acoustical TDS