Finnish Fibreboard
LION Standard

Hardboards are compressed fibreboard with a smooth face and a mesh pattern reverse.

Hardboards are strong and can be painted and worked. The sheets do not contain substances that are harmful for people's health or for the environment, so using and handling them is safe. The amount of formaldehyde measured in our products is the is at the same level as in the pure wood used to make them. Thickness calibration or smoothing can be done on either the surface or the mesh side. Standard grades are used in the wookworking industry, furniture, construction and packaging.


Technical properties

Thickness ranges, mm

3.0, 4.8, 6.0

Width, mm


Length, mm

1830, 2440, 2745, 3050

Density, kg/m

900 ... 1000

Water vapour resistance msPa/kg         

1,2 ... 2,8 x 109




Did you know? LION hardboards are great for many use!

LION hardboard is manufactured entirely from wood without potentially harmful glue or chemical additives. There are many possible uses for LION boards, in addition to traditional furniture and building applications.

A wide range of products and thicknesses makes many end uses possible.
Examples of LION hardboard applications are :

  • packaging
  • shopfitting and displays
  • toys, jig-saw puzzles
  • chalk boards and wipe clean boards
  • advertising signs
  • automotive industry
  • DIY applications

Technical information

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Technical properties

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