The application of environmentally friendly materials in the furniture industry

For office workers, most of the time are spent in the office area, so it is recommended that businesses pick the use of office furniture products, we must pay attention to the environmental friendliness of the material, so as not to cause fatal hazards to the health of corporate staff, in the purchase, can require businesses to show the relevant quality inspection report, to ensure that the purchase of office furniture is healthy and environmentally friendly.

(1) office desk plate is currently the most environmentally friendly material is melamine board, PVC board, medium fiber board veneer, etc., of which medium fiber board veneer plate is usually merchants to all wood furniture in the name of propaganda, veneer products in the process inevitably paint processing, and domestic furniture processing paint quality varies, some unscrupulous businessmen figure a short profiteering at the expense of small workshop production Office desks, which are made of inferior panels, can take up to ten years to emit volatile carcinogenic gases that affect the health of the company's employees. A price is worth a penny.
(2) the soft seat of the office chair sponge filler to distinguish between the sponge is set or recycled sponge, recycled sponge contains a lot of glue volatile gases heavy need time to slowly evaporate which is not good for health. Leather and wood structure of the office chair is also facing the same problem of residual pollutants after paint processing. Although the domestic environmental policy has become more stringent, but still can not put an end to the illegal processing of such products. Only through the popularization of relevant knowledge to help consumers in the purchase time to stay a point of caution.

(3) office is the company's daily office space, the choice of office chairs in the recommended selection of new materials: PU since the knot leather office chair, see chart below. Warm in winter and cool in summer both the texture of the leather and sponge soft feeling, fire waterproof impermeable anti-combustion, selected brands, warranty for more than six years. This material is widely used in office chairs, dining chairs, row chairs, conference chairs, bar chairs and all seat cushion furniture products.

Then what is PU since the knot leather?
Here's a quick rundown

 (1) Self-skinning foam (Integral Skin Foam) - used for the preparation of automotive steering wheel, armrests, headrests and other softening internal functional parts and interior trim. Self-skinning foam products usually use Reaction Injection Moulding (RIM) processing technology.

 (2) Imitation of wood--high density (density 300~700kg/m3) polyurethane hard foam or glass fiber reinforced hard foam is structural foam, also known as imitation of wood, with high strength, good toughness, dense crust toughness, simple molding process, high production efficiency, strength is higher than natural wood, density is lower than natural wood, can be used as a substitute for wood for all kinds of high-grade products.

(3) Water-based polyurethane coatings - water as the main medium, with low VOC content, low or no environmental pollution, convenient construction, etc., is one of the main alternatives to solvent-based coatings. Has been widely used in many areas, such as, wood paint and wood floor paint; paper coatings; architectural coatings; leather coatings; fabric coatings, and so on.

(4) combined with the above materials, to provide a variety of PU since the knot leather office chair style shown below.


I hope this article can help consumers choose environmentally healthy and suitable office furniture.