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Medex MDF


Medex® is a sustainable, moisture resistant, medium density fiberboard (MDF) panel utilizing a formaldehyde-free adhesive system and pre-consumer recycled wood fiber. Medex® is engineered for interior high moisture areas in non-structural applications and is used in place of sanded plywood or solid wood. With the versatility of a superior composite wood panel and the enhancement of indoor air quality, Medex® has been specified in hundreds of commercial, institutional and conservator projects since the 1980’s.

Features & Benefits

Technical DateImperialMetric
Density48 lb/ft3769 kg/m3
Modulus of Rupture6,000 lb/in241.34 N/mm2
Modulus of Elasticity600,000 lb/in24,134 N/mm2
Internal Bond200 lb/in21.38 N/mm2
Screw Holding: Face325 lbs1,446 N
Edge260 lbs1,156 N
Thickness Swell3%

Average physical properties for 3/4” panel when tested in accordance with ASTM D1037.


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“Medex” is a registered trademarks of SieraPine.