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PaperStone Certified is made of 100% FSC-Certified recycled paper, water-based phenolic resin with cashew nut shell binder and pigment. Heat and pressure transform this mixture into a thoroughly impregnated network of cellulose fibers that give PaperStone its hardness, density and strength in span or cantilevered designs.

Specifications  · ASTM E84 Fire Test Results


Water Absorption (by Weight)

0.82 %

Density (g/em3)

0.7402 %

Internal Bond

1.225 lb

Modulus of Rupture in X Direction (Flexibility)

21834 psi (Edge)
24320 psi (Face)

Modulus of Rupture in Y Direction (Flexibility)

21413 psi (Edge)
24080 psi (Face)

Modulus of Elasticity in X Direction

1724.25 ksi

Modulus of Elasticity in Y Direction

1666.58 ksi

Compressive Strength in Z Direction

45324 psi (Face)

Compressive Strength in X Direction

23200 psi

Compressive Strength in Y Direction

22560 psi

Coefficient of Thermal Expansion in Z Direction


Coefficient of Thermal Expansion in X Direction


Coefficient of Thermal Expansion in Y Direction


IZOD Impact Strength in X Direction

0.73 ft/lb/inch-width (Edge)
3.29 ft/lb/inch-width (Face)

IZOD Impact Strength in Y Direction

0.75 ft/lb/inch-width (Edge)
2.76 ft/lb/inch-width (Face)

Barcole Meter (Barber Coleman) Hardness Test

47 Avg.

UV Exposure

Slight darkening for light colors, dark colors are stable


No detected residues
1 (less than 1 part per million)

ASTM E84 Fire Test Results

Flamespread Index

(20) Class A Rating

Smoke Developed Index

(110) Class A Rating


PaperStone Brochure 2012
(PDF, 942KB)

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