June 28, 2019

HardStop™ Decorative Protection Panels Now Available


Introducing HardStop™ Decorative Protection Panels by Formica Group. An excellent solution for high-performance wall panels, HardStop™ blends ease of installation and impact resistance across a full range of designs that coordinate perfectly with other Formica® Brand Laminates. Unlike laminate that contains a paper core, HardStop™ Panels feature a treated fiberglass core for added durability, strength and Class A fire rating.

HardStop™ Features:

  • Impact resistance
  • Class A fire rating
  • Dimensionally stable
  • Easy to install; can be applied directly to many substrates with proper adhesive including drywall
  • Scratch, stain, chemical resistant
  • Water resistant, easy to clean
  • Available in Full Formica® Brand HPL color range
  • Color matched with other Formica® Brand products
  • Seam treatment options
  • Short lead times
  • Cost effective

HardStop™ is ideal for:

  • Wainscoting
  • Wall panels
  • Column wraps
  • Elevator cabs
  • Room dividers
  • Doors
  • Cabinet fronts
  • Desk and bar fronts
  • Backsplashes
  • Counters and table tops


HardStop™ panels can be installed using a selection of seam treatments. There are a variety of anodized aluminum trims in five profiles and finishes:



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