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A Concise Guide to Understanding Laminate Exterior Wall Panels

Whether it is a residential property or a commercial building, HPL exterior wall panels or cladding present a great way to add aesthetic value to the structure while ensuring its longevity. It is vital to find a surfacing material that can withstand the extremities of the weather while keeping the appearance of the structure intact. High-pressure laminate sheets have proved to be among the top choice for architects due to their high performance and aesthetic beauty. NewMika, one of the top laminate manufacturers, offers a huge collection of premium quality laminate sheets that can transform your property’s curb appeal, among other benefits with its offering, NewMika FX, exterior grade compact laminates. Read on as we discuss a concise guide to understanding laminate exterior wall panels.


Exterior wall panels are a surfacing solution that is used as a protective layer for a building’s envelope. They protect against external factors such as heat, rain, UV rays, and dust, minimising the damage while making the structure remain visually appealing. High-pressure laminate exterior wall panels are extremely durable and come in a wide range of designs to complement any decor theme.

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Product Composition

Exterior wall panels are a multi-layered surfacing solution. These layers include:

1. An outer sub-layer on both sides made from the polymeric film for extra protection and to bind inner layers together and provide UV Resistance. 

2. A special exterior decor paper amalgamated with thermosetting resins on both sides that provides durability

3. The innermost layer comprising Kraft paper treated with special chemicals and halogen-Free FR Additives in thermosetting resins

Benefits of using Exterior Wall Panels

Exterior compact wall panels come in options across Abstract, Woodgrain, and Solid design collections. The benefits of HPL exterior wall panels aren’t limited to their unmatched beauty and sturdiness. Other benefits include:

Termite Resistance

Termites pose a serious challenge to exterior walls and facades, soffits, and balconies, affecting their appearance while making them fragile internally. NewMika FX exterior wall panels come with anti-termite properties to provide your facades from termites. 

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Exterior wall panels made from NewMika’s high-pressure laminates come with the BS1DO fire rating. This is the best in the category of fire rating to safeguard your property and occupants from heat and fire hazards.


When you install HPL exterior panels, there’s no need to worry about graffiti defacing your property’s curb appeal, as they have anti-graffiti properties, which make them easy to clean, requiring minimal upkeep.

About NewMika

Compared to other surfacing materials such as granite and marble, exterior wall panels made from HPL sheets are more durable, easy to maintain, and come in a myriad of design options, making them a perfect pick for both residential and commercial applications. NewMika, a leading name in dealing with laminates in India, provides an extensive catalogue of laminates for various applications such as furniture, cupboard panels, and wall panels. To discuss your requirements, call 1800-833-0004 or email Alternatively, you can fill out our contact form.