The melamine table top is a plastic-coated wood fibre board with a circumferential edge made of wood or plastic. The wood fibre board in the core is a certified, pollutant-free chipboard. The plastic coating of the surface is the name-giving portion of this E2 table top, because it consists of the Duroplast melamine resin. Surely many people know melamine as tableware or switches. It was and is used for this purpose because of its properties, which also distinguish it as a surface for E2 table tops. It is hard and therefore quite scratch-resistant, resistant to moisture and light and insulates electrically.
In addition to these properties, melamine table tops are very inexpensive to purchase due to the structure described above. Since they are also durable, they are an economically sensible choice as E2 table top without restriction.