Nowadays we have a varied supply of hardware, mostly with good performance. It is important that you use the proper one for your project. We have some examples of cylindrical and trapezoids devices, bolts with cylindrical nuts and structural screws, among others. Pressure hinges, also known as cupboard, are the most indicated. But remember: the cited examples serve for both materials, as long as they apply to your project.
What precautions should be taken to cut the MDF and MDP panels?
You can use a professional utility knife with a square measure ruler to get an aligned cut. And do not forget to protect the part that will be installed, avoiding damages by the utility knife. For more installation tips check our guide.
Are there any special drill bits for MDF and MDP?
There are no restrictions on equipment, which must be evaluated according to the accuracy and speed you want to obtain with the drills. That is, both manual and automatic electric drills, and common steel or carbide drill bits, can be used. For the coated plates, we recommend in some equipment the use of mechanical lug with the drill, thus avoiding splinters in the edges and in the holes.
What kind of screws can I use in MDF and MDP?
In both panels the indicated screws to use is one with straight shank with superb thread for having a greater spacing among its fillets, known as self-tapping screws. Pre-drilling is recommended before inserting the screws.