Frequently asked questions about parapan

With so many applications, we’ve put together a few common questions that come up when a customer wants to use Parapan in their project. Click below to see our frequently asked questions about Parapan:

How much does Parapan Weigh?


3000mm x 1000mm = 64kg
.˙. sq/m = 21kg



3000mm x 1000mm = 14kg
.˙. sq/m = 4½kg

How thick are Parapan doors?

18mm thick. It is also available in 4mm in all the same colours for cladding, backsplashes and plinths etc.

How many Parapan colours are there?

There are 19 colours available. View them here.

What are the sizes of doors that you sell?

Doors are made to order any size up to 1m x 3m.

What is the delivery time after placing an order?

We state 4 weeks but it may be sooner depending on workload.

What are the prices for Parapan® doors?

As all doors are bespoke the price depends on the size. Please call for an indicative price list, or go to the trade quote request tool.

I am a consumer - how do I order Parapan doors?

There are many kitchen retailers with Parapan® kitchen displays throughout the UK where you can order Parapan®. Find your closest retailer.

Is Parapan just for kitchens?

No, its durability and moisture resistance mean that it is suitable for a wide variety of different applications. Designers have used Parapan® all around the house from the bathroom to the bedroom. Parapan® can also be found in retail displays, the healthcare environment and is proving extremely popular in the office.

What is meant by solid?

Parapan® is purely solid acrylic all the way through, it is not laminated or coated in any way.


What are the edge treatments available?

Please look on the edges treatments section of this web site or call for a leaflet.



Do you supply curved doors?

Yes doors are thermoformed into curves of your choice. You can use our existing moulds or order a new one. View more information about curved doors.

Can Parapan be used for worktops?

No it is not heat resistant and is not suitable for horizontal surfaces.


Do Parapan doors become static?

They can do so we supply an anti-static cleaner called Parastat.

Can Parapan® be supplied with hinge holes?

Yes at a small charge.

How do you clean Parapan®?

We sell an anti static cleaner called Parastat that also helps reduce finger marks.


Make an enquiry

A family business with over 30 years experience in the manufacturing industry. Our focus is on creating unique and innovative design to supply to trade, Parapan is the perfect material for a variety of applications in the home and for commercial projects.
Call our friendly team: +44 (0)1482 440 680