Durasafe®, Laminex and Polytec Colour Comparison

Durasafe® Overview

The Durasafe® range has many bright and vibrant colors which have been selected as part of Duracube’s drive to be at the forefront of the latest colours and designs in washrooms. The Durasafe® colours will give your Commercial Bathrooms that extra boost and zing you’ve been looking for!

With the wide range of toilet partition colours we often have builders and architects asking which if our colours are similar, equivalent or close alternatives to the Laminex and Polytec ranges. 

Many of the Durasafe® Woodgrain and matt colours are a very close match to the Laminex Multipurpose Compact Laminate and Polytec Compact Laminate Range. This makes the Durasafe® range a perfect alternative for your project to achieve increased quality control, cost savings and fast lead times.

Benefits of Durasafe® compact laminate:

  • Superior technical specifications (All testing certifications are available and the results are shown in the Durasafe® colour chart).
  • Greater control of supply chain including stock and manufacturing / cut-to-size in the one location in Australian minimising stock and/or lead time issues
  • Ability to earmark specific colours and custom sizes to suit specific requirements of Large projects.
  • Colours designed and selected in conjunction with leading Australian Architectural practices.
  • Managed by industry professionals based in Australia who’ve been in the industry for over 30 years and highly proficient in manufacturing toilet cubicles and working with compact laminate.

Durasafe® Colours

Durasafe® is stocked in Australia in over 30 colours with 3 different finishes including Matt, Raw Oak and Gloss, comes standard with a black core. Durasafe® also offer a non-stock range manufactured to order with a 12 week lead time and minimum quantities an additional 50 plus colours and difference finishes and the option for colour through core, white core, multicore options.

The Durasafe® Matt finish is similar to Laminex Suede, Laminex Natural, Laminex Flint, Laminex Matt, Polytec Matt, Polytec Natura or Polytec Matera finishes. The Durasafe® Raw Oak finish is similar to Laminex Grain, Laminex Nuance, Polytec Ravine finishes.  The Durasafe® Gloss finish is similar to Laminex Gloss finish

The Durasafe® compact laminate range is all stocked in 13mm thickness which is the standard thickness in Australia. It is available to be made to order in 5mm, 6mm, 7mm, 8 mm, 9mm, 10mm, 11mm, 12mm, 16mm, 18mm and 25mm. Minimum order quantities and a 12 week lead time applies to alternative thickness to the industry standard 13mm.

The Durasafe® range a preferred option for Fitout Contractors, Builders, Joiners and Architects due to it’s very cost effective system known for its robust and durable quality. As a general rule, Compact Laminate board is prone to bowing, twisting or warping if not handled correctly from the time it is produced until it is machined into the final product. 

When Durasafe® board is used in Duracube® cubicle systems, Duracube® are able to implement a QA system right through from production, shipping, storage, manufacturing, transport and  installation to eliminate issues from bowing or twisting occuring.

We have put together a list of the similar or alternative colours to assist our clients when working with products from Laminex or Polytec colour ranges. This chart is a guideline and physical samples should be viewed in all instances where colour matching is critical. If you would like samples sent; you can request them here.

The Duracube® team are always interested in feedback and suggestions regarding colours, finishes or systems to help us better service the architectural or functional requirements of anyone involved in the design, construction or maintenance of washrooms. Please contact us if you have any specific colours/designs you would like to see in our range!

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Laminex Durasafe®
Alaskan 9610 Pure Ash
Aquamarine 290 Marine (Indent)
Aries 276 Classic Grey
Batallion 280 Charcoal
Black 402 Midnight
Burnished Wood 5332 Midnight Acacia
Charcoal 280 Charcoal
Classic Oak 738 Oak
Eggshell 284 Sky (Indent)
Elegant Oak 5003 Phillipine Teak
Fossil 279 Charcoal
Fox 268 Evening
Fox Teakwood 5353 Rosenheim Elm
Ghostgum 113 Off White
Juicy 259 Green Apple
Just Rose 141 Riverstone (Indent)
Lava Grey 268 Evening
Licorice Linea 5331 Midnight Acacia
Lusterous Elm 5353 Rosenheim Elm
Mandarin 217 Sunset
Milkwood 738 Oak
Moleskin 133 Almond
Moose 5730 Brushed Graphite
Natural Walnut 5353 Rosenheim Elm
New Graphite 5730 Brushed Graphite
Olympia Blue 291 Royal Blue
Olympia Yellow 229 Sunshine
Oyster Grey 275 Classic Grey
Oyster Linea 9610 Pure Ash
Parchment 113 Off White
Pillarbox 204 Red Apple
Polar White 111 Artic White
Raw Birchply 5003 Phillipine Teak
Seasoned Oak 738 Oak
Sublime Teak 5002 Phillipine Teak
Tornado 267 Evening
White 112 Off White
Zincworks 922 Brushed Grey
Polytec Durasafe®
Agave N/A
Angora Oak 9610 Pure Ash
Antico Oak 5353 Rosenheim Elm
Aston White 111 Arctic White
Athena Stone 5578 Slate
Black 401 Midnight
Black Ply 5331 Midnight Acacia
Blossom White 113 Off White
Bottega Oak 5331 Midnight Acacia
Cafe Oak 5353 Rosenheim Elm
Calacutta D’oro N/A
Calacutta Grey N/A
Casentino Beech 738 Oak
Catalina Marble N/A
Cinder 279 Charcoal
Dark Cement 55788 Slate
Empire Oak 5331 Midnight Acacia
Florentine Walnut 5003 Phillipine Teak
Grey Cement 5577 Concrete
Marmo di Monte N/A
Marmo di Torre N/A
Natural Oak 5003 Phillipine Teak
Natural Ply 5427 Refresh Oak
Nickel 923 Brushed Grey
Notaio Walnut 5353 Rosenheim Elm
Noveau Grey 268 Evening
Oyster Grey 275 Classic Grey
Parchment 111 Arctic White
Perugian Walnut 5331 Midnight Acacia
Polar White 111 Arctic White
Portland Stone 5577 Concrete
Portofino Stone N/A
Prime Oak 5427 Refresh Oak
Roman Ceppo N/A
Stone Grey 275 Classic Grey
Storm 279 Charcoal
Tasmanian Oak 5003 Phillipine Teak
Titanium 5730 Brushed Graphite
Tivoli Ceppo N/A
Verdelho 275 Classic Grey
Versuvius Ceppo N/A
White Cement 5577 Concrete

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