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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!

pedestal mounted overhead braced toilet shower partition
Laminex Durasafe®
Alaskan 9610 Pure Ash
Aries 276 Classic Grey
Batallion 279 Charcoal
Black 401 Midnight
Burnished Wood 5331 Midnight Acacia
Calacatta Majore TrueScale
Charcoal 279 Charcoal
Classic Oak 5003 Philippine Teak
Coastal Sunrise 207 Wattle
Danish Walnut 5353 Rosenheim Elm
Elegant Oak 5003 Phillipine Teak
Fossil 279 Charcoal
Fox 268 Evening
Fox Teakwood 5388 Alpine Ash
French Navy 297 Deep Water
Ghostgum 113 Off White
Golden Wattle 207 Wattle
Greystone 5578 Slate
Lava Grey 268 Evening
Lusterous Elm 5388 Alpine Ash
Luxe Elba TrueScale
Manhattan Concrete 5577 Concrete
Marmo Grigio TrueScale
Milkwood 5394 Washed Acacia
Moose 5730 Brushed Graphite
Moroccan Clay
Natural Walnut 5353 Rosenheim Elm
New Graphite 5730 Brushed Graphite
Olivine 243 Sage Green
Otway 254 Gum Leaf
Oyster Grey 275 Classic Grey
Oyster Linea 9610 Pure Ash
Parchment 113 Off White
Pillarbox 138 Red Ochre
Planked Urban Oak 5003 Philppine Teak
Polar White 111 Artic White
Portsea 291 Royal Blue
Premio Carrara TrueScale
Raw Birchply 5394 Washed Acacia
Rural Oak 5003 Philppine Teak
Seasoned Oak 738 Oak
Spinifex 268 Evening
Sublime Teak 5003 Phillipine Teak
Terril 279 Charcoal
Tornado 268 Evening
White 113 Off White
Zincworks 923 Brushed Grey
Polytec Durasafe®
Agave 268 Evening
Angora Oak 5394 Washed Acacia
Antico Oak 5353 Rosenheim Elm
Aston White 111 Arctic White
Athena Stone 5578 Slate
Batten Oak
Black 401 Midnight
Black Ply 5331 Midnight Acacia
Blossom White 113 Off White
Boston Oak 5003 Philippine Teak
Bottega Oak 5331 Midnight Acacia
Calacutta D’oro
Calacutta Grey
Casentino Beech 5394 Washed Acacia
Catalina Marble
Cinder 279 Charcoal
Cosmic Granite
Dark Cement 5578 Slate
Empire Oak 5331 Midnight Acacia
Florentine Walnut 5375 Native Walnut
Grey Cement 5577 Concrete
Habitat 467 Jade Mist
Marmo di Monte
Marmo di Torre
Natural Oak 5003 Philippine Teak
Natural Ply 9610 Pure Ash
Nickel 923 Brushed Grey
Notaio Walnut 5353 Rosenheim Elm
Noveau Grey 268 Evening
Oyster Grey 275 Classic Grey
Parchment 113 Off White
Perugian Walnut 5331 Midnight Acacia
Polar White 111 Arctic White
Portland Stone 5577 Concrete
Portofino Stone
Prime Oak 5333 Southern Pine
Roman Ceppo
Stone Grey 268 Evening
Storm 279 Charcoal
Tasmanian Oak 5333 Southern Pine
Titanium 5730 Brushed Graphite
Tivoli Ceppo
Topiary 243 Sage Green
Verdelho 275 Classic Grey
Versuvius Ceppo
White Cement 5577 Concrete

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