Frequently Asked Questions
What is SURFUSION?
SURFUSION is a process that has been developed by CamTech over a period of years whereby Rigid Thermofoil is used in roll coating, profile wrapping and membrane pressing to create an entire product line with an identical thermofoil surface. Stiles & rails, center panels, molding and vertical grade laminates are all made with the same thermofoil, eliminating the possibility that the “match” will not be acceptable to the end user.
How is SURFUSION different from other matching programs?
Many thermofoil door manufacturers offer “close match” solutions. However, when thermofoil, high pressure laminate and melamine are all manufactured by different companies, it is virtually impossible to assure that the material is going to match in color, pattern or texture. Even when color and pattern are matched due to cooperation among manufacturers, slight variations in texture will change the way light is reflected and the color is perceived by the end user.
What is your standard lead time?
Our standard lead time is currently 5 days from the date we receive your order acknowledgement to the date the order is ready to be shipped.
What is your warranty?
Our products are warranted for a period of 5 years when installed and used in accordance with industry standards. See Warranty document available for download on the Ordering page of this website.
What is Membrane Pressing?
Membrane pressing is the process of laminating thermofoil or other thermoformable laminates onto pre-shaped panels (usually MDF), such as a one piece MDF kitchen cabinet door or center panel, using a process of heat, vacuum and pressure to form the laminate over the contoured surface.
What is Thermofoil?
Thermofoil, short for Rigid Thermofoil or RTF, is a thermoformable laminate made from PVC. It can be manufactured in solid, wood grain, as well as in abstract patterns and with various textures such as matte, satin and woodgrain.
What is MDF?
MDF is an engineered wood product formed by breaking down hardwood or softwood into wood fibers, combining them with resin binders and forming into panels by applying heat and pressure. It is more dense and durable that particleboard. CamTech uses only the highest “door” grade MDF to ensure durability as well as a quality finish in the construction of its thermofoil (MDF) kitchen doors.
Do you offer raw MDF doors for painting?
We do offer raw MDF kitchen doors suitable for painting. Please fax or email your request for quotation.
Do you sell different cabinet door styles than the ones shown online?
Having been in business for over 30 years we have many door styles that are not part of our standard product offering. If you need something different than what you see please email or fax a drawing to us and we’ll let you know how we can help.
How can I pay for my thermofoil or MDF kitchen cabinet door order?
In addition to COD, we accept all major credit cards. Open account is also available to those who qualify.
If I pay with a credit card, when will my card be charged?
Normal terms for credit card orders are 50% upon ordering and the remainder prior to shipment.
What options are there for shipping orders?
Standard shipping options include UPS, FedEx or LTL. Other options may be available upon request.
What are your tolerances? Can I order exact sizing?
We manufacture to a tolerance of +/- 1/32″. We will accept orders to 1/16″ using fractions or their decimal equivalents. We will also accept orders in millimeters.
What is the minimum order size?
We do not have a minimum order requirement and will accept orders as small as one piece.
Can I order samples of your products?
Samples are available upon request.
Do you manufacturer any other specialty thermofoil products other than cabinet components?
Upon request, we will manufacture other items that can be machined and laminated using thermofoil. Thermofoil components are now being used in store fixtures, POP displays, office furniture, as well as many other products.