Baby & youth bamboo furniture

More and more manufaturers are realising how great (and profitible) it is to manufacture their furniture ranges out of bamboo board.

In this post I wanted to highlight the great match that exists between baby and childrens furniture & bamboo boards;

Bamboo is hypoallergenic – with so many allergies being experienced by our kids these days, it makes sense to use materials that do not exasperate the situation. Considering that our children sleep 8+ hours a night, it becomes critical that they are not breathing bad stuff (also known as VOC‘s [Volatile Organic Compounds]) all night long.

This leads me to my next point. The standard Eco-Logic Bamboo board range is rated E1 for Formaldehyde emissions. Formaldehyde is a known carcinogen – that means; cancer causing substance. E1 is a European standard that specifies a low Formaldehyde emission.

Ensuring we only buy products that use materials that comply to this standard, we ensure a high air quality for the family to breathe.

Eco-Logic bamboo also offer an E0 range of bamboo boards – an extremely high standard for Formaldehyde emissions – where the Formaldehyde emissions are virtually “Non-Detectable”.

If you are a manufacturer, wood craftsman or simply a DIY woodworker, standard size bamboo boards are easy to mill into complex shapes – you can laser cut, water jet cut or simply CNC the boards. Look at those sides on the cribs – you can manufacture them from a single piece of bamboo board, or choose whatever technique suits your situation.

Bamboo boards are stable – no having to laminate narrow planks together to achieve the stability you need. Those end pieces on the furniture are all cut from a single board.

It’s the Eco-Logic Bamboo E0 rated bamboo boards that are the perfect option for childrens furniture. The pictures above are some examples from a Canadian furniture manufacturer; Tulip Juvenile.

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About Oriental Bamboo Team

We only deal in Solid Bamboo Timber Products - boards, counter tops, plywood panels and doors - nothing else.
  
Through extensive manufacturing research and experience, we specify our products at our factories to perform well in our diverse African climatic zones.
  
Being solid bamboo pioneers in Southern Africa, we have worked with users in all facets of timber application over the years.
 
We are driven to understand our customers specific requirements. As a result of these relationships with our varied clients, we have accumulated a lot of experience in using solid bamboo products wherever one would traditionally use timber.
  
This blog documents a few of our experiences and comments on various aspects of solid bamboo timber as used in various applications.
  
Cape Town based Oriental Bamboo is a bulk bamboo timber supplier of "specified for Southern Africa": bamboo boards, bamboo plywood panels, solid and hollow core bamboo doors via a network of timber merchants in South Africa and sub Saharan Africa.

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