HPL stands for High-Pressure Laminate, which is a durable and versatile decorative surface material. HPL is made by compressing multiple layers of kraft paper that are impregnated with phenolic resin and decorative layers under high pressure and temperature. This process creates a dense, strong, and scratch-resistant material that can be used for various applications such as countertops, cabinetry, roofing, wall panels, and floors. The decorative layer in HPL includes different colors, textures, and patterns, making it a popular choice for interior design and architecture. HPL is preferred for applications where durability, low maintenance, and resistance to impact, heat, and moisture are essential. It is also easy to clean and sanitize. HPL is produced in various thicknesses and sizes to accommodate different requirements. Its edge treatment can range from square to bullnose, depending on the application. HPL is widely used in commercial and residential buildings and is a popular choice for kitchen and bathroom countertops, table surfaces, and laboratory workstations.