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Most popular questions

What does Muros do?

At Muros, our approach is simple… stunning styles and wonderful ways to bring walls to life with texture.

Once installed Muros Wall Panels provide an authentic finish to the eye and touch. Authenticity is key.

For over 10 years Muros has specialised in supporting Architects, Designers, home and business owners to transform their commercial and living spaces with our high quality wall panels.

We also understand the value of quality design and finish, and return on investment.

Muros offers more than 100 designs and colours, including concrete formwork, aged brick, textured wood, traditional stone and contemporary 3D styles.

Talk to us today about how our proven panels and expertise can deliver outstanding results for your next project.

What are muros wall panels?

Muros is a durable, flexible and high quality decorative wall paneling solution. Using a fibreglass-base with added earth properties authentic textured panels – with depth and relief – are crafted by hand in a variety of styles and colours.

Each panel accurately represents the look, colour and relief of natural materials. Panels have been designed for convenient installation and create a rich character and enduring finish for any environment. View the 3-minute Muros installation video.

What are Magnolia 3D panels?

Magnolia 3D Panels are strong and lightweight 833mm square panels contructed from SMC (Sheet Moulding Compound).

The Magnolia range includes Martinique, Thailand, Sumatra, Komodo and Java styles. The majority of designs are smooth and three-dimensional offering quality wall finishes of interest.

Panels have been designed for convenient installation in tile fashion. On a level floor and flat wall Magnolia 3D Panels are affixed into place using adhesive. View the 4-minute Magnolia installation video.

Panels range in depth (by design) from 20mm to 45mm and are supplied in convenient boxes of four panels (three for Komodo).

Where can I purchase panels?

Muros panels and installation materials are only available direct from Muros International. We supply to the commercial sector, as well as the general public for private/ residential projects.

By supplying direct – without involving third parties – we offer greater economy and value to our clients. Muros operates a distribution centre in Auckland (NZ) with orders despatched two or three times weekly.

What regions/ countries do you supply to?

Wall panels are available for purchase and delivery in New Zealand (NZ), Australia, Asia and the Pacific Islands.

Panels can and have also been supplied to other countries – please contact us to discuss your project requirements.

What are the lead times?

Muros has in stock over 1,000 wall panels in popular and fast-moving designs ready for immediate order preparation and despatch.

For designs not in stock please allow 12 weeks for delivery from the time of order confirmation and payment.

We recommend speaking with us early in your planning to ensure selected panel designs are in stock and available to meet project timeframes. Call us on +64 9 523 3433 to discuss your specific requirements – we can confirm stock availability and accurate lead times.

Can you help with installation of your panels?

Yes. Muros can install for larger commercial projects or those requiring installation experience. For the majority of projects Muros is supply-only. All of our wall and ceiling panels are designed for self-installation by professional builders/ shop-fitters or those experienced in DIY.

An order consists of wall panels + installation materials. Some smaller installation materials, such as screws and brushes, are supplied by the installer and are readily available to builders. Muros orders are delivered to site ready to install, accompanied by comprehensive written installation guidelines to assist your installers.

We also provide video instruction, over-the-phone support and are happy to talk your installers through the process and any queries they may have. Prior to beginning installation it is useful for installers to view local references (when available) and project images (from the Muros website) to see successfully completed installations.

We do not have specific Approved Installers for Muros panels. For over ten years we have supplied over one thousand projects with different contractors nationally and internationally. In some centres we may have potential installers if required – please contact us to discuss.

What projects has Muros supplied?

Muros has supplied over one thousand projects globally. They feature numerous commercial global brands and local success-stories, to residential and promotional/ advertising projects requiring high quality, lightweight and authentic finishes.

See and read about some of our projects here. New and interesting case studies are added each month.

Can wall panels be repainted?

Yes. Up to 20% of Muros projects involve repainting panels or applying creative finishes such as paint washing, distressing, graffiti, signwriting and plastering. In over ten years of supplying projects thousands of wall panels have been successfully painted or finished creatively.

See Muros projects that feature painting and creative finishes applied to Muros Wall Panels.

Click here to view the Muros Wall Panel Painting Guide which has been prepared in conjunction with paint supplier, Resene.

Do you have a showroom to view panels?

Yes. Muros operates from a large office space in Remuera, Auckland (NZ). Our office displays many of our popular wall panel designs in a range of colours. You and your clients are welcome to view to collaborate on styles and project planning.

Prior to visiting the Muros office please contact us to discuss your project and suitable times to visit (we are often on-site with projects, Architects/ Designers or have other appointments).

Fire rating

Are Muros Wall Panels fire rated for Group Number 3 Classification?

Yes. In 2013 Muros Wall Panels were tested to latest Australasian fire rating standards: ISO 5660 (NZ) and AS/NZS 3837 (Australia).

The wall panels achieved a Group 3 Number Classification rating as reported by BRANZ. Click here to view, save or print the BRANZ Fire Report (PDF).

Muros Wall Panels should be installed correctly and not subjected to strong, direct or constant heat.

Panels are fire resistant and durable, however to maintain a quality appearance an appropriate installation distance should be allowed between the panels and any heat source. Ensure heat is not be directed onto the panels and a fire-retardant substrate is used where required.

Prior to purchase and installation we recommend to check the proposed application with either of the following professional parties: Builder, Fire Engineer, Council and/ or fireplace supplier.

Are Muros Wall Panels fire rated for Group Number 1 Classification?

Yes. In 2018 the fire retardant version of Muros Wall Panels was tested by European testing agent, Tecnalia. The wall panels achieved a B-s2, d0 classification which corresponds with the New Zealand and Australia Group 1 Number Classification as reported on the MBIE website.

Click here to view, save or print the the Tecnalia Fire Report – Muros (PDF).

Muros Wall Panels should be installed correctly and not subjected to strong, direct or constant heat.

Panels are fire resistant and durable, however to maintain a quality appearance an appropriate installation distance should be allowed between the panels and any heat source. Ensure heat is not be directed onto the panels and an appropriate fire-retardant substrate is used where required.

Prior to purchase and installation we recommend to check the proposed application with either of the following professional parties: Builder, Fire Engineer, Council and/ or fireplace supplier.

Are Magnolia 3D Panels fire rated for Group Number 1 Classification?

Yes. In 2018 the Magnolia 3D Panels was tested by European testing agent, Tecnalia. The wall panels achieved a B-s2, d0 classification which corresponds with the New Zealand and Australia Group 1 Number Classification as reported on the MBIE website.

Click here to view, save or print the the Tecnalia Fire Report – Magnolia (PDF).

Magnolia 3D Panels should be installed correctly and not to be subjected to strong, direct or constant heat.

Panels are fire resistant and durable, however to maintain a quality appearance an appropriate installation distance should be allowed between the panels and any heat source. Ensure heat is not be directed onto the panels and an appropriate fire-retardant substrate is used where required.

Prior to purchase and installation we recommend to check the proposed application with either of the following professional parties: Builder, Fire Engineer, Council and/ or fireplace supplier.

Installation

How are Muros Wall Panels installed?

Muros Wall Panel installation is completed in five steps. For correct installation and finish, we recommend that the installer first views the one-page Muros Install Guide and 3-minute Muros Install Video.

Panel installation is recommended by experienced and capable Builders, Joiners, Shopfitters or those experienced in do-it-yourself (DIY) projects. Muros can complete installation for larger projects or those with complexity requiring experienced installers. Creativity and artistic flair is also useful during the jointing and painting stages of installation.

Muros Wall Panels are supplied ready for installation, together with installation advice, guidelines and reference images (some installation materials such as screws, brushes and acetone are supplied by the installer). Due to their lightweight and flexible construction, fitting should be completed with little mess and in minimal time.

Installation begins by cutting panels to size and affixing them in place by screwing through the panels at areas of low relief in the panel design e.g. mortar in a brick design. It is recommended that installation takes place into a sound structure behind, such as 18mm MDF/ Ply (internal) or Marine Ply (external) which have been applied to strong stud and nogs.

While not recommended due to its lack of strength, installation onto Gib board as a substrate is also achievable. Focus must be placed on screwing into the stud and nogs behind the Gib to create a strong fixing. Adhesive may also be used to secure wall panels in place.

Another option for an existing Gib board wall is to affix 9mm Ply over the Gib to strengthen it and provide a solid fixing. Installation can take place onto wood, concrete and brick too – anywhere that can be screwed into for a sure fixing. It may simply take longer and involve drilling and plugging holes into solid substrates to accommodate screws.

With the wall panels all in place, Muros Mastic (soft putty) is combined with a hardener and applied to conceal the screw heads and create seamless joints between each of the wall panels. The final step is to apply appropriate paint(s) supplied by Muros. Paint(s) are used to touch-up and finish the areas where Muros Mastic has been used.

Muros supports the installation process. After viewing the supplied installation guide and video please feel free to contact us to discuss your planned installation.

How are Magnolia 3D Panels installed?

Installation is straight-forward. It starts with a level floor and flat wall surface that is free of dust. Magnolia 3D Panels are glued and tiled into place.

It is important to align each panel closely/ tightly to achieve symmetry when gluing into position (a fine line may be visible between the installed wall panel).

Panels are easy to cut using a jigsaw – the panels do not splinter or break. It is recommended to cut slow and evenly to create a straight panel edge.

The installation steps can be viewed in the attached one-page Magnolia Install Guide and 4-minute Magnolia Install Video.

Where can panels be used?

An extensive range of panel shapes and designs is available for walls and ceilings, arches, beams, counters and columns.

Muros Wall Panels have been designed and used extensively in both internal and external environments around the world for over 25 years.

Magnolia 3D Panels are constructed of a durable Sheet Moulding Compound (SMC) designed for use in both internal and external environments

For external spaces panels provide a decorative finish. They are not a cladding and the water-tight integrity of the building or structure must first be established prior to installation of Muros or Magnolia panels.

We recommend building plans are prepared by your Architect and reviewed by Council prior to purchase and installation.

How do you cut Muros Wall Panels?

Every Muros project involves cutting panels to size to fit the space. Panels are easy to cut – they do not splinter or break. Using a radial saw (preferably disks for fibre/ polyester or timber blade) is most common for cutting panels.

An angle grinder or skill-saw can also be used. It is recommended to cut slow and evenly to create a straight panel edge.

This is important for jointing to the next panel, or finishing the panel in tidy fashion by butting into a closed return (corner), up the ceiling or onto the floor.

The 3-minute Muros Installation Video demonstrates panel cutting and installation.
Please work safely when handling panels and operating cutting equipment.

How do you cut Magnolia 3D Panels?

During installation of Magnolia the majority of 833mm square panels will be installed whole (un-cut). A small number of panels may require cutting/ trimming to size to fit the required space. Panels are easy to cut using a jigsaw – the panels do not splinter or break.

It is recommended to cut slow and evenly to create a straight panel edge. The 4-minute Magnolia Installation Video demonstrates panel cutting and installation.
Please work safely when handling panels and operating cutting equipment.

What substrate should be used on the wall to apply wall panels to?

18mm MDF (internal) or 18mm Ply (internal/ external with appropriate flashings) substrate is recommended for a quick installation with sound fixing of panel to the wall. While not recommended due to lack of strength, Gib board can work with focus needed on screwing into the stud and nogs behind the Gib (applies to internal install only).

Installation of Muros Wall Panels is completed in five steps – click here to view a 3-minute installation video.

Installation involves screwing through wall panels into a sound structure behind. Fifteen to twenty screws are typically used to affix the 4.3m² wall panels in place. As a guide, screws should be affixed at 600 centres. Screws should be applied to areas of low relief in the panel design and focused on the panel perimeter and through the centre. Muros Mastic (soft putty) is combined with a catalyst and applied to cover screw heads and joint between panels.

Another options is to affix 9mm Ply to the already installed Gib board to strengthen the wall and provide a solid fixing.

Installation can take place onto wood, concrete and brick too – as long as the substrate can be screwed into (often involving drilling holes and inserting wall plugs first).

A solid substrate, rather than framing only, is recommended for two main reasons:

1. Screws can be applied quickly and conveniently in correct locations to achieve a secure fixing.

2. When Muros Mastic (soft putty) is applied to the joints between panels the mastic has a wall behind to help with the application and shaping process, as well as holding the mastic in place.
In the case of columns or pillars with a width of for examples, 600mm, it may be possibel to install Muros Wall Panels directly to the framing, without a substrate.

Does the panel design repeat?

Yes. By design, Magnolia 3D Panels provide a continuous style of wall covering.

Muros projects often involve 10, 50 or over 100 wall panels of the same design successfully and seamlessly installed in the same location (exmple image below).

Muros Wall Panels supplied are all the same design in the selected style (one exception is the distinctive Muros Roughcast Concrete which has three design options available).

Repetition of Muros designs is not a concern for the following reasons:

  1. Muros Wall Panels are large – 3,280mm(w) x 1,310mm(h) – ranging between 4.1m² and 4.5m² per panel depending upon design.
  2. Panel installation involves ‘staggering’ the panels i.e. panels shouldn’t be installed one panel directly on top of other – they should be off-set.
  3. The installation process, involves screwing, jointing and touch-up painting wall panels. It is proven process and well supported by Muros. A quality and seamless installation should be achieved every time.
  4. For the Muros Roughcast Concrete style, the occasional panel should be inverted/ turned 180° to ‘break up’ the design and provide textural variation.

Areas of use

Are panels suitable to be installed around fireplaces and log burners?

Every month Muros Wall Panels are installed in and around fireplaces and fireboxes. It is a popular application and for over 10 years Muros has been supplying fireplace projects. Muros Wall Panels are robust and durable.

In 2013 Muros Wall Panels were tested to latest Australasian fire rating standards: ISO 5660 (NZ) and AS/NZS 3837 (Australia). The wall panels achieved a Group 3 Number Classification rating as reported by BRANZ. Wall panels can also be supplied in the highest fire rating standard, Group 1.

Panels are fire resistant, however to maintain a quality appearance heat should not be directed onto the panels.

Muros Wall Panels should be installed correctly and not subjected to strong, direct or constant heat.

An appropriate fire-retardant substrate is to be used and a check prior to installation with your fireplace supplier and local council is recommended to provide certainty on the installation materials, process, finishing and compliance approval.

A fireplace surround or flange should be installed around the fireplace. It serves two purposes:

1. Allow Muros Wall Panels to achieve a tidy finish on the panel edge – either directly into the surround or ideally tucked in behind it approximately 15mm.

2. Provide a degree of separation from heat source and installed panels.

What guidelines are available for external application?

Muros Wall Panels have been used successfully around the world for over 25 years in a variety of environments.

Muros Wall Panels are not a cladding, and are instead used regularly as an exterior decorative finish.

The majority of external installations involve some form of canopy, veranda or entrance to residences or commercial premises. Although many are open to the weather elements.

Examples of external applications include commercial facias, apartments, carparks, gardens, entrances and restaurants fronts.

The Gaiker Aging Report concludes following moisture, heat and UV tests on Muros Wall Panels: Aging applied does not affect the mechanical performance of material.

Panels are lightweight, strong, robust and durable. Panel properties include resistance to fire, water, erosion and ultra-violet light. That said, we advise use in external environments that there may be some fade over time (years) due to the high UV in the southern hemisphere. In the event of panel colour fading over an extended period panels can be repainted (normal painting guidelines apply).

Application and construction requirements will determine the type of installation technique used.

Key points to consider:

  1. For self-installation experienced and capable Builders, Joiners or Shop-fitters are recommended.
  2. Foundations must be sound and substrates dry and free from movement, including heat expansion.
  3. For external installation, water-tight integrity of the building must be established prior to installation.
  4. Muros Wall Panels are either installed directly onto the building substrate (e.g. External Ply), or onto 90mm battens which are first applied to the substrate – at 400 centres for external application. (As a veneer panel Muros Wall Panels have an undulating relief on the rear of the panel i.e. the back of the panel reflects the design on the front. Muros Wall Panels do not have flat backs).
  5. Batten positioning should account for panel dimensions to ensure a sure fixing around panel edges, and to provide support behind joints created between panels.
  6. When finishing Muros to windows it will depend on the desired finish, or for a current building the finish that will best match the existing style. Normal installation NZBC requirements apply for window joinery. All wall openings, penetrations, intersections, connections, window sills, heads and jambs must be flashed prior to Muros installation. Use approved materials (underlay, flashing tape). Window fixing is normally aligned to the combined depth of (where applicable) installed wall linings, battens, substrate and Muros Wall Panels.
    At the junction of wall panel and window joinery a window surround is typically installed e.g. 90mm(w) x 20mm(d). The window surround covers the edge of the window frame and installed wall panels to provide an attractive, protective trim. The window surround should be sealed to provide a professional finish using an appropriate joint sealant or scribe molding if this is achievable based on the selected panel (relief varies and can be uneven for different Muros Wall Panel designs). For sealing window surrounds and joints Muros recommends the flexible and durable adhesive, Soudal Gorilla 240FC MS).
  7. Appropriate flashing should be applied for all external finishes.
  8. In external environments where height, proximity and wind may be factors, to ensure a solid panel installation it is recommended to combine mechanical fixing with a suitable external adhesive, such as Holdfast Saudaseal 240.
Are panels suitable for staircases?

Yes. Muros Wall Panels are perfectly-suited to staircases and used regularly for this application.

By design stairways do not offer much space. With Muros a natural relief and texture is achieved without losing valuable space or interfering with railings and banisters (which can be secured in place through the panels). 

Panels are durable, lightweight and easily cut to accommodate any stairway dimensions, such as angled installation onto stringers or sliding over steps on a floating staircase.

Most importantly panels provide an authentic relief to create a feature wall with character.

Are panels suitable to be installed on ceilings?

Yes. Muros Wall Panels are perfectly-suited to installation on ceilings due to their thin and lightweight design.

An adequate structure or substrate is required onto which wall panels are affixed using a combination of mechanical fixing and adhesive.

Particularly popular for use in wine cellars, panels are large and flexible should a vaulted (curved) ceiling finish be required. Panels can also be painted following installation.

Click here to view examples of panel installation on ceilings.

Are panels suitable for installation in kitchens?

Yes. Muros Wall Panels are regularly installed in kitchens, and used as splashbacks. Full walls are paneled floor to ceiling, or a skirting or scotia can be retained or added. Where there is wall-mounted cabinetry/ cupboards it is normal to install it first to the kitchen walls. Panels can be cut and installed around the kitchen cabinetry, doors and windows (panels are easy to cut). The following advice applies for use in kitchens:

  • MARKING/ MAINTENANCE
    As with many textured surfaces and natural materials, Muros Wall Panels will mark if subjected to oils, food, steam, fats or moisture.

    For projects involving Muros in such locations it is recommended that a matt wall sealant is applied to the installed wall panels. The sealant is used to provide an invisible seal over the panels and assists with cleaning and maintenance of the textured wall surface.
    The other option for splashbacks is to install a sheet of glass in front to the installed wall panels.
  • HEAT
    While Muros Wall Panels are durable, robust and fire resistant they should not be subjected to direct and constant heat. Installation too close to gas hobs is not recommended where there is potential for flame or strong heat to come in contact with panels (this would apply to any wall covering).

    In 2013 Muros Wall Panels were tested to latest Australasian fire rating standards: ISO 5660 (NZ) and AS/NZS 3837 (Australia). The wall panels achieved a Group 3 Number Classification rating as reported by BRANZ. Wall panels meeting the Group 1 Number Classification can also be supplied.

Click here to view examples of kitchen installations supplied by Muros.

Specifying

Is there a panel specification guide?

Yes. Click to open a one-page Muros Product Technical Sheet (PDF).

View more product information on our resources page to assist decision-making, application and project planning.

Order and Payment

What is included in a Muros order?

INTERNAL INSTALLATION
A Muros installation typically involves:

Muros supplies

  • Wall Panels (in colour/ s indicated*)
  • Mastic (Jointing compound)
  • Catalyst (Hardener)
  • Paint (for finishing detail)

Client/ Installer supplies

  • Screws (32mm zinc coated)
  • Acetone (for texturing joints)
  • Panel cutting equipment
  • Putty knife
  • Chipping brush
  • Sponge

EXTERNAL INSTALLATION
A Muros installation typically involves:

Muros supplies

  • Wall Panels (in colour/ s indicated*)
  • Adhesive (Soudal Gorilla 240FC MS)
  • Filter Sand (for joint texture)
  • Paint (for finishing detail)

Client/ Installer supplies

  • Screws (stainless steel)
  • FixAll MS 600 Expert Gun
  • Chipping brush/ Sponge/ Putty knife
  • Panel cutting equipment
  • Sunlight liquid
  • Toptec Express Cleaner
    (to clean panels if required)
What is included in my Magnolia order?

A Magnolia installation typically involves:

Muros supplies

  • 3D Panels (in colour indicated)
  • Adhesive (Soudal Gorilla 240FC MS)
How do I pay for my order?

The majority of Muros projects are B2B, involving bank transfer for payment. Upon receiving order confirmation Muros will prepare and send an invoice. Muros bank account details are supplied with the quote and on the invoice.

Muros does not offer a credit card facility or operate customer accounts. Once payment is received in full by Muros, the order is prepared and despatched for delivery.

Maintenance

What guidelines are available for protection, cleaning and care of panels?

OVERVIEW
Muros and Magnolia panels are strong and robust and have been installed globally for over 25 years in both internal and external* spaces.

Panels are regularly used in areas of high foot-traffic and activity, such as hallway, stairway, retail and hospitality spaces. Following installation, and as surfaces with raised relief, wall surfaces may be subjected to dust, spills, knocks, marking and moisture.

Click here for guidelines on cleaning and care of your panels. The guidelines are designed to assist with protecting, cleaning and maintaining your Muros wall in the best possible condition. Please adhere to these instructions.

PROTECTION (Optional)
Application: In areas where moisture may be present, such as bathrooms, pools and kitchens, or where there is a likelihood of panels being subjected to foreign matter, such as food, drink, scuffing, oils and dirty hands.

Solution: A matt wall sealant may be applied to the wall panels following installation. The sealant is used to provide an invisible protective cover to assist with cleaning and maintenance of the textured wall surface.

Source: Porter Paints Matt Wall Sealant is one recommended option: Matt Wall Sealant

DUST
Application: Due to the natural relief and depth of Muros Wall Panels dust can settle on the textured surface.

Solution: To remove any surface dirt and dust use occasional dusting with a duster or electrostatic dusting cloth, or gently wipe panels using a damp cloth. Ensure the cloth will not leave any colour or wear down and leave lint on the panels.

MARKING
Application: Depending on the environment panels may be subject to spills, dirt, food and marks.

Solution: Using a damp cloth gently wipe Muros Wall Panels. For stronger cleaning use a warm, weak soapy solution. DO NOT use cream cleaner, solvents or abrasive scouring pads as they may damage the panel surface. DO NOT use a water blaster as this may damage the panel finish. Where required in external environments, use light water flow from a hose to rinse panels that have been cleaned.

REPAIR
It is rare for repair work to be carried out on Muros Wall Panels, however this is straight-forward when required. Muros Mastic and/ or Muros Paint can be supplied to complete any remedial work in the event of significant marking or damage to wall panels.

Product

Description

MUROS
Large decorative veneer panels with raised relief representing an authentic texture and colour of natural materials.

Panels offer lightweight, convenient and quick installation in a wide range of building applications including walls, ceilings, beams, bulkheads and columns.

MAGNOLIA
Square tiles with raised smooth relief provide a modular solution to create feature walls.

Panels are perfectly-suited to installation on walls and counters, bars and reception desks.

Design

MUROS
The range includes over 100 designs and colours created using moulds from natural materials in real-life environments.

Designs and available in stone, brick, rock, wood and concrete reliefs.

MAGNOLIA
A variety of colours and printed textures (e.g. timber) are available for the five contemporary 3D styles: Martinique, Thailand, Sumatra, Komodo and Java

View the modular designs of Magnolia 3D Panels.

Construction

MUROS
Muros Wall Panels are constructed from a base of natural and mineral pigments, mixed with polyester resin and fiberglass. Construction has been perfected over 25 years.

MAGNOLIA
Magnolia 3D Panels are constructed from SMC (Sheet Moulding Compound), a strong and lightweight material used in automotive and health industries.

Application

Designed and used extensively for internal and external* applications, such as walls, ceilings, beams, counters and columns.
Panels are very strong and durable with properties that include resistance to fire, water, erosion and ultra-violet (UV) light.

Click here to view example projects featuring Muros Wall Panels.

* Muros Wall Panels provide a decorative finish – not a cladding – and have been used successfully for over 25 year in all spaces.

Shapes

MUROS
Muros Wall Panels are available in flat rectangular sheets for walls, ceilings, bulkheads, beams and columns.
Wooden Beams are supplied in long l-shape two-sided and u-shaped three-sided beams.

MAGNOLIA
Magnolia 3D Panels are supplied in square 830mm x 830mm tiles. Magnolia is supplied in boxes each containing four panels (or three panels for the deeper relief Magnolia Komodo).

Dimensions

MUROS
Muros Wall Panels are larger than traditional building products. Typical panel dimensions*:

Width……….3,300mm
Height………1,300mm
Depth……….8mm-45mm (varies by design)
Area…………4.3m²

* PLEASE NOTE: Dimensions are indicative only vary by design. To confirm dimensions and details of a specific style view the Products page or contact Muros.

MAGNOLIA
Magnolia are square tiles with the following panel dimensions:

Width……….830mm
Height………830mm
Depth……….20mm-45mm (varies by design)
Area…………0.8m²

Weight

MUROS
Muros Wall Panels are lightweight and range between 6kgs – 8kgs per m² or 25kgs -35kgs per panel (varies by design).

MAGNOLIA
Magnolia 3D panels are each 4kgs in weight.

Radius

MUROS
Wall and ceiling panels are flexible. Radius (panel curvature) is determined by the design of each panel. Radium range between 90° (thick relief – e.g. Muros Barrelwood) to 180° (thin panels with little relief – e.g. Muros Roughcast Concrete).

MAGNOLIA
Magnolia 3D Panels are 833mm x 833mm square and rigid tiles with depth ranging between 20mm and 40mm (design dependant). Panels are designed for ‘tight’ tile-like installation. The panels do not flex and installation should be installed onto a flat surface only.

Quality

How durable are panels?

For over 25 years Muros Wall Panels have been successfully installed throughout interior and exterior environments around the world. Panels are strong, flexible and durable.

They have also proven resistance to water, erosion, fire and ultraviolet rays. During the manufacture process wall panels are routinely subjected to strength and durability tests.

What quality assurance is available?

Muros Wall Panel design and manufacture processes have been operating successfully for over 25 years and are accredited with ISO9001 (Quality).

All Muros Wall Panels carry a 10-year manufacturer’s warranty for internal use* when installed and maintained correctly according to Supplier Recommendations. External use also carries a 5-year manufacturer’s warranty*.

Warranty exclusions including colour and locality to heat, UV, sea and weather elements that may lead to accelerated deterioration of panels/ colour fade over time.

* Warranty applies when panels have been installed correctly, are used for their intended decorative purpose and maintained properly

How accurate are the colours presented?

Panel colours match closely those represented by Muros. Due to the individual nature of the handmade batch manufacturing process and temperature variation over a 12 month period, panel colours may differ slightly from those presented by Muros sample panels, reference sites, catalogues, promotional material and the Muros website.

Light, cameras, photography techniques and computer screens can all alter panel colours presented. Where possible it is advisable to view panel samples or installations. Many clients choose to paint wall panels to their desired colour or a brand/ design specification.

Will the colour fade?

Muros Wall Panels have been used successfully for over 25 years in both internal and external environments. The authentic colour of each Muros Wall Panel is created using mineral pigments (printed) within the panel, and in a number of designs paint is also used to create a natural and enduring finish.

The Gaiker Aging Report concludes following moisture, heat and UV tests on Muros Wall Panels: Aging applied does not affect the mechanical performance of material.

Interior Installation: No impact of direct sunlight, the colour can decrease a maximum of two percent (2%) from the initial colour.

External installation: With direct sunlight can degrade the colour, a maximum of five percent (5%) over the initial colour.

In the event of panel colour fading over an extended period panels can be repainted.

Environment

ISO Accreditation

The design and manufacturing processes for Muros Wall Panels are ISO certified:

ISO14001 (Environment)

Low VOC's

Muros Wall Panels contain Estireno (Polystyrene) as the only Volatile Organic Compound (VOC). The quantity of residual Estireno changes according to time passed from production*.

  • Residual Estireno from manufacture to one week (4.5%)**
  • Residual Estireno from manufacture to 3 months (4.0%)
  • Residual Estireno from manufacture to 6 months (3.5%)

*   Figures stated represent approximate data
** Not applicable due to most shipping times

Durable

Muros Wall Panels have a long life span. They have been successfully installed globally for over 25 years.

Panels are very strong and durable and resistant to water, fire, erosion and ultra-violet rays.

Ability to paint panels

Painting Muros Wall Panels is an easy and popular option. The life of panels can be extended by painting or applying creative features over the top of existing panels. Thereby maintaining the texture of walls and removing the need to replace them.

Thousands of wall panels have been successfully repainted for over 25 years. See examples of painting and creative finishes applied to Muros Wall Panels. A Resene Painting Guide for Muros has been provided to assist preparation and painting of wall panels.

Green star rating

An application for Muros Wall Panels is planned for next year for one Green Star Credit in the Office Interiors – Mat-3 category.