How can we protect melamine?
Also to know is, can you screw into melamine?
Drill and Countersink for Screws Particleboard, whether it has a melamine finish or not, doesn't hold screws as well as solid lumber or plywood. The key to fastening it with screws is to drill pilot holes for the screws and countersinks for the screw heads.
Considering this, is Melamine Board toxic?
The melamine plates is non-toxic and can be used with confidence. However, some plates that are not up to standard production are toxic because the chemical substance that it releases is mainly formaldehyde.
Use Coarse-Threaded Screws A coarse-threaded screw, such as a drywall screw, will work better in melamine than a standard wood screw or metal screw. The underlying particle board is coarse and infused with adhesive, so fine screws won't find much additional purchase and can take more effort to screw in.