What Is MicroLite!™?

Amazing things can be created with MicroLite!™, but what exactly is it? MicroLite!™ Is a lightweight, composite material formulated to meet the functional, aesthetic, and budgetary requirements of any installation project.

On this page, you find everything you need to know about MicroLite!™—including uses and benefits, specifications, and how to get custom fabrication with MicroLite!™.

What Are the Uses and Benefits of MicroLite!™?

You can use MicroLite!™ for just about anything you can imagine! Because the material is so lightweight, it can be formed into an endless array of shapes to make true statement pieces or transform an entire room’s atmosphere. Here are the uses and benefits of MicroLite!™.

Primary Uses of MicroLite!™

As previously mentioned, MicroLite!™ can be used for infinite possibilities when it comes to custom installations. Uses for MicroLite!™ include, but are surely not limited to:

  • Structural fascia
  • Decorative fascia board
  • Veranda fascia board
  • Soffits
  • Canopies
  • Cloud canopy
  • Custom gazebo covers
  • Custom car tent
  • Acoustic baffles
  • Acoustic panel system
  • Acoustic panels for ceilings
  • Acoustic hanging ceiling panels
  • Acoustic ceiling beams
  • Decorative beams
  • Signage in retail stores
  • Signage and wayfinding
  • Small business signage
  • Branding signage
  • Custom room decor
  • Trellis
  • Portals
  • Rings
  • And much more!

Check out our gallery to discover the many ways we’ve used MicroLite!™ to bring our clients’ ideas to life, and see our capabilities page for more details on how MicroLite!™ can meet the needs of your business or industry.

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Primary Benefits of MicroLite!™

As you can see, MicroLite!™ has many capabilities, but what makes it so superior for custom installation projects? These are some of the primary benefits of MicroLite!™:

  • Lightweight material that’s easy to design, transport, and install
  • Arrives on-site prefabricated and pre-finished
  • Virtually no limitations to finish, shape, or size
  • Saves money by reducing structural requirements and onsite labor costs
  • Facilitates the compression of construction schedules
  • Environmentally responsible

What are the Specifications of MicroLite!™?

Below are the specifications of MicroLite!™—including fire rating, weight, dimensions, finish, acoustics, LEED credits, and warranty.

Fire Rating – ASTM E84

KMDI fabricates interior elements using several different formulations of MicroLite!™, depending on the specific project needs of the client. We offer formulations that conform to ASTM E84 testing to achieve a Class A rating with results ranging from 5/120 to 25/300.


KMDI fabricates interior elements using several different formulations of MicroLite!™, depending on the specific project needs of the client. Typically, our formulations range in weight from 8 ounces to 2.5 Lbs. per square foot.


There are unlimited dimensions to MicroLite!™, so you can be assured that almost any design can be brought to life.


MicroLite!™ is typically pre-finished by KMDI according to the client’s specifications. Finishes include, but are not limited to:

  • Paints
  • Laminates
  • Wood
  • Metal and stone veneers
  • Wall coverings
  • Architectural films
  • Digital prints


When used for acoustic needs such as for soundproofing or in entertainment venues, MicroLite!™ can be made with an NRC rating between 0.80-0.90 for superb sound quality control.

We can use MicroLite!™ to create high-quality acoustic panels for ceilings, acoustic baffles, acoustic panel systems, acoustic wall planks, and for any other purpose that requires quality acoustic materials for auditoriums and entertainment venues.

LEED Credits

For the environmentally conscious, you can be confident that MicroLite!™ may support the criteria for LEED credits for:

  • Waste reduction
  • Recycled content
  • Regional materials
  • Low-emitting materials
    • Adhesives and solvents
    • Paints and coatings
  • Innovation and design process
    • Green housekeeping

Custom fabrication shouldn’t come at the expense of the environment, and MicroLite!™ is a great alternative to materials that can be excessively wasteful or harmful to both people and the environment.


While we stand by the quality and durability of MicroLite!™, all MicroLite!™ installations come with a one-year warranty. You can contact your MicroLite!™ representative for more warranty details.

For your custom fabrication and custom fabrication needs, look no further than KMDI, and our use of MicroLite!™, to deliver the best custom design and fabrication experience—in any size, any shape, and any finish.
Contact us today to bring your designs to life.