With their attractive colours, sturdy materials and scratch-resistant surfaces, melamine dinnerware is the perfect solution for busy hospitality settings like nursing homes, hospitals, public BBQs and more.
As one of the country’s leading suppliers of melamine dinnerware, JAB Design Australia creates durable, simple and chic products hospitality venues can trust. Choose from stylish enamel, porcelain or concrete-look pieces made to withstand hot temperatures, scratches, knocks and bumps in busy settings.
At Tomkin, we choose only the best suppliers to bring your table settings to life. JAB melamine is available in a range of dinnerware and serving solutions, including:
Explore our full range of dinnerware available from one of Australia’s leading suppliers of high-quality melamine, JAB Design Australia.
Is melamine dinnerware good for outdoor use?
Melamine is a durable plastic resistant to breakages, making it ideal for outdoor use. Its heat-resistant properties make it an excellent choice for carrying hot foods without melting or warping.
Melamine is also stain-resistant and easy to clean, so it won’t retain dirt or food particles. Plus, JAB melamine is available with stylish porcelain, enamel or concrete-look finishes, great for BBQs, picnics and other outdoor events.
What do I do if my melamine dinnerware gets dirty?
If your melamine dinnerware gets dirty, simply wash it with soap and water. You can also use a mild detergent if necessary. Use a soft scrub brush or a non-abrasive cleaner if you have stubborn stains. Rinse your JAB melamine products thoroughly and dry them with a soft cloth.
Is melamine a type of plastic?
Yes, melamine is a type of thermosetting plastic made from resins derived from petroleum and coal tar. Melamine is a complex, durable material resistant to staining and fading and is used for manufacturing food containers, dinnerware, and countertops.
How is melamine dinnerware made?
Melamine dinnerware is made from melamine resin, which is a durable plastic material. The manufacturing process begins with creating a mould that will shape the melamine dinnerware. Once the mould is created, the resin is poured into it and allowed to harden.
After the melamine has hardened, it is removed from the mould and trimmed to create smooth edges. A finish is applied to the final melamine product to provide years of convenient use.
What are the advantages of melamine over porcelain?
One of the main advantages that melamine has over porcelain is its sturdiness. While porcelain is elegant and durable, melamine is less prone to chipping or breaking, reducing the chance of breakages.
Eating outside? No worries! Melamine is much lighter than porcelain, making it easier to transport and handle. This makes melamine a great option for outdoor settings and events, including BBQs, picnics and outdoor lunches.
While porcelain is great for everyday use or hosting dinner guests, melamine can be safely and efficiently transported without the risk of damage. Plus, a set of melamine dinnerware is much more affordable to replace than porcelain, stone or bone china crockery.
How should I store melamine dinnerware?
If you need to store your melamine dinnerware for some time, it's essential to do so correctly to prevent damage. Melamine is a durable material that can be scratched or cracked if not stored correctly. Here are some tips on how to store melamine dinnerware:
Following these simple tips ensures that your melamine dinnerware will stay in good condition for years.
How long does melamine dinnerware last?
JAB melamine dinnerware is built to last. Unlike ceramic dinnerware, which can chip and break easily, melamine dinnerware is made of a durable, heat-resistant plastic that won't crack or break. Plus, it's dishwasher-safe and stain-resistant, so you can enjoy your JAB melamine dinnerware for years to come.
I’m not sure what type of crockery is right for me. Can you help?
Yes! When you order with Tomkin, you’re part of the family. We want all our customers to find the right crockery for their table — that’s why we stock a huge selection of unique dinnerware, barware and cutlery made from melamine, porcelain, crystal, glass, stainless steel, and more!
Our expert team is always happy to answer any questions. Contact us online or book an appointment at our showrooms today.
Do you have showrooms available?
Yes. Choose from five conveniently located showrooms across Australia and discover our range in person!
To visit us, book an appointment online or reach out to our friendly team for more information.
Why should I order my JAB melamine products from Tomkin?
At Tomkin, we’ve been supplying quality dinnerware, barware, cutlery and melamine products since 1975. With decades of industry experience and strong relationships with reputable brands, Australian businesses trust us for all their melamine products. We provide our customers with expert advice through our dedicated customer service team online or at our showrooms nationwide.
Plus, we use our platform as a leading hospitality supplier to promote positive, eco-friendly changes industry-wide. Our sustainability policy has switched to responsible packaging options to ship your orders. Plus, our team has switched to cloud-based systems to reduce our carbon footprint compared to physical servers.
Order with Tomkin today and give every dish the canvas it deserves.
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