Plastic laminate


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Plastic laminate

A laminate consisting of paper, cloth or wood covered with a phenolic resin; used for countertops and cabinets that require a washable finish.

plastic laminate

Multiple layers of resin-impregnated paper, fused together under heat and pressure to form a hard, durable (often decorative) finished surfacing material.
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s Micarta plastic laminate is bonded to a 1 5/8-inch core of aspen wood.
Plastic laminate flooring contains very little actual wood (see Figure B), but it costs half the price of engineered flooring* Besides price and construction, there are other differences between the two types, and this article will help you sort through them so you can choose the laminated wood floor that fits both your lifestyle and your budget.
It is reportedly ideal for gluing, plastic laminates, paper to wood and films and paper overlays.
The Department Of Corrections, Hereinafter Referred To As The "Doc", Through Its Purchasing Services Section, Hereinafter Referred To As "Purchasing," On Behalf Of The Bureau Of Correctional Enterprises, Hereinafter Referred To As "Bce," Requests Bids To Establish Multi-source Contracts For The Purchase Of High Pressure Plastic Laminate, Low Pressure Plastic Laminate And Backer Sheets, Chemical Resistant Surfaces, And Edge Banding Materials For Wood Furniture Industries Located At The Fox Lake Correctional Institution, Fox Lake, Wi.
Home centers stock plastic laminate in only a few colors.
Fir trims three edges of the sideboard top as well as one vertical edge of the dining room side; plastic laminate covers most other surfaces.
If you choose to go ahead, first rough up the laminate with 100-grit sandpaper and adhere the tile with an adhesive that's formulated to bond to plastic laminate (look for the adhesive at tile stores).
Sharply contrasting colors and fool-the-eye realism of speckled, granite-like patterns give visual punch to sheets of plastic laminate (here shown mounted on plywood)
In addition to our current licensees, many new industry groups can now profit from the business opportunities made possible by this new SPD application, including window treatment companies, companies offering plastic laminate products, and traditional window film companies, just to name a few.
Most solvents won't harm or discolor plastic laminate, but play it safe and test them on an inconspicuous spot first.
In place of a gold and orange color scheme, mat-finish almond-tone plastic laminate covers counters and European-style invisible-hinge cabinets and drawer fronts.
Chemicals maker PPG Industries has developed the first inkjet-printable composite card for identification and security applications that does not need a plastic laminate over it.