flooring underlayment

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underlayment, 1
1. A material such as plywood or hardboard placed on a subfloor to provide a smooth, even surface for applying the finish.
2. The material, usually No. 15 felt, used to cover a roof deck before shingles are applied; also called underfelt.
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Karol concluded, "We have also made some significant in roads in our specialty fabric technologies business with the exclusive distribution agreement with a large flooring distributor for our new flooring underlayment product.
Products include prefinished shelving, thick and thin flooring underlayment, and high-quality engineered boards that perform equal or superior to wood-based particleboard and MDF for furniture and casegoods manufacturing.
It has eliminated its primary use of lauan by finding substitute materials for flooring underlayment.