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laminate

a material made by bonding together two or more sheets

laminate

[′lam·ə‚nāt]
(materials)
A sheet of material made of several different bonded layers.

laminate

1. A product made by bonding together two or more layers of material, e.g., plywood, laminated wood, etc.
2. To unite layers of material with an adhesive.
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In 2018, the film laminates segment had a significant market share, and this trend is expected to continue over the forecast period.
The Composition of the core material: High-end laminate floors will have a very dense HDF core.
Glass-transition temperature (Tg): This is the temperature (in Celsius) at which deformation of a laminate changes dramatically.
The term "laminate" covers a variety of materials (even plywood is considered a laminate), but generally it's a decorative veneer that must be applied to a material such as plywood or particle board, called a substrate.
Expert laminate flooring tips from Lowe's Home Improvement
DECORATIVE LAMINATES DEMAND (million square feet) % Annual Growth Item 2005 2010 2015 2005- 2010- 2010 2015 Decorative Laminates Demand 13430 9510 12400 -6.7 5.5 Low-Pressure Laminates 10953 7670 10100 -6.9 5.7 High-Pressure Laminates 2269 1680 2100 -5.8 4.6 Edgebanding 208 160 200 -5.1 4.6 [c] 2012 by The Freedonia Group, Inc.
An engineered floor fades, dents, scratches and scuffs more easily than plastic laminate. But unlike laminate, it can be sanded and refinished at least once (up to three times for flooring with a thicker wear layer) to restore the original finish.
The cost of Laminate flooring has declined over the Last 10 years, Baumgartner says.
According to the number of cycles of wear resistance connected to the types of laminates with different layer structures, the most resistant laminate type was the laminate with a barrier and an aluminum oxide overlay (L5) (12,433 cycles).
Laminates can be exceptionally durable, but not always.
C[pounds sterling]Real estate projects are the principal driver of growth for the laminate flooring market which is driven by cost advantages over conventional flooring products made of stone, wood, ceramics, and vinyl,C[yen] remarked CMPi Group Director, Chris Fountain.