low-pressure laminate

low-pressure laminate

[′lō ¦presh·ər ′lam·ə·nət]
(materials)
A plastic laminate molded and cured at pressures in general of 400 pounds per square inch (approximately 27 atmospheres or 2.8 × 106 pascals).

low-pressure laminate

A laminate molded and cured in the range of pressures from 400 lb per sq in. (28 kg per sq m) down to and including the pressure obtained by the mere contact of the plies.
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Unlike other door systems, low-pressure laminate wood flush doors arrive at the jobsite ready to hang.
Panolam Industries, which is owned by Genstar Capital, is the largest low-pressure laminate manufacturer in the US and Canada and will have common management with Pioneer in the Genstar group.
Match status is provided for nine high-pressure and 33 low-pressure laminate brands, and indicates stock for 12 size designations.
Taking a closer look at decorative laminates, high-pressure laminates lead the way with 44%, followed by low-pressure laminate, 34%; vinyl, 20%; heat transfer foil, 10%; and low-basis weight paper, 9%.
Many of BEVIS' products are made with low-pressure laminate wrapped particleboard that can incorporate metal and upholstered panel components.
Decolam/DHP says it has combined state-of-the-art UV curing with sensitive laminating technology to produce a realistic looking low-pressure laminate.
Unlike traditional postforming which almost exclusively utilizes high pressure laminate, the Homag allows for the postforming of low-pressure laminate as well as melamine, HPL, polyester and veneers, he added.
Increases in the number of new homes built through 2020 will provide opportunities, since many of these new homes will include stock cabinets, which are often made using saturated paper and other low-pressure laminates on an engineered wood substrate," notes analyst Pamela Safarek.
Demand for low-pressure laminates, which account for 80% of the market, is projected to grow 4.
Although the most rapid growth will be in high-pressure laminates, sales of low-pressure laminates are also expected to grow 4.
Demand will be driven by increased use of saturated papers in the high-growth flooring market and continued adoption of low-pressure laminates as low-cost decorative surfacing products for furniture, cabinets and store fixtures.
The company says that the tools are giving excellent results in high-wear applications, such as high- and low-pressure laminates and MDF, plywood and other man-made materials.

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