low-pressure overlay

low-pressure overlay

A thermosetting resin-impregnated, wear-resistant paper, often with a decorative wood-grain print which has been applied, under pressure, at a high temperature to plywood, fiberboard, particleboard, etc., usually at a pressure of 150 to 250 lb per sq in. (7.5 to 10.5 kg per sq m).
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As the Ripplebed was one of the main pressure-relieving supports used in the hospital, unlimited numbers were available but in order to reduce bias the nurses were not told which of the current supports were being randomized and at least one low-pressure overlay was always included (Figure 1).
Laminates made from low-pressure overlays, including low-basis weight papers, saturated papers, decorative foils and vinyl films, are forecast to comprise 81% of decorative laminate sales volume in 2011.
Laminates made from low-pressure overlays are expected to comprise 80 percent of decorative laminate sales volume in 2009 despite below-average growth, while high-pressure laminates are expected to continue to post above-average growth through 2009.
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