parallel laminate

parallel laminate

[′par·ə‚lel ′lam·ə·nət]
(materials)
A laminate in which all the layers of material are set approximately parallel with respect to a particular characteristic, such as the grain or the direction of tension.
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A literature search found that work on non wood composites had found a similar effect of cross orienting versus parallel laminates.
The decrease in rate of strength loss for the parallel laminates versus the single veneers is considered to be because of the inherent random cross orientation of grain angles between contiguous veneers due to the variation in grain angle within veneer sheets (Table 2) (Fig.
167 -inch-thich Douglas-fir 2-ply parallel laminates, with PF mixed glue, as a percent maximum strength.
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