Plastic laminate


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Plastic laminate

A laminate consisting of paper, cloth or wood covered with a phenolic resin; used for countertops and cabinets that require a washable finish.
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plastic laminate

Multiple layers of resin-impregnated paper, fused together under heat and pressure to form a hard, durable (often decorative) finished surfacing material.
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