By Bill Formella | Updated: 03/27/2013 8:56:00 AM
This week I will be meeting with other industry professionals as part of the 3DL Task Force of the Composite Panel Association, to look at the issues of standards and education for 3D laminating.
By Bill Formella | Updated: 12/05/2012 11:22:00 AM
This week's 3D laminating installment focuses on how to maintain a healthy approach when investigating new product developments.
By Bill Formella | Updated: 10/31/2012 10:31:00 AM
This week I’m taking a break from 3D laminating to cover an exciting development in the world of wood finishing that I had the pleasure of attending.
By Bill Formella | Updated: 10/16/2012 10:07:00 AM
The least complex of the 3D laminating systems, vacuum formers rely solely on atmospheric pressure.
By Bill Formella | Updated: 10/10/2012 10:00:00 AM
When professionals talk about a membrane press they are usually referring to a system that generates positive pressure over the 3D laminate by inflating a membrane with compressed air.
By Bill Formella | Updated: 10/03/2012 12:30:00 PM
Membrane-less presses for 3D laminating of wood components - let's take a look at this type of press.
By Bill Formella | Updated: 09/26/2012 12:55:00 PM
There are four basic types of 3D Laminating systems; each technology has its place. This week we'll look at bladder presses, the oldest and least known of the four.