Gluing, Laminating and Veneering

Wood Machinery & Supplies

Enhanced over stack panel feeder

Black Bros. has engineered several improvements to its Over Stack Panel Feeder, which robotically pushes substrates off an autoindexing scissor lift and into production equipment. Enhancements include: increased pushing force and running speed, up to 300 lbs. and 100+ fpm; increased range of board thicknesses, now capable of feeding board of 1/8” up to 4”; and improved air cylinder, carriage movement, and operator ergonomics.

Wood Machinery & Supplies

Antimicrobial prefinished plywood panels

Timber Products says its RhinoCoat antimicrobial prefinished plywood panels are specifically formulated to mitigate the growth of certain microorganisms. RhinoCoat can be applied to any of the company's veneer options, such as maple, birch, oak, walnut, and more, with several core options to choose from.

Wood Machinery & Supplies

Nature-inspired design collection

Alvic USA's new Vivid Reality design collection features 15 eye-catching colors and patterns inspired by the outdoors and divided into two "stories." New Warmth showcases solid colors in yellow (Camel), terracotta (Cotto), and red tones (Tortora and Almagra). In Living Color includes three colors, balanced green (Verde Salvia), navy blue (Azul Marino), and blue-green (Agua Marina), as well as woodgrains and stone abstracts. Alvic’s Vivid Reality colors are available in select door styles with panels and edgebanding also in stock.

Wood Machinery & Supplies

Non-filled EVA hotmelt glue

SNX has introduced a high-performance non-filled EVA hotmelt glue for straight-line and contour edgebanders. The non-filled XE195-220c clear glue will give a user much better adhesion with an invisible glue line. With no clay fill to burn, the gue can have an operating temperature of up to 220 degrees Celsius. The glue is available in a 2 lb. sample size, 5-gallon pail, 44 lb. bag and by the pallet.

Wood Machinery & Supplies

HDF panels

Arauco says its Fibrex HDF is a high-quality thin MDF panel that goes beyond industrial applications. Upgrades include solid color paint and direct print woodgrains, beadboard, pegboard, chalkboard and markerboard. The value adds are combined with cut-to-size capabilities, with options for drawers, doors, gaming, or fixtures virtually unlimited.

Wood Machinery & Supplies

Decorative panel collection

Olon says the new Purdeco Essentials Collection is a modern take on the painted kitchen, and is ideal for multi-family, condos and retail programs. A value-added surface material, Essential has a smooth satin-like finish, with custom colors available. Product offerings include: 5/8-inch and 3/4-inch laminated panels for flat doors and case goods; 6mm laminated panels for 5-piece door construction; wrapped 5-piece door mouldings for door construction; and wrapped accessory mouldings.

Wood Machinery & Supplies

Composite panels

Arauco says its composite panels are stronger, lighter and smoother than ever. It serves the furniture and casework industries with responsibly sourced and manufactured panels, making Arauco the ideal choice in a climate-conscious world, the company adds. Arauco continues to invest in clean manufacturing and value-add products.

Wood Machinery & Supplies

Lamination adhesive line

Franklin Adhesives & Polymers' lamination adhesive line is expanding with new products launching in 2023. Joining Franklin's Laminating 460 adhesive developed for fire-rated panels are lamination and contact adhesives to laminate a wide variety of materials.

Wood Machinery & Supplies

Wood grain polymer sheet

The King Starboard WG from King Plastic Corp. is an all-weather wood grain polymer sheet that has a wood grain finish on both sides. Sheets are available in 5 colors, including Mocha Brown, Nutmeg, Indigo, Charcoal Gray, and Slate Gray. Sheet size is 48" x 96" and gages are 1/2" and ¾". The company says the polymer sheets are environmentally stabilized to withstand harsh outdoor conditions.