Sanding with a random orbital sander or orbital sander (without random pattern) is not complicated, but there are several things to consider to avoid problems, and get the best possible finish.
Panel warp is determined by measuring for cup, bow, or twist. This is done with the panel standing in a vertical position (± 5 degrees).
Atomization is the breaking down of the fluid stream, using pressurized air, into fine droplets which are then projected onto the target surface.
By Marty Schlosser
Tips for maintaining your roll coater or adhesive spreader.
Improving yields and efficiency in the rough mill can add meaningful dollars to the company’s finances. If you are purchasing $1 million dollars of lumber a year, then each 1 percent of yield gain adds $10,000 to the company’s bottom line. Today’s wood product manufacturers are seeing an improving business environment for their products. Housing starts are trending upward and with that the need for hardwood flooring, cabinets, moldings and other wood products have been rising. The price of hardwood lumber has seen an increase as demand has risen.
By John Branch
Franklin Adhesive & Polymers' technical experts show the best way to prepare laminated joints and trouble shoot common laminating problems.