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Sanding and Finishing

Gluing, Laminating & Veneering

Roll coaters & glue spreaders: What’s the difference?

Roll coaters and adhesive spreaders (also called glue spreaders) are very similar, but there are some unique differences. Typically, adhesive spreaders will be used to bond two materials together and the applied adhesive will not be visible in the final product.  With a roll coater the coating typically will be visible in the final product and will have a certain pattern or look, for example a gloss finish.

Sanding and Finishing

Chemcraft wood coatings empower Würth Baer customers to finish with a flourish

Würth Baer’s continued commitment to excellent customer service – and its use of Chemcraft wood coatings – have been instrumental to its success as one of North America’s leading specialty wholesale distributors to the woodworking industry. So too, is its passion for educating customers about how to master the craft of applying the finest wood coatings to help a business flourish.

Sanding and Finishing

6 tips for sanding veneer

For optimal sanding of veneer products consistently, sanders should be configured with:1. Conveyor with variable feed speed. The ability to adjust feed speed is critical to maintaining consistency when veneer sanding. Controlling the “dwell” time under the sanding platen directly affects the amount of material removed. Single and two-speed drive motors do not have enough adjustment to dial in the correct “dwell” time for each wood species or veneer type. speed of the conveyor should be between 9-12 mpm depending on the veneer type.

Sanding and Finishing

Scratching the surface

When you sand, you are installing a series of scratches on the surface of that material to flatten it out to a point where it looks pleasing to the eye, feels smooth to the touch, and accepts an even coat of finish.

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