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or particle board  (pär′tĭ-kəl-bôrd′)
A structural material made of wood fragments, such as chips or shavings, that are mechanically pressed into sheet form and bonded together with resin.
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1) Mechanical and physical properties of remanufactured board decreased more with original particleboard having larger density.
White Lightning's heavy-duty subfloor adhesives, the WL6000 and WL6500 also meet FHA and HUD housing requirements and are ideal for use on subfloors, wet and frozen lumber, tongue and groove flooring, decks, ramps, perches, steps, stairs, drywall, wood, cementitious board, plywood, particleboard, vinyl and aluminum.
We regret that this decision is necessary, but the market conditions we're facing simply prevent the particleboard operation from performing on a financially viable basis," says Columbia president Brad Thompson in a release.
Finnish engineering and technology group Metso Corporation said on Thursday (30 August) that its subsidiary Metso Panelboard will deliver the equipment for a particleboard production line to Ugra-plit PLC in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.
Nu Green particleboard is certified as an Environmentally Preferable Product (EPP) by the Composite Panel Association (CPA).
But work is under way at Oregon State University to commercialize the patented formaldehyde-free wood adhesive for production of particleboard, medium-density fiberboard, exterior-grade oriented strandboard, and plywood.
Subtract the thickness of the particleboard or plywood backing plus 1/4 inch, then rip the material for the top, bottom, and sides to that size.
For The Home Depot, the panels are fashioned into ShelfBord as an alternative to MDF and particleboard shelving; the product is available in a painted (all edges) laminate finish or unfinished.
A 3-inch-square coating emitted far more formaldehyde--between 50 and 800 micrograms--than did an equal area of particleboard or veneer-covered plywood, the Battelle scientists report in the Jan.
Today, however, the levels of formaldehyde found in the resin used in particleboard have been drastically reduced -- by almost 80 percent.
It is expected to satisfy about two per cent of North America's demand for particleboard, supplying companies such as Sauder Woodworking of Ohio, the largest ready-to-assemble furniture plant in North America, and VT Industries of Iowa, the largest manufacturer of kitchen counters in North America.
The elements of what the Putnams turn into particleboard come from the mill.