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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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The particleboard investment will continue to position the Uniboard Sayabec facility as one of North America's preferred particleboard producers while the thermally fused laminate investment further confirms Uniboard's leadership and innovation position in the North American laminate arena.
5 that it will invest more than $53 million at its Val-d'Or particleboard and thermally fused laminate (TFL) facility as part of its plan to increase productivity and upgrade key production areas.
Market volume of particleboard in 2009 decreased by 29% compared with its value of 2008, but since 2010 there has been a recovery in output, which have almost reached the values of 2008.
Company officials expect the sale of SierraPine's particleboard plants in Springfield and Martell, Calif.
In January Arauco completed its purchase of Uniboard's particleboard, MDF and TFM complex in Moncure, NC, from Pfleiderer of Germany.
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.
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.
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.