includes Czech energy trader Carbounion Bohemia Spol SRO, E-Invest Group AS and Sokolovska Uhelna AS.
A thin line of PUR can provide a strong, durable and long-lasting bond between particleboard panels and edgebanding.
While the open wheel pots were sufficient to process the previously used ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) adhesive, Velthouse says the company soon determined it would need a closed adhesive dispensing system in order to fully optimize the PUR application system.
Moreover, the cost/performance balance of the new polyols is expected to open new opportunities for PUR
Edgebanders capable of applying polyurethane (PUR) hotmelts are making an appearance in this country, and the industry is experiencing the challenges of working with this relatively new type of hotmelt glue.
WOOD & WOOD PRODUCTS interviewed several representatives of edgebanding machinery manufacturers, as well as edgebanding material manufacturers, to obtain tips for using PUR hotmelts in edging applications.
Akcros is working on applications for ZnP and OBPA-based biocides in PUR foams, polyolefins, and PS consumer products.
Tebuconazole is the active ingredient in Preventol A8, which is said to be thermally stable to over 450 F and will be geared to flexible PVC and flexible PUR foams.
My product is shipped and used in all sorts of climates, and I know I can rely on the PUR to hold up."
Busener says he also knew that the same chemical properties that made PUR his choice for strength and performance, also posed challenges during material processing and application.
Wood & Wood Products asked two industry experts to give us their view on the strengths and weaknesses of PUR hotmelts and their uses.
Q How do PUR hotmelts differ from other hotmelts used in the woodworking industry?