(For beginner) Plywood knowledge& Manufacturing Experience Part 73:HIGH PRESSURE LAMINATES (HPL) MILLS

When its time to give your design a new dimension, laminates offer the flexibility and character you need. As a direct buyer from the major mills you can avoid distributors, and can pass the cost savings onto you.

Many HPL mills can  produce the parts you design for your fixture, display, cabinet, furniture, or other projects. Their CNC saws, machine centers, routers and edge banders will fabricate the parts you need, to your specs, shipped on-time. Installation of hardware, sub-assembly and assembly & packaging is also available.

HPL- High Pressure Laminate – is composed of a resin impregnated kraft paper, a decorative paper and a clear melamine overlay.  These sheets are bonded at high pressures and temperatures.   The sheets are bonded to substrates such as MDF (medium density fiberboard) or particle board.

Uses:  Horizontal and vertical applications.

There are multiple grades of HPL that include chemical resistant, wear resistant for high demand applications, and even fire rated laminates.  You can also add some shine to your next project.  They offer shiny silver, mirror, brushed, and patterned metallic laminates. These products are available as either a solid or perforated product. Metallic laminates are often found in the cosmetics or related areas of mass merchandise, discount and drug stores. It can be applied to hardboard, HDF & MDF.   The metallic laminates can be applied to ¾” MDF to produce unique slatwall for store perimeters, vendor shops and garage and workshop conversions.

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