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Franklin Adhesives & Polymers Adds Laminating 50 to Its Extensive Line of Wood Adhesives for Lamination Applications.

New Laminating 50 is a vinyl acetate copolymer adhesive designed to bond HPL to particleboard and fiberboard. It’s a versatile wood adhesive with high green and tensile strength that also can be applied via varied methods including  continuous heated-panel laminating systems, pinch roll and dead stack or limited lay-up time cold-press operations.

 

 

New FastStick Formulations from Franklin Adhesives & Polymers

Franklin Adhesives & Polymers is pleased to launch a new line of contact cement adhesives under our new FastStick brand name. With a total of three new FastStick products, there are now more options for the lamination of High Performance Laminate (HPL) and other decorative overlays to particle board and/or MDF core materials used to fabricate store fixtures, millwork, cabinets, work surfaces, decorative panels and related products.

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Franklin Adhesives & Polymers Innovates a New Adhesive Specifically for Laminating Fire-Rated and Borated Boards
Franklin Adhesives & Polymers’ new Laminating 460 is a lamination adhesive developed exclusively to minimize reaction to borates in fire-rated particleboard and fiberboard, eliminating quick gelling of adhesive upon application to extend working time and ensure successful bonding.

 
        

Franklin Adhesives & Polymers Introduces High-Performing EPI System for SIPS Production
Franklin Adhesives & Polymers’ new Advantage EP-980 is approved by the ICC-ES in evaluation report ESR-3845 and meets the requirements of Norma CH2148, the standard for residential use in Chile. It is easy to use, cures quickly, works well across a wide temperature range during and after production and offers excellent heat, water and solvent resistance.

 

        

Leading Manufacturer of Wood Adhesives Puts Its Experience to Work Developing Top-Performing EPI Adhesive for Structural Glued Lumber

Franklin Adhesives & Polymers’ new Advantage EP-950A is exceptionally resistant to water and heat and recently passed ASTM E119 wall burn testing, on top of ASTM D2559-12a testing. It is an easy-to-use, environmentally safe acrylic-based EPI that develops low foam during curing and can be used on finger jointers, cold or hot presses.

 

              

Company Advances PSA Technology With Two Next-Generation Products for Removable, Permanent Applications

Franklin Adhesives & Polymers took two core PSAs back to the lab and emerged with high-performance versions, renamed Covinax 424-39, for permanent applications, and Covinax 265-05, for semi-removable use.

                 

Company's Highest-Performing Water-Based PSA Earns Coveted BS 5609 Certification for Marine Use

Franklin Adhesives & Polymers’ Covinax 383-19, developed for use in extreme environmental conditions, shows how tough it is during underwater testing for Section 2 of the Standard BS 5609: 1986, “Printed Pressure-Sensitive, Adhesive Coated Labels for Marine Use.”


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