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  • General Gluing Tip

    Sep-09-2013 | Comments: 0 | Posted By: Abbe Raabe

    Keep product containers sealed when not in use to prevent(...) <read more>

  • One-Part Finger Jointing Adhesive Can Play a Big Part in Boosting Productivity

    Sep-05-2013 | Comments: 0 | Posted By: Jaye Schroeder

    You might want to take a minute to read about a new wood adhesive – Advantage FJ-1 – and save time later, in the production of finger jointed products. We’ve just introduced our first one-part PVA cross-linked wood glue that passes ASTM 55792-95 (2012) wet use testing for finger joints. It’s noteworthy, because PVA adhesives that pass this rigorous testing typically are two-part(...) <read more>

  • Effect of Sawing and Drying Practices on Lumber

    Sep-03-2013 | Comments: 1 | Posted By: Karl Forth, CabinetMaker+FDM

    There’s a good summary of sawing and drying practices that was written recently by the Wood Dr., Gene Wengert. He discusses sawing, (...) <read more>

  • MARCOM, The People Behind The Brand

    Aug-28-2013 | Comments: 0 | Posted By: Jessica Burgund

    MARCOM – short for Marketing Communications Department – is a team of seven associates, combining more than 103 years of experience here at Franklin International. The department is unique in that it functions as an in-house agency with a director of marketing communications, a content manager, four graphic artists and one public relations specialist. (...) <read more>

  • Clean-line Cabinet Laminates

    Aug-26-2013 | Comments: 0 | Posted By: Bill Esler, Wood Products Magazine

    The clean lines of European cabinet design seem to be catching on in the U.S. The design style featuring laminate doors with either square or rounded edges, in a rainbow of trendy colors or patterns(...) <read more>

  • Watch Our Chemists at Work, Creating a One-of-a-Kind PSA

    Aug-21-2013 | Comments: 0 | Posted By: Abbe Raabe

    Hit a play button, and watch one of our chemists create precisely the right pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) to meet specific tape or label requirements – from scratch. Our newest video, demonstrates Franklin Adhesives & Polymers unique ability to create (...) <read more>


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