Franklin Connections Blog

  • New Lamination Adhesive for Fire-Rated and Borated Boards

    Aug-16-2019 | Comments: 0 | Posted In: | Posted By: Jessica Robbins

    Franklin Adhesives & Polymers has simplified production of flame retardant panels with the introduction of a lamination adhesive – Advantage 460 – developed specifically for bonding HPL and wood veneer to fire-rated or borated particleboard and fiberboard.(...) <read more>

  • High-Performing EPI System for SIPS Production

    Aug-16-2019 | Comments: 0 | Posted In: | Posted By: Jessica Robbins

    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.(...) <read more>

  • PSTC Tape Summit 2019

    Aug-16-2019 | Comments: 0 | Posted In: | Posted By: Jessica Robbins

    Franklin is still reeling from the excitement of the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council’s Tape Summit 2019. In May of this year, we attended the PSTC Tape Summit in Baltimore, Maryland. Our team was able to gain much insight on new trends, meet with current and potential customers, as well as network with many industry professionals. We were very excited to present a poster at the poster session for the very first time, showcasing one of the extraordinary projects that we have been working on.(...) <read more>

  • Special Delivery in Slovenia

    Feb-15-2017 | Comments: 5 | Posted In: | Posted By: Jessica Burgund

    More than 40 years since dispatching its first-ever overseas shipment – to Slovenia, then, a republic of Yugoslavia – Franklin International is celebrating another first in the transportation of goods not to, but within, that country: Logos for the company’s two divisions emblazoned across a new van (or, as it’s commonly called in Slovenia, a “kombi”) that delivers adhesives to local customers of distributor KLP d.o.o. in this small, but rugged, country.(...) <read more>

  • 3 Online Woodworking Tools You Won't Want to Miss

    Aug-06-2015 | Comments: 1 | Posted In: | Posted By: Bill Esler, Wood Products Magazine

    Woodworkers increasingly rely on online tools for project design plans, color matching, calculations and inspiration. Since the World Wide Web contains 4.68 billion pages, with 47 million referring to woodworking, you may have missed a few that could prove invaluable. (...) <read more>

  • Five Common Causes for Problems in Wood Lamination

    Jun-29-2015 | Comments: 1 | Posted In: | Posted By: Jaye Schroeder

    Uneven panels. Plant temperature. Glue application, improper stock preparation, press time and/or pressure can compromise the quality of laminated wood products. Here are five things that affect performance in panel-on-frame, veneer/solid core or high-pressure lamination – and what you can do to avoid them.(...) <read more>