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>

  • Skateboarding Our Way Beyond Wood Components: Five Creative Industrial Applications for Wood Glue

    Jun-24-2014 | Comments: 2 | Posted In: | Posted By: Jaye Schroeder

    Millwork, cabinetry and wood furniture might account for the bulk of our wood glue business. But you’d be surprised at some of the other manufacturers that use our glue to create their products. Here’s a look at five of some of the more interesting products we hold together.(...) <read more>

  • Wood Adhesive Gluing Tip

    Nov-30-2012 | Comments: 1 | Posted In: | Posted By: Abbe Raabe

    Having trouble getting substrates to stick when edge- or face-gluing hardwoods or softwoods? Try this simple test:(...) <read more>