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According to the Top 100 products of 1991, readers are interested in guides for product selection, application and trouble-shooting. Of the entries whose single editorial or advertorial mention generated the highest inquires, product literature accounted for 25 percent. Adhesives literature made up nearly 10 percent of 1991's hottest products.

The following is a list of available literature on adhesives. For more information, circle the corresponding number on the Reader's Service Card. Another source of information on adhesive is WOOD & WOOD PRODUCTS Red Book Buyer's Guide.



The company's brochure describes the variety a hotmelts available for edgebanding, foil and veneer wrapping applications. Model 2022 has an EVA base and is available in natural, white, brown or black. The company recommends it highly for edgebanding use with solid wood, veneer, melamine, polyester and high pressure laminate. Canplast Circle #200 on Reader Card


According to the literature, EP21 epoxy adhesive can be used for restoring deteriorated wood, the company says. The product is a two component formulation which is prepared for use by mixing them with a non-critical 1:1 ratio. Cure is then effected at ambient temperatures in a matter or hours, producing a hard epoxy polymer integrately bounded to, and inseparable from, the wood base, the company says. MASTER BOND Circle #201 on Reader Card


The Dorus brochure covers a range of EVA hotmelt adhesives, in granular or cartridge form, for automatic edgebanders. It also gives recommendations for all types of edging applications including high heat resistance, solid wood, oily veneer, thick PVC and high pressure laminates. General processing information is also included. Woodtape Circle #202 on Reader Card


The Camie 365 is a high temperature, high strenght contact type adhesive designed for use with decorative plastic laminates or other woodworking needs. It is white and has a lace or web-type pattern for low soak-in so that more adhesive remains at the surface where it is needed, the company says. The product meets MMM-130A edge lift requirements for plastic laminate work. Camie-Campbell Circle #203 on Reader Card


The company offers a product bulletin on its Isoset adhesives. The water-based thermosetting, formaldehyde-free adhesives provide high strengh, curing at a wide range of temperatures, neutral color, water cleanup and environmental advantages, the company says. Isoset adhesives are reportedly resistant to moisture and solvents and can be used to bond wood to wood, plastic, metal. Ashland Chemical Circle #204 on Reader Card


The data sheet describes the benefits of E-Z Bond, a hotmelt glue in a cartridge or granulate form. It is available in natural, brown, white or black and is reportedly ideal for any edgebanding application. E-Z Products Circle #205 on Reader Card


Eastobond hotmelt adhesives can be used in a wide range of applications and are formulated from polymers, resins and other components to provide an optimum balance of properties to meet end use requirements. Eastman Adhesive/Eastman Chemicals Circle #206 on Reader Card


The company offers a variety of UF and MF resins for use in hot and cold press applications. Model BTLM-836 comes 100% solid and has a working life from four to 24 hours. It is reportedly ideal for gluing, plastic laminates, paper to wood and films and paper overlays. BTL Specialty Resins Circle #207 on Reader Card


The handy pocket "A Trouble Shooting Guide to Wood Gluing," covers common defects, possible causes and recommendations for various gluing operations. These include: cold clamp-edge and face gluing, cold press laminating, hot press laminating, RF curing and assembly gluing. Franklin International Circle #208 on Reader Card


The company offers technical data on two new contact adhesives. CON-BOND 3498 is a non-flammable, 25% solids solvent contact adhesives that reportedly has good heat resistance. VOC exemptions and fast dry times. CON-BOND 330 is a water-based contact cement for use on automatic postforming lines. It is nontoxic, has high initial strength and a long ope tack time, the company says. Columbia Cement Co. Circle #209 on Reader Card


The brochure features 12 neoprene based contact adhesives including premium grade, standard grade and water base. Included is a chart which tells if the adhesive is brushable or sprayable, flammable or non-flammable and shows what colors and size-ranges are available. Information on assembly glue is also included. Formica Corp. Circle #210 on Reader Card


The Epoxy Fairing Gel has a tensile strength of over 1,000 lbs per square inch and a density of 0.65. The gel contains a proprietary adhesion-enhancing additive which forms a chemical bond with mineral surfaces. Smith & Co. Circle #211 on Reader Card


The company's gluing guide lists a variety of the company's adhesives and applications for which they can be utilized. Adhesives and applications for cold press, hot press and high frequency gluing are listed in this brochure, along with other information on gluing procedures. National Casein Co. Circle #212 on Reader Card


The brochure describes the new DuroLok Plus series of cross-linking emulsion adhesives for the lumber and milwork industries. The adhesives are designed to meet the performance requirements of ASTM D 3110 Wet Use for edge glued and fingerjointed lumber and do not call for any changes in the user's production cycles or equipment. At room temperature, over 90% of the crosslinking occurs in approximately 48 hours, the company says. Full cure takes place in five days. National Starch and Chemical Cirle #213 on Reader Card


Permafuse makes permanent repairs with the strength of epoxy and malleability of fiberglass. The bond is reportedly 20 times stronger than the wood itself, the company says. It can be injected into loose joints without disassembling the piece, molded, tinted, drilled and sanded. Non-shrinking and never brittle, Permafuse fills cracks with the addition of a powdered filler, the company says. Amity Circle #214 on Reader Card





The Wood & Furniture Assembly Solutions brochure lists the properties and benefits of the company's hot melt adhesives. Applications include: securing drawer bottoms, corner blocks, cabinet assembly, V-grooving, decorative drawer pulls, plywood patching and spot bonding. Dexter Hysol Circle #215 on Reader Card


Jowatherm Reaktant 200,000 is a moisture curing polyurethane hotmelt. It is used for assembly applications in the furniture, metal and plastic industries. The hotmelt reportedly has a long open time with good initial adhesion before complete curing is achieved and excellent resistance to heat and solvents. Jowat Circle #216 on Reader Card


The company manufactures a complete line of products for the woodworking industry. Included in the line are: Assemble Stik, a series of glues for assembly work; Plastic, a series of glued used in laminating HPL to various core stocks; and X-Stik, a series of crosslinking products that will produce fully waterproof Type I bonds. Adhesives Products Circle #217 on Reader Card


The company offers many adhesives to fit a variety of woodworking needs including water-based glues, solvent cements, hotmelts and thermosets. The company's brochure features a comparison chart for film laminating and a troubleshooting guide for water-based laminating. H. B. Fuller Circle #218 on Reader Card


A 12-page booklet describing UCAR phenoxy resins is available from the company. The phenoxy resins are available in three molecular weight grades, designated UCAR, PKHH, and PKHJ, and are described as tough thermoplastics especially suited for coatings. Characteristics discussed include adhesion and resistance to: impact, abrasion, water, saltspray, chemicals, stain and overbake. Union Carbide Chemicals and Plastics Co. Circle #219 on Reader Card


According to the company, Scotch brand pressure-sensitive laminating adhesive offers a high performance bond to a variety of surfaces, excellent holding and resistance to lifting and easy application without solvent odors or messy cleanup. The three-ring formatted data-sheets suggests using #200MP "Hi-Performance" for lamination of wood veneers and plastics laminates to cabinetry and furniture. 3M/Identification & Converters Systems Div. Circle #220 on Reader Card
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Date:Jan 1, 1992
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