FormWood Hotmelt Veneer Sheets
FormWood Hotmelt veneer provides a simple and easy alternative for
applying veneer without the need to use a secondary adhesive. Our
medium viscosity hotmelt has a long open time, good hot tack and good
color and heat stability in the melt.
Hardwood Laminates Product Spec sheet
Features and Benefits
- Hotmelt backed veneer is a superb choice for home craftsmen and professional woodworkers due to its ease of application
- Sheet sizes are 2'x8' and 2'10'
- PSA veneer can be cut and trimmed with ordinary tools, such as scissors or a utility knife
- 100-plus wood species and cuts, including many exotics, are ready for quick shipment
- Tenderized FormWood Hotmelt veneer will bend to a moderate radius
Information is based on a 2'x8' sheet.
- Thickness: .033 plus or minus .005
- Size Availability: 2' x 8', 2' x 10'
- Machine Surface Sand: 150 grit
- Packaging Standard: 20 pieces
- Typical Box Size: 14"x14"x25"
- Weight 2'x8' Sheet: 1.8 lbs
- (Bending Radius) Flexibility: Approximately 1" (varies with species)
- Standard Size: 2'x8'
- Maximum Size: 2'x10'
- Recommended Glue: Self-adhering
- Best to store in a climate controlled environment. (Heated in winter/Air-conditioned in summer.)
- Relative humidity of 35% is best.
- Avoid exposure to sunlight.
- Can be stored at least 12 months in dry and cool (15-25°C/58-76°F) conditions.
Color and Grain Appearance
- Variation can be expected from sheet to sheet and lot to lot.
- Sequence matching available upon request.
General Application Information
- Inspect material for satisfaction of quality and grade prior to lamination.
- All veneer should be acclimated prior to application.
- Ideal temperature for application is 70-80°F.
- Ideal humidity is 35%.
- Surface must be clean, dry and smooth (free of dust, grease, wax) to ensure a good bond.
- Application temperature 180-200°C (356-392°F) in the melt. The
structure of the edge material and working conditions may influence the
bond. Customer trials are recommended.
- Veneer scrapers are recommended for hand application to allow for maximum pressure. "J" rollers are not recommended.
- Adhesive should be allowed to cure for 48 hours prior to finishing.