Digital printer creates innovative haptics

The J-Print SP series from Cefla Finishing is said to meet growing market demand for tactile effects or “haptics.” Units include an advanced series of single-pass modules equipped with industrial print heads that can deliver UV-curable inks designed for integration into either fully digital or hybrid single-pass printing environments. The modular print bars can be […]

Clear polyurethane topcoat provides good build, levelling

The Sirca 6OPU77S15G topcoat from Katilac Coatings is a general purpose clear polyurethane that is characterized by a good build and levelling. Specifications include: 47 percent weight solids and 44 percent volume solids; 20 in. viscosity Zahn 4 at 20oC; 12 hours to stack; 10, 30, 40, 50 and 80 degree sheens; 50 percent catalyzation […]

Acid cured, clear post-catalyzed interiors topcoat

Canfast light is an acid cured, clear post-catalyzed topcoat from Canlak recommended for a wide variety of interior woodwork. The product has non-yellowing properties, excellent clarity and dries quickly, the company says. The series can be used over any of its vinyl or post-catalyzed sealers. The topcoat can also be used as a self-seal system […]

Outdoor wood finish

Cabot Woodcare has announced a finish, Cabot Gold, that will be available at home improvement retailers beginning this spring. Suitable for decks and outdoor furniture, Cabot Gold mimics the appearance of interior hardwood floors outdoors for a luxurious look through two coats. The first coat penetrates, while the second coat adds dimension as it seals, […]

Suction clamping system

The VAC SYS vacuum-based suction clamping system from Festool is said to provide an effective and ergonomic work platform for a broad range of projects. The system is also said to effectively clamp material or a workpiece for effortless machining and finishing while protecting delicate surfaces from clamp damage. Each clamping module is equipped with […]

Slab the door

WalzCraft has introduced their new Contemporary High Pressure Laminate (HPL) Doors and Drawer Fronts. They feature a slab-style design. The doors and drawer fronts are edgebanded and available in various colours, textures and patterns. Hinge boring, wood finger pulls and continuous grain patterns are optional. Additional customization available includes a choice of edgeband sequence and […]

Raising the edge profile

Turkey’s Tece Dekor recently launched its new 2in1, a special two-tone PMMA edgebanding. The company says the product gives all furniture, from residential to restaurant to office pieces, a realistic depth effect. The 23-millimetre strips combine brushed aluminum with a six-millimetre, high-gloss colour line. A one-millimetre thick layer of translucent PMMA material on top of the […]

Let the light shine through

WalzCraft has added several new Mullion Lite Pattern options to its Mullion Accent Doors. The new additions expand the selection to more than 65 designs. They are all available in numerous profiles, wood species and finish combinations. The company will also manufacture customized Lite Patterns. You can modify an existing WalzCraft pattern or design one […]

New signatures to the line

WalzCraft has added more than 70 new cabinet door and drawer-front designs to its Signature Series. In all, there are now over 300 Signature Series designs. They range from traditional to contemporary. Doors and drawer fronts are available in over 100 wood species, and in over 50 stain or paint finishes. www.walzcraft.com  

I prefer glazed

There’s a new glaze from Elias Woodwork. Its Ceruse Glaze accentuates wood grain, especially in quarter- and rift-cut oak, the company says. Ceruse creates a unique look that blends modern grey colours with a rustic touch of vanilla glaze in wood pores and grain. Doors are shown in red oak, quarter cut, select, natural stone stain, and […]