Laminate slab doors introduced in nine feature colours

Popular straight lines and a smooth, simple look are said to be easy to achieve with the Elias Woodwork line of Laminate one-piece slab style doors. The company’s machinery is also said to ensure a virtually invisible transition from the edge-band to the face of the door. There are nine colours reflecting current design trends […]

Metallic edgebanding

DC Distributing stocks a wide variety of colors and sizes in PVC edgebanding and wood veneers. Among the products offered is MKT Alpha-Tape edgebanding, which is ABS covered with metal foil to give the real metal look of aluminum or stainless steel. The tape is stocked in master rolls of 0.5 mm, along with 7/8-in. […]

Veneer finger joint cutting and joining machine

The ZIZU veneer finger joint cutting and joining machine from Kuper provides the possibility of using lengthened veneers. The different models of the machine allow production of veneer edgebanding material in rolls, profile-wrapping veneers even for extremely difficult profile radiuses and forms, fixed veneer lengths for wall or ceiling panels, and fixed lengths in rolls […]

Fast wood floor manufacturing

Doucet Machineries’ new EzyPac 200 fully automated floor nesting station can easily handle the most labour-intensive tasks in wood floor manufacturing, the company says. It picks and places approximately 25 boards per minute. Each station handles one grade of wood. Up to nine rows can be formed simultaneously. EzyPac 200 features include a three-axis linear […]

Vertical and horizontal

Crossville has introduced its Collection Line of porcelain panel product under the company’s Laminam by Crossville distributorship. The vertical applications for this product include doors and cabinet facings. The horizontal applications include countertops. The Collection Line is suited for residential and commercial installations, and includes 18 colour options that range from bright tones and earthen […]

It’s natural … looking

3M Architectural Markets has partnered with San Francisco-based designer Primo Orpilla of O+A to create dynamic and interactive products, including DI-NOC architectural finishes, which offer the striking look of natural materials in lightweight and affordable designs. These designs are grouped into six collections, including silk, metallic and nuno, which is inspired by Japanese fabric textures. […]

Hardwood alternative

The new 0.6-millimetre Xcora Strand bamboo veneer matches Teragren’s existing Xcora Strand flooring and panels, and is ideal for custom cabinetry, furniture construction, interior paneling, countertops, tabletops and other interior applications where hardwood might traditionally be considered. According to Teragren, their Xcora products are 160 percent harder than oak, 1.5 times more stable than maple, […]

Impregnated laminate

The Patterns collection of high-pressure laminate from Lamitech has been carefully selected to highlight special areas of furnishings and can be combined with the company’s Woodgrains, Solids and Metallics designs. Lamitech says it applies state-of-the-art technology during all manufacturing stages: in-house phenolic and melamine resins production, kraft and decorative papers impregnation, and flat pressing, trimming […]