Adhesives For Man-made Boards
In contrast to solid wood boards, Man-made Boards are made of wood chips, wood blocks, wood veneers, wood fibers or grass fibers. In the production of man-made boards, adhesives should be used to hold the raw materials together under heat and pressure .
Common types of man-made boards are plywood, OSB, blockboard, chipboard, fibreboard, hardboard, finger joint board, laminated veneer lumber.
What adhesives are used in man-made boards ?
1. Urea Formaldehyde (UF), is thermosetting resin made from urea and formaldehyde. UF glue is Moisture Resistant (MR) grade. UF adhesive is used for all man-made panels.
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