Single- and multilayer solid wood boards for the furniture and flooring industry have to ensure consistent and superior quality. Jowat supplies powerful adhesives for all the different manufacturing processes and requirements for the end product.
PVAc adhesives based on polyvinyl acetate are used widely in the production of single- and multilayer solid wood boards. These adhesives meet the requirements of the durability class D2 and are suitable for indoor use with occasional short-term exposure to running or condensed water. Solid wood boards for environments with higher humidity and for exterior applications with no direct exposure to weathering are bonded with reactive dispersions which meet the requirements for the durability class D3. The Jowat portfolio includes a wide range of different low-formaldehyde dispersions as well as EPI and one-component (1K) PUR adhesives which have been tried and proven for many years in this application, and provides the suitable adhesive for all the different manufacturing processes and requirements for the end product.
D2 dispersions used in the manufacture of solid wood boards for interior use have a short setting time. Certain wood species tend to discolouration when bonded with acidic adhesives. This can be prevented with pH neutral D2 and D3 dispersions. In addition, the wear and tear of the production equipment is reduced to a minimum due to the low corrosiveness of these dispersions. Jowat supplies D3 glues with a wide range of viscosities and therefore provides a solution for different surface properties as well as for every established application method, for instance by roller, nozzle, or doctor blade.
Adhesives for the manufacture of solid wood boards for products which are exposed to heavy weathering, such as outdoor furniture or cladding, have to be characterised by an increased resistance to moisture and heat. The products of choice for these applications are powerful EPI or 1K PUR adhesives from Jowat.
The products listed only represent a limited selection of the available product portfolio. Product availability might differ by region. The technical data, characteristics and field of application provided in the table outline the differences between the individual adhesives of the product portfolio. Our Application Technology Department and our Sales Representatives are on hand to provide advice and support you finding the best adhesive for your particular application.
Note: The information on this page is based on test results from our laboratories as well as on experience gained in the field, and does in no way constitute any guarantee of properties. Due to the wide range of different applications, substrates, and processing methods beyond our control, no liability may be derived from these indications nor from the information provided by our free technical advisory service. Customer trials under everyday conditions, testing for suitability at normal processing conditions, and appropriate fit-for-purpose testing are absolutely necessary. For the specifications as well as further information, please refer to the latest technical data sheets.
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