Laminate: How It’s Made

A home consists of what's under your roof and what's under your feet. Floor coverings have a huge influence on your home and home life. They impact interior beauty, design, comfort, livability and upkeep, thus floor coverings can make, or break, a home. Being familiar with laminate construction helps you understand and evaluate its performance aspects: why certain laminate floors wear better and longer.
  • Multitude of designs, patterns, and textures
  • Four main components bonded together:
    • Melamine plastic backing- stability and moisture from the subfloor
    • Core board for moisture resistance
    • Decorative layer on top of core board
    • Durable wear layer for protection, containing aluminum oxide
      • Layers are combined with high/direct pressure

Manufacturing

  • Step 1: Stacking raw materials in large sheets
  • Step 2: Stacks are pressed
  • Step 3: Pressed sheets left to cool and cure, then stacked to acclimate
  • Step 4: Cut, profile and inspect
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