Delamination – Engineered Wood

Delamination – Engineered Wood

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Possible delamination

Eng. Wood Delam 3

Clean glue line bond break-minimal wood shear

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Clean glue line bond break

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Possible delamination

Delamination-2697

Clean glue line bond break-minimal wood shear

Delamination 6333

Delamination

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Clean glue line bond break in areas

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Possible delamination

Eng. Wood Delamination 1

Possible delamination

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Clean glue line bond break in many areas

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What You Need To Know

Delamination is a separation between the plies (layers) of an engineered wood panel. The basic construction of an engineered platform-panel (core) is comprised of an odd or even number of plies to which, a veneer top layer is then bonded. Generally, the platform panel is manufactured using a cross-banded/glued construction of thin wood layers with each plies grain direction alternating at 90 degrees.

Industry Standards

The National Wood Flooring Association states the following on page 9 of the 2018 publication C200, Problems, Causes and Cures:

Delamination/Glue-Line Separation (Engineered Flooring)
DEFINITION: Engineered flooring is manufactured by adhering several layers/plies together. The separation of two layers/plies within a piece of engineered flooring due to the …..

Technical Guidelines

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