In this bulletin, the term particleboard is used to describe a range of reconstituted wood board materials (or wood-based composites) marketed specifically for flooring under various trade names.
All such products are produced from debarked logs and wood residues that have been processed to small chips or fibres. Wax-based water repellents and resin are then added and the mix is heated and pressed to form purpose-made flooring sheets.
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Publication date: May 1998 Keywords: clear finish, floor, moisture, particleboard