Sustainable High Pressure Decorative Laminate
Provides an overview of the performance characteristics, fabrication techniques, and manufacturing processes of High Pressure Decorative Laminate (HPDL) which make it a sustainable decorative surfacing solution for commercial and residential applications.
Appropriate Architectural Uses of TFL vs. HPL
This course defines TFL panel and HPL products and how they are made. It explains the performance differences between TFL and HPL and the implications of those variations. The course provides guidance on appropriate uses of each product. Lastly, the course discusses the importance of the quality of match between HPL, TFL and edgebanding.
Appropriate Architectural Uses of Compact Laminate
Advanced manufacturing technology has birthed a new era of engineered surfaces. No longer your grandmother’s laminate, Compact Laminate —a high pressure solid composite laminate— breaks the mold with superior impact, fire-rated, chemical and stain resistant characteristics. In this course, we will explore innovative ways to utilize the enhanced performance capabilities of Compact Laminate in various architectural applications such as healthcare, food service, locker rooms and other public spaces.
AIA Course Number: WASPC2018 Learning Units: 1.0 LU/HSW
IDCEC Course Number: 107294 Learning Units: 1.0 (HSW)