Kitchen Cabinets and Counters

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Couple in a kitchen cooking on counters and cabinets composed of adhesives from H.B. Fuller.
Commonly assembled with medium-density fiberboard (MDF) cores, thermofoil vinyl-faced doors are more stable, have a lower tendency to bow or crack, and cost less than solid wood. There are some challenges with vinyl-faced cabinet doors and wood panel lamination, however. PVC-coated cabinet doors typically do not hold up when exposed to high heat as the vinyl starts to pull away from the MDF core. As a result, manufacturers generally have very strict production specifications that cabinet fabricators and suppliers need to follow when designing, building, selling, and installing thermofoil cabinetry.
H.B. Fuller’s Swift®tak dispersions help solve this problem for cabinet door manufacturers. This solution is a waterborne polyurethane adhesive used for membrane pressing and is ideally suited as a lamination and countertop adhesive in cabinet manufacturing.

HL6369

  • Low temperature flexibility
  • Good platicizer resistance
  • Long open time
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HL6369
Used for bonding foam and fabric for furniture
Hot Melt | Hot Melt

HL6612

  • Quick strength for fast production
  • Cold temperature flexibility
  • Good impact resistance
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HL6612
Used for cabinet assembly
Hot Melt | Hot Melt

HL7200

  • Heat stable for ease of use and performance consistency
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HL7200
Used for furniture upholstery
Hot Melt | Hot Melt

Rakoll®2352M

  • One component pre-catalyzed crosslinking adhesive with high water resistance Type II
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Rakoll®2352M
Used for cabinet and furniture assembly
Water-based | Water-based

swift®hardener 9759

  • Improves heat resistance of swift®tak 4431 when at 5
  • 5% by weight
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swift®hardener 9759
Used for membrane press 3d cabinate doors, mdf, pvc foil
2 Component PU | Reactive Chemistry

swift®tak 4431

  • High heat resistance
  • Excellent for thick foils
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swift®tak 4431
Used for membrane press 3d cabinate doors, mdf, pvc foil
PU Dispersion | Water-based

swift®therm 3H119

  • Use for cove-stick and counter top build-ups
  • High heat resistance guards against movement
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swift®therm 3H119
Used for countertop builds
Hot Melt | Hot Melt

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