Adhesives

Data Sheet

Overview

 

At TimberLab Solutions we offer either melamine (MUF) for interior applications or Resorcinol glue for exterior applications; both having a proven history.

Selection of the most appropriate glue is governed by the final exposure of the glulam beam – See chart below:

Service Class Description Timber e.m.c Temperature Adhesive
Type Example
1 Interior < 12% < 50 º C II Melamine-urea
Resorcinol
Phenol-resorcinol
Polyphenolic (tannins)
2 Exterior / Protected < 18% Untreated timber < 50 º C II
< 20% multi-salts treated softwoods Any I Resorcinol
Phenol-resorcinol
Polyphenolic (tannins)
3 Exterior Any Any I