Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12877

A group of processes used to impart wood-like appearance to sheets or shaped articles. The substrates may be of plastic, wood, steel, or any other material. Among the processes used are conventional laminating techniques, multiple-coat painting, hot stamping, and introduction of several colors into the melt during molding.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA