Laminated refers to a fabrication process used for creating a composite surface in which two or more layers of a material have been bonded together. Typical heat, pressure, welding, adhesives, or a combination is used to bond the layers of the laminate together.
Generally, a laminated material gains strength, stability, resiliency or decorative characteristics. Some of the major techniques for lamination are hot-roll lamination, extrusion lamination, flame lamination, and adhesive lamination.
- Ashter, Syed Ali. Thermoforming of Single and Multilayer Laminates. 2014
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