Definitions for "High Pressure Laminate"
High pressure laminate is constructed of special phenolic resins and papers to form a hard, scratch, stain, and dent resistant surface laminate. An HPL is used where a surface must withstand rough commercial type use yet retain its original appearance.
decorative papers that are laminated over Kraft papers impregnated with phenolic resins.
a thermoset paper/plastic composite, where decorative papers impregnated with melamine are consolidated over phenolic-impregnated kraft papers at high temperature and pressure to form a homogeneous laminate