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Laminate edge banding at KML

You might say we're ahead of the curve when it comes to laminate edge banding. Why? We offer a range of edge banding options for curved surfaces and straight edges alike, giving a finished touch to any number of unique laminate shapes. This is just one more way that KML can unlock possibilities for designers and add value to projects.

Curved panel showing textured edge banding detail

Edge banding for wood workers involves any number of rudimentary techniques to add a decorative edge to plywood. We offer high-tech laminate edge banding for designers. That means more options and unbeatable peformance. Too often the conversation about edge banding ends at color matching. We offer spot-on color matching, but that's just the start. At KML, we believe in producing a finished product that isn’t limited by the constraints of 90-degree angles. That’s why we do much of our edge banding with a SNX nVision Contour Edgebander. It provides unmatched edge banding performance for shaped pieces. Not only do we produce some of the most innovative textured TFL in North America, but we can also cut and band our laminate to size and shape.

Contoured edge banding capabilities

3mm PVC edge banding and beyond – With the SNX nVision Contour Edgebander we can edge band contoured laminate to the following specs:

  • 1mm to 3mm PVC or ABS edge banding for circles, peninsulas, and virtually any other shape imaginable.
  • With 1mm Edging we can provide 1.5 inside radius edging, and down to 1/8 inch exterior radius.
  • 3mm standards are 2 inch inside, and 1.5 inch outside radius.
  • Parts can be banded and trimmed from ½ inch to 1 ½ thickness.

Common applications

We offer laminate edge banding for TFL and HPL laminate panels that meets the exacting standards of the furniture industry, including many applications that feature curved panels like: 

  • Laminate countertop edging
  • Banding for tabletops
  • Edge banding for desks

Laminate edge banding for standard TFL and HPL panels

With our our Brandt Edgebander, we can handle laminate edge banding for straight-edged TFL panels and HPL as well. Our capabilities include:

  • Banding for straight edges from ½ mm to 3mm band thickness, and from 3/8” to 1 ½” board thickness.
  • Parts up to 12 feet in length and 5 feet in width
  • Can band as many sides as you want
  • Self-Edge, PVC & ABS edge banding all available.

Common applications

  • Shelving
  • Cabinet Parts (Casework)
  • Table tops

Common Questions

What is edge banding?+

Edge banding, sometimes also called edgebanding, is a process and product used to seal the raw edges of laminate panels to create a seamless, color-matched, and finished look. This involves wrapping the raw edges of the panel with edge banding “tape” using precisely tooled machines and high-tech materials made of ABS or PVC.

What is PVC edge banding?+

PVC (Polyvinyl chloride) is one of the common materials used to create edge banding, the strong, color-matched “tape” that is precisely adhered to the raw edges of a laminate panel to give it a beautiful finished look. PVC is one of the most widely used synthetics on earth and its known for its durability.

What is ABS edge banding?+

ABS edge banding tape is a plastic-like material used in laminate edge banding. It’s known for being durable, user friendly, and extremely fire resistant. It’s also a little easier to recycle than PVC edge banding materials.

Is edge banding durable?+

Made from ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) or PVC (Polyvinyl chloride), modern edge banding for laminate is very durable offering tight, nearly invisible seams. ABS is known for its strength and resistance to abrasion. Widely used in the construction industry in applications ranging from flooring to plumbing, PVC is also known for its durability. Choosing the right edge banding for your laminate project with the help of our expert spec reps should result in beautiful, lasting results. 

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(888) 358-5075

Headquarters
1616 E Saint Paul Ave
Tacoma, WA 98421
(253) 475-7541

KML Stockton
619 Gilliss Ave
Stockton, CA 95203

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