Product Construction

Wilsonart® Adhesives are specifically formulated to offer unparalleled bonding performance for High Pressure Decorative Laminate and other surfacing products. The Wilsonart Adhesive product line includes solvent-based and water-based contact adhesives, PVA-type white glues, wood glues, solvents, cleaners and custom colored matched caulk for Wilsonart® Laminate and Wilsonart® Solid Surface designs.

Our Sustainability Adhesives Journey

Wilsonart Adhesives manufactures products from virgin raw goods including rubber, resins, emulsions, alcohols and solvents, in order to maintain the highest level of performance and quality. All Wilsonart Adhesives’ are free of urea-formaldehyde and Methylene Chloride, which can be found in many competing adhesives.

Many of our products are packaged in returnable/recyclable containers that eliminate dump from our landfills. These include the following:

Wilsonart-981-Reduced-Deflection-Spray  330-gallon steel totes are returned after use to Wilsonart Adhesives where they are cleaned for reuse.  WA-3140-Pinch-Roller-Cold-Hot-Press-PVA-Adhesive  275-gallon caged totes are part of a national recycling reuse program that ensures that the units are collected, cleaned and reused. 
  Wilsonart-130-Low-VOC-Solvent 55-gallon steel drums used for our packaging are recycled/reconditioned drums which can be recycled by our customers.   Wilsonart-730-731-Low-VOC-Canister-Spray-Adhesive The 140 lb and 300 lb spray adhesive canisters are returned after use to Wilsonart Adhesives where they are cleaned for reuse.

USGBC LEED® Credits may be obtained in these areas for LEED 2009 for Commercial Interiors:

IEQ 3.2 Construction Indoor Air Quality Management Plan – Before Occupancy

IEQ 4.1 Low-Emitting Materials – Adhesives and Sealants

Wilsonart Adhesive exceeds the industry’s highest standards for Indoor Air Quality , with UL GREENGUARD Gold Certification for low chemical emissions.  Wilsonart Adhesives contains no added urea-formaldehyde or methylene chloride

IEQ 4.4 Low-Emitting Materials – Composite Wood and Agrifiber Products

Laminate adhesives and substrates that support Wilsonart products must not contain added urea-formaldehyde resins.

IEQ 4.5 Low-Emitting Materials – Systems Furniture and Seating

Wilsonart Adhesive exceeds the industry’s highest standards for Indoor Air Quality, with UL GREENGUARD Gold Certification for low chemical emissions. Wilsonart Adhesives contains no added urea-formaldehyde or methylene chloride.

Industry Certifications/Compliances