Patex supplies the wood composite products industry with an extensive line of wood adhesives including plywood & hardwood plywood adhesives; hardboard resins; and particleboard & medium density fiberboard resins.

Patex only manufactures high-quality products that have been developed to offer the greatest utility for our customers' individual applications.


1.1 Particleboard and MDF Resins

Liquid urea-formaldehyde resins are available for the manufacture of interior-grade particleboard and MDF. Liquid melamine-urea-formaldehyde resins are also available for moisture-resistant applications.

1.1.1 Particleboard and MDF Resins

Liquid urea-formaldehyde resins are available for the production of interior grade particleboard and MDF. Liquid melamine-urea-formaldehyde products are also available for the manufacture of moisture-resistant particleboard and MDF.

The following list of products is only representative of the products we offer. We specialize in custom-formulating resins for your specific needs andmill conditions.

Product Name  Product Description
PK® 5611 A liquid urea-formaldehyde resin for particleboard and medium density fiberboard manufacture.
PK® 601W51 A liquid melamine-urea-formaldehyde resin for the manufacture of moisture resistant particleboard


1.2 Plywood & Hardwood Plywood Adhesives

Exterior grade phenol-formaldehyde plywood adhesives are supplied "neat" or in a ready-to-use mixed form. Urea-formaldehyde resins are available for interior grade hardwood plywood.

1.2.1 Plywood and Hardwood Plywood Adhesives

Patex exterior grade phenolic plywood adhesives are supplied 'neat' or as ready-to-use mixed adhesives. Both single and two-component (catalyzed) adhesive systems are available for bonding veneer containing a broad range of veneer moisture and assembly conditions. All adhesives can be used in a variety of application devices including spray, curtain coater, roll-spreader and foam
application equipment.

A complete line of urea-formaldehyde resins is also available for the manufacture of interior grade hardwood plywood. When used with the prescribed catalyst dosing, the cure speed and tack characteristics of the resins can be matched for the particular processing parameters employed.

The following list of products is only representative of the products we offer. We specialize in custom-formulating resins for your specific needs and mill conditions.



Product Name  Product Description More Information
PK® 2001 A liquid urea-formaldehyde resin for hardwood plywood manufacture.  Email Us
PK® 2101 A foamable liquid phenol-formaldehyde resin used to prepare a mixed adhesive for the manufacture of plywood using a foam glue application system.  Email Us
PK® 2201 A liquid phenol-formaldehyde resin used to prepare a mixed adhesive for the manufacture of plywood using a spreader application system.  Email Us
PK® 2002 A ready-to-use mixed adhesive for the manufacture of plywood.  Email Us