Glossary

The following glossary is based on terms and how they relate to CHPL - Custom High Pressure Laminate.

CHPL:
CHPL is the acronym for Custom High Pressure Laminate. Sometimes known as dHPL - digital High Pressure Laminate.
Custom High Pressure Laminate:
Also called CHPL, Custom High Pressure Laminate graphic sign material is composed of several layers of phenolic resin impregnated kraft filler paper, a digitally imaged graphic, a layer of melamine resin, surfaced by a layer of translucent exterior UV / graffiti overlay protection. Also known as dHPL - digital High Pressure Laminate.
dHPL:
dHPL is the acronym for digital High Pressure Laminate. In 2013, this term was replaced by CHPL - Custom High Pressure Laminate.
digital High Pressure Laminate:
In 2013, the term “digital High Pressure Laminate” was replaced by Custom High Pressure Laminate. The acronym at that time as dHPL, which has been replaced by CHPL.
HPL Graphic:
HPL Graphic, is a laymen’s term for CHPL – Custom Custom High Pressure Laminate.
HPL Sign:
HPL Sign, is a laymen’s term for CHPL – Custom Custom High Pressure Laminate.
Substrate:
Substrate is the material that provides the structurally supportive surface onto which the CHPL - Custom High Pressure Laminate is bonded to. When bonding CHPL - Custom High Pressure Laminate it is important that you use a proper “Substrate”. For more information see the “Fabrication Tips” section http://fossilgraphics.com/graphic-panels/panel-thickness-and-installation-guide
Telegraphing:
Telegraphing is the term used to refer to the transfer of substrate surface pattern or substrate surface defects through the thickness of the CHPL - Custom High Pressure Laminate to the visible surface.
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