Graduate Research Papers


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This study is concerned with the investigation of lamination using particleboard and hardboard as substrates for overlays. The purpose of the research includes the following:

1. To acquire information about the history and construction processes of particleboard, hardboard, and plastic laminates.

2. To investigate the procedural application of plastic laminates and vinyl overlays to particleboard and hardboard substrates.

3. To relate to the industrial arts students the industrial use of overlays laminated to a substrate.

4. To develop an instructional unit to be used in the industrial arts program.

5. To construct a school shop project in the area of lamination.

The value in the investigation will be the writer's increased knowledge of the lamination field which will be of great value in the development and construction of a lamination unit in the school shop.

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Degree Name

Master of Arts


Department of Industrial Arts and Technology

First Advisor

Willis H. Wagner


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