1. What are PAPERLAM Architectural Finishes?

PAPERLAM Architectural Finishes are a self-adhesive and flexible laminate film which is ideal for resurfacing and refurbishing hard, smooth surfaces. The product installs quickly and produces maximum results when transforming existing surfaces. It can be used to cover reception areas, doors, elevators, hallways, and more. PAPERLAM Architectural Finishes' ability to mold around complex shapes means it can be used for curved and rounded profiles.

2.What are the advantages of using PAPERLAM Architectural Finishes over veneer finishes?

PAPERLAM Architectural Finishes have a number of key advantages:  More pattern options: Unlimited creative flexibility and architectural freedom.  Clean and quick to install: Minimal downtime means your facilities are back up and running quickly.  Preserves your existing substrates: Costs are minimized when you don’t have to replace surfaces but can repurpose them.  Good for your environmental policy: Fittings and fixtures don't end up in landfill sites and you don't incur disposal costs because you have re-used them in your new decor.

3. Why should an Interior Designer use PAPERLAM Architectural Finishes?

PAPERLAM Architectural Finishes offer a cost effective and creative solution to many decoration, refurbishment, and resurfacing projects. It has successfully been used in many market segments including retail, commercial, marine, hospitals, hotels, and condominiums.

4. What is the durability of PAPERLAM Architectural Finishes?

PAPERLAM Architectural Finishes are resistant to abrasion, staining, chemicals, and they comply with flammability standards for buildings. In addition, the solid colour series has an antibacterial property making it an ideal choice for healthcare facilities, dental offices, hospitals, and public schools.

5. What is the minimum order quantity?

There is NO minimum order quantity. You can contact us and we will be able to attend to all your requirements.

6.Can a wood base material be fire-safety certified?

PAPERLAM products are fire-safety certified (see the "Fire and Smoke Ratings" section  of the technical data). When combined with a wood base material, PAPERLAM products are not fire safe.

7. How should I dispose of PAPERLAM products?

Some of the PAPERLAM brand products must be disposed of as industrial waste.

8. Can you custom make a film with a specific pattern?

Yes, we can. However, the production of a custom film requires a minimum quantity. For more information, please contact us.

9. What does hybrid mean?

Hybrid refers to an adhesive type. For more information, see the "Hybrid Adhesive" section of the technical data.

10. Where can I buy PAPERLAM products?

Please directly contact us

11. What are the standard dimensions?

Each PAPERLAM product is 1.22m wide, 50 m long, and approximately 0.2 mm thick.

12. Is it all right if I apply a PAPERLAM product with water?

We do not recommend this because residual water may affect both the base material and the film.

13. Can PAPERLAM products be used in a cold environment?

See the "Heat and Sunlight" section of the technical data.

14. Is it possible to apply a PAPERLAM product to a three-dimensional curved surface?

All PAPERLAM products can be applied to a three-dimensional curved surface. Excessive stretching of a PAPERLAM film causes a change in colour and/or an uneven pattern.

15. Can I apply a PAPERLAM film to a section that is always heated to a high temperature?

See the "Heat and Sunlight" section of the technical data.

16. May I apply a coating to PAPERLAM products?

Apply a made-for-PVC coating or silk screen ink to PAPERLAM products. Perform a trial application to check the application conditions before the actual application. However, doing so may affect the fire rating.

17. How can I remove a PAPERLAM film?

As time passes, PAPERLAM products are increasingly difficult to remove. With a cross-direction cut of about 20 cm (with attention paid not to damage the base material), gradually remove the film. Heat the film with a dryer to facilitate removal. Any remaining adhesive must be removed with thinner. The film may not be completely removed in some cases. Depending on the base type, the base material may be damaged. Exercise care.

18. I want to cover a counter with a PAPERLAM product. Is it all right if a lighted cigarette drops onto it?

We do not recommend applying a Paperlam product to a place where a lighted cigarette may drop.

19. Is it possible to apply a PAPERLAM product to solid or laminated wood?

We do not recommend this because the base material shrinks.

20. Is it all right if I apply a PAPERLAM product to cloth?

Do not apply to cloth because the PAPERLAM product is likely to come off together with the cloth.

21. Is it possible to apply a PAPERLAM product to a floor?

PAPERLAM is designed for vertical surface, so applying PAPERLAM onto horizontal surface is not recommended.

22. Is it possible to apply a PAPERLAM product to a composite panel?

Some base materials may affect the finished appearance. If you must use a wood base material, we recommend MDF, lauan, or laminated linden.

23. Is it possible to apply a PAPERLAM products to wire glass?

We do not recommend this because doing so may cause the glass to crack from the heat.

24. Is it possible to apply a PAPERLAM product to counters and tables?

Yes, it is possible. However, avoid applying a PAPERLAM film to a counter table for eating or a surface that will be frequently exposed to heat and wear.

25. How should I maintain and clean PAPERLAM products?

See the "Maintenance" section of the technical data.