I want to build some cabinets. Locally (Indonesia) there is 'cheap and nasty' 15mm plywood available, plus 15 & 18mm phenolic plywood. I tried ordering some 'slightly nicer' 18mm plywood, but it's apparently not going to come.
So I am looking at using (black coloured) phenolic, which for some purposes I will leave as is, but for others I will want to stick high pressure laminate (HPL) on it so it's not all black.
Question is: normally here we would use neoprene glue for HPL to plywood and basic white PVA glue for plywood to plywood, but will they work for phenolic? (Obviously in some cases the phenolic will probably get sanded off or rabbeted or whatever, so in that instance it's not an issue, but in other cases it will be.)
Edit: there appears to be some confusion about what plywood I'm referring to. Here nobody actually knows what it is called as it is called 'Garuda form', where Garuda is the brand (or was?), and 'form' refers to concrete formwork (it's often spelled/pronounced 'foam' here, because people here don't speak English so such homonyms aren't surprising)
Here's a fairly representative photo of a (12mm) version which looks kinda scratched, which is pretty much the state of the stuff I saw on sale as well:
Although nobody actually knows its formal name here, it is my understanding it that it is indeed generally referred to as 'phenolic plywood', and I'd guess that the quality of the wood itself isn't all that high although the phenolic that's on the outer faces means that it's much more durable for formwork.