18mm PLYWOOD Sheet : Hardwood WBP 2440x1220mm ( 8x4x3/4" )
18mm PLYWOOD : WBP Hardwood throughout CE2+ Plywood
- 2440x1220x18mm ( Approximately 8x4x3/4" )
- Chinese Red Hardwood long-grain veneered ply - B/BB Grade, or similar.
- Timber is a natural product - variations in knots, colour and grain should be expected - They are not defects.
- Plywood Boards may not match if they are from different batches, and sometimes even from the same batch.
Specification is complex for Plywoods - See Spec. Page;
It is possible to get other sheet sizes - eg 10x4, 10x5; (3050x1220x18mm & 3050x1525x18mm)
18mm Chinese Hardwood throughout Plywood - General Description :
The plywood surface veneers are of Okoume or similar red hardwood; the plywood core veneers are a hardwood species of similar stability.
The board is normally manufactured with an odd number of plies, each ply being oriented at 90 degrees to the adjacent one, to create a balanced construction. The plywood face and reverse veneers run in the direction of the length of the sheet : long-grain plywood. Thickness tolerances of plywood - differences are allowed from the nominal thickness of the board after sanding.
In the case of 18mm plywood, this is from 17.06mm to 18.2mm, as a mean thickness.
Length and width dimensions of the plywood are stated within +/- 1mm tolerance. Adhesives used in the plywood manufacture are Phenol (WBP type) for the core veneers, and Melamine Formaldehyde (Type 1 Exterior) for the face veneers. Plywood face grading is stated as B/BB
- a B plywood face is described as a neatly cut veneer, substantially defect free and sanded smooth;
- a BB plywood face allows minor defects, so long as they are filled and sanded.
These plywood face-grade descriptions are summarised from BS6566 - (which although not a current standard, has been adopted as a description by several Plywood Mills.)
Long-grain hardwood veneered plywood - many boards have a decorative veneer but would have to be selected if required for this use; Actual weight per 8x4 x 3/4" plywood board is approximately 34Kg;Moisture content of the plywood is approximately 10%; Plywood Strength Data - CE2+ marked for structural use. Applications - Furniture, Shopfitting, Exhibition Stands and general construction work. This board has an external glueline WBP (Water & Boil-Proof); WBP bonded plywood generally has a high resistance to humid and wet environments, although the forces of expansion in a saturated timber veneer may cause the veneer to actually split, while the glueline itself is sound. THIS DOES NOT INDICATE THAT THE PLYWOOD HAS BEEN MANUFACTURED INCORRECTLY - timber is a natural material subject to swelling when it absorbs moisture. The timber (especially end-grain) would need to be coated and maintained to a BS-CP external specification for any external use. These plywood boards have been CE2+ grade tested for structural uses such as floor decking, roof decking or wall sheathing. Our supplier is not guaranteeing this plywood for permanent outdoor use;
It is an imported plywood board - MEYER TIMBER This three-quarter-inch ply is more stable and generally will swell, twist or warp less than a softwood-core sheathing plywood. - 18mm Plywood origin, specifications and grading may change from batch to batch;
- Buyers should satisfy themselves as to the suitability of a particular Plywood for their application, prior to use.
We can now take Debit Card, BACS, Cash, Cheque or Credit Card payment online for 3/4" WBP PLYWOOD (there is a 3% bank charge for credit cards) -
DELIVERY of 18mm WBP Plywood Sheets on our van, in Blackburn, Lancashire & the North-West, from £5 +vat, or £1 +vat per mile - poa; (from £30 Manchester, £35 Lancaster, £45 Liverpool, £60 Leeds, all +vat;)
The approximate weight of 2440mm x 1220mm x 18mm Hardwood CE2+ WBP PLYWOOD is 38Kg per sheet, to include packing;
CARRIER DELIVERY of 18mm Plywood is possible from £9.60 +vat - up to 10Kg/2.4M., then 50p per Kg; 2.4 to 3.0 M. + £15+vat!
Anything longer is not suitable unless in pallet quantities; ( Zone A mainland - poa other zones)
DIRECT DELIVERY of 18mm Plywood Sheets may be possible from some of our suppliers.
(Please tell us the post-code for your enquiry about 3/4 inch Hardwood Ply Board, so that we can quote for delivery.)
- Please phone us at JAS Timber with any enquiries about Chinese CE2+ 18mm WBP PLYWOOD - 01254 54000 E. & O.E. see T&C - We do try to keep prices and specifications of 3/4" Ply Panel correct, but mistakes can happen!
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