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18mm Brown Wagonboard : Hex-pattern Phenol-coated WBP PEFC Plywood 2440x1220mm ( 8x4x3/4" )

18mm Brown Wagonboard
  • 18mm Brown Wagonboard
  • Black Wagon Board - Hex-Mesh
  • Black Wagonboard
Product code 21010060-18mm-Wagon-Board
  • £56.80
  • £68.16

18mm Brown Wagonboard : Non-Slip Phenol Face WBP Hardwood Plywood 
- 2440x1220x18mm ( Approximately 8x4x3/4" )
- Chinese Hardwood Plywood with 1 Hex-pattern Non-Slip Face + 1 Smooth Phenol Face

Applications - Curtain-Side Trailer Floors, Van Floors, Covered Decking, Covered Walkways, Spectator Grandstands, Stages, Narrowboat Flooring, covered Playground Equipment, Flight Cases, Furniture, Shopfitting, Exhibition Stands and general (covered) construction work.

This board is not guaranteed by the manufacturer or our supplier for permanent outdoor use - WBP refers to the glueline;
We are unable to give a guarantee with this imported plywood board -
 See Meyer Timber specifi­cation

However it does have a phenol coating on both faces, and is less likely to delaminate if any drilled holed and cut are fully sealed.
( There are only the much more expensive Scandinavian Wisa type boards that are guaranteed for full external use, which may be more than twice the price. )

See other types of Wagonboard - 18mm Black Wagonboard

- 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 purchase.
Specification is complex for Plywoods see - Spec. Tab above.

18mm WBP Plywood Wagonboard must be cut for carrier delivery;


( This can be 4x4 - 4x32" - 4x2 or 2x2 sizes for packing - Less sawcuts. )
Put your packing sizes in the Special Instructions Box before adding to basket.

For special size cutting on Sheet Materials select - Machining in Yard

For a better cut in the Workshop select - Machining in Workshop - for more accuracy, & to reduce the spelching on the underside of the sheet;

18mm WBP Plywood full sheets 2440X1220mm can be ordered online; (Please contact us regarding delivery cost) 
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- Timber is a natural product - variations in knots, colour and grain should be expected; They are not defects.

It is possible to get other sheet sizes - eg 10x4, 10x5; (3050x1220mm & 3050x1525mm) - Usually in thicker sizes
Other thicknesses of Hardwood Plywood - WBP Hardwood Plywood - All Sheet Materials - Panel Products

Economy-Grade Imported Phenol-Face 18mm Plywood :

Chinese Plywood - General Description :
The plywood surface veneers are of Okoume or similar red hardwood; the plywood core veneers are a species of poplar.
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 (It is usually thinner!).
Length and width dimensions of the plywood are usually 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 A/A
- an A plywood face is described as a neatly cut veneer, substantially defect free and sanded smooth;
This plywood face-grade description is 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;


Weight per 8x4 x 3/4" plywood board is approximately 40Kg;

Moisture content of the plywood is approximately 10%;

Plywood Strength Data - non declared, not CE marked for structural use.

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. Be aware that Poplar does not posses a high resistance to fungal decay in humid conditions. For long service in these conditions, design consi­dera­tions and the appropriate weather-proof finish of the plywood are of the highest importance. 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 not been CE grade tested for structural uses such as floor decking, roof decking or wall sheathing - (although they are of comparable quality to ones that are CE marked.) We would be able to supply a CE marked plywood, but this would be at a higher price.

This ply is more stable and generally will swell, twist or warp less than a softwood core plywood.

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Payment - We can now take Debit Card, BACS, Cash, Cheque or Credit Card payment online for 18mm WBP Wagonboard
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Van Delivery of 18mm Plywood 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 2440x1220x18mm Hardwood Wagonboard is 32Kg per sheet, to include packing.

Carrier Delivery of 3/4" Plywood is possible from £11.40 +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 3/4" Wagonboard Plywood may be possible from some of our suppliers.

(Please tell us the post-code for your enquiry about 3/4" Brown Waggonboard, so that we can quote for delivery.)

- Please phone us at JAS Timber with any enquiries about 18mm WBP Brown Wagonboard  - 01254 54000

E. & O.E. see T&C- We do try to keep prices and specifi­cations of 18mm Phenol Faced Wagonboard correct, but mistakes can be made!