About Our Hardwood Faced Multi Purpose Plywood

What is Hardwood Faced Multi-Purpose Plywood?

Hardwood faced structural plywood is a general-purpose utility-grade material for a range of different applications. Great for interior environments, this highly versatile plywood not only has a great strength to weight ratio, but it's also less prone to bending and twisting and is easy to handle. This plywood has hardwood faced veneer and a core that comprises of mixed light hardwoods, Poplar or a combination of these.

Quality hardwood facings with lightweight poplar core

To what quality specifications do we qualify?

Certified to EN636-2S (5.5mm certified to EN636-2G)

General purpose use for wall sheathing, construction, structural flooring etc (except 5.5mm which is non-structural)

Certified to FSC 100%

EN636 - 3 (Class 3) Defines that the product is made from timber that is durable (hardwood throughout) and is suitable for all exterior application including frequent wetting. Prolonged use in an external application would require boards to be covered or decorated.

The final part of EN636 deals with its suitability for structural use. All the plywood we stock of a thickness 9mm or over is suitable for structural use and is defined by the addition of the letter "S". Boards below 9mm show the letter "G" in their description and are only suitable for General use (non-structural)