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Birch Plywood – Wall Panelling & Architectural Design

An extensive range of birch plywood products carrying very specific technical information including loading/ bending strength data.


This product is also available treated to Euroclass B fire performance specifically for decorative internal dry and humid applications. The upgraded fire performance is achieved with the factory application of an aesthetic, durable fire-retardant coating to the face of the plywood prior to installation.

Careful consideration needs to be given to the method of installation to ensure alignment with the manufacturers fire certification.

Key Attributes
  • Clean and aesthetically pleasing appearance
  • Stability and ease of machining
  • Mechanical strength, toughness, and durability
  • Flexibility for bending and forming
  • Good core composition which can be utilised as a design feature
  • Glue bonding both for both exterior and interior applications
  • Panels suitable for laser or waterjet cutting
  • Flame retardant specifications available
Applicable Standards
  • BS EN 313 – Plywood classification, terminology
  • BS EN 314-2 – Bonding quality
  • BS EN 635 – Plywood classification by surface appearance
  • BS EN 636 – Plywood specification
  • GOST Grading Standard
Environment

88% of Hanson Plywood’s Birch Plywood is sourced from well-managed, FSC® Certified forest management units (10% is sourced from PEFC™ certified sources).

The company’s robust FSC® Chain of Custody management system ensures that this certification is respected and adhered to throughout the supply chain. For further information, please refer to our Environment Page.

Quick Reference Guide – Birch Plywood

Hanson Birch Quick Reference Guide (Typical values collated from Russian, Polish and Finnish production standards).

Please note that all of the grades below are sanded with the exception of C grade.

Thickness (MM)
3
4
5
6
8
9
12
15
18
21
24
27
30
35
40
50
Available Grades
Typical Density (kg/m3)
Typical Weight/8x4 (Kg)
Number of Plies
Gluing Options
Thickness Tolerance * * Sanded panels only
B/BB, S+/BB, BB/BB, BB/CP, CP/CP, C/C
700kg/m3
6.2
3
E1 Int
+0.3
/-0.4
8.3
3
E1 Int
/Ext
+0.3
/-0.5
10.4
4/5
E1 Int
+0.4
/-0.5
12.5
5
E1 Int
/Ext
+0.4
/-0.5
16.6
6/7
E1 Int
+1
/-0.5
18.7
7
E1 Int
/Ext
+0.4
/-0.6
25
9
E1 Int
/Ext
+0.5
/-0.7
31.2
11
E1 Int
/Ext
+0.6
/-0.8
37.5
13
E1 Int
/Ext
+0.7
/-0.9
43.7
15
E1 Int
/Ext
+0.8
/-1.0
50
17
E1 Int
/Ext
+0.9
/-1.1
56.2
19
E1 Int
+1.0
/-1.2
62.5
21
E1 Int
+1.1
/-1.3
72.9
25
E1 Int
+1.05
/- 1.45
83.5
29
E1 Int
+1.2
/-1.2
105
36
E1 Int
+ 1.5
/- 1.9
*For further detailed information such as structural detail and help with specifications, please contact our technical team.
Size
12mm
15mm
18mm
21mm
24mm
1525 X 1525
2440 X 1220
1220 X 2440
1220 X 3050
1525 X 3050
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