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P3 Moisture Resistant Chipboard

Moisture resistant chipboard panels, suitable for furniture applications and wall partitions where exposure to moisture is possible.

Similar to Furniture Grade Chipboard, P3 Moisture Resistant Chipboard is easy to cut, saw and generally machine but has the added attribute of moisture resistance thanks to its glue bond. As a result, expansion and swelling when exposed to humidity is kept minimal, making it ideal for applications in bathrooms and kitchens where humidity can fluctuate but quality and performance must remain stable.

Commonly dyed green to signify moisture resistant properties.

Typical Applications
  • Kitchens
  • Bathrooms
  • Washrooms
  • Partitions
  • Packing


Applicable Standards
  • BS EN 312 – Particleboard specifications
  • BS EN 309 – Particleboards: Definition and Classification

Hanson Plywood sources its collection of P3 Moisture Reistant Chipboard Panels from PEFC Certified forest concessions. The company’s robust Chain of Custody management system ensures that these certifications are respected and adhered to throughout the supply chain. For further information, please refer to our Environment Page.

Chipboard is commonly manufactured with around 65%-70% recycled material and is further recyclable at the end of its life cycle.

Quick Reference Guide - Chipboard (Particleboard)
Application & Climatic Conditions
Use Classes (EN 335)
Internal, non-structural applications
Use Class 1
Internal, non-structural furniture items
Use Class 1
Non-structural applications similar to those listed under P2 above. However, P3 is suitable for use in humid conditions
Use Classes 1 & 2
Internal, structural applications
Use Class 1
Structural applications similar to those listed under P4 above, however P5 is suitable for humid conditions
Use Classes 1 & 2
Heavy-duty internal structural applications
Use Class 1
Heavy-duty structural applications in humid conditions
Use Classes 1 & 2

18mm 2440mm x 1220mm is available ex-stock, however other sizes are available to special order (see below).

2440mm x 1220mm
3050mm x 1220mm
2500mm x 1250mm
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