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EN 313-1: 1996 (confirmed in 2011)

Plywood – Classification and Terminology – Classification

This standard lists the three main classifications for plywood.

General appearance

According to their construction

  •  veneer plywood, blockboard, laminboard or composites

According to their form and shape

  • Flat or moulded

Principal characteristics

According to their durability

  • For use in dry, humid  or exterior conditions

According to their mechanical properties, surface appearance or condition

  • Unsanded
  • Sanded
  • Prefinished
  • Overlaid

Ultimate end user requirements

  • Customised