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SPP Exterior Birch
Description

Exterior birch panels.

Features and benefits:

  • Birch is a hardwood with a high strength- to- weight ratio.
  • Performs well in applications requiring strength and rigidity.
  • Light colour and smooth surface.

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) 100%, FSC® 70% and FSC® Mix credit available. FSC® determined at the point of order and current stocks.

General information
Material

Grade B

Grade BB

Grade C

Grade CP

Grade S

Grade WG

Size

2440 x 1220 mm

2440 x 1525 mm

2745 x 1220 mm

2745 x 1525 mm

3050 x 1220 mm

3050 x 1525 mm

3660 x 1220 mm

3660 x 1525 mm

Bespoke

Cut to size below maximum size on request, consult manufacturer for details and insert requirements.

Uniclass 2015
Pr_25_71_97_85 Specialist veneer plywoodsPrimary
CAWS

B91/460 Timber cladding

G20/311 Non-structural plywood

K13/160 Proprietary

Specification data - Specialist veneer plywoods
Product Reference

SPP Exterior Birch

SPP Exterior Birch FSC 100%

SPP Exterior Birch FSC 70%

SPP Exterior Birch FSC Mix Credit

Material

Grade B

Grade BB

Grade C

Grade CP

Grade S

Grade WG

Size

2440 x 1220 mm

2440 x 1525 mm

2745 x 1220 mm

2745 x 1525 mm

3050 x 1220 mm

3050 x 1525 mm

3660 x 1220 mm

3660 x 1525 mm

Bespoke

Cut to size below maximum size on request, consult manufacturer for details and insert requirements.

Thickness

See 'Options' below and insert requirements.

Grain direction

Cross grain

Optional, available on request.

Long grain

Standard.

Edge detail

Chamfered edge

Optional, available on request.

Square edge panels

Standard.

Tongue and groove T&GL2

Optional, available on request.

Tongue and groove T&GL4

Optional, available on request.

Standard product features

Technical characteristics:

  • Humidity and application to BS EN 636: Class 3 - Interior, humid and exterior conditions (Non-fire rated).
  • Bonding class to EN 314-2: Class 3.
  • Moisture content to EN 315 and DIN 68705: 10% (±2%).
  • Formaldehyde: In accordance with the standard EN 13986 the formaldehyde emission meets the Class E1 requirements (test method EN 717-2).

Product Options

Material:

- Grade B:

The highest quality plywood slight discolouration permitted, no external defects pin knots permitted, maximum of three repair patches (plugs) per m².

- Grade BB:

  • High-quality plywood.
  • Predominantly unfilled and sanded veneer.
  • All major defects replaced with wood patches.
  • A restricted number of solid minor knots are admissible along with small, closed splits.
  • Some brown stain permitted.
  • Allow for colour variations.

- Grade C:

  • The lowest grade plywood. Not sanded, open defects of wood structure and processing defects are allowed.
  • For construction purposes when face grade is not important i.e. packaging.

- Grade CP:

  • Discolouration and plugs are allowed without limits.
  • Putty repairs.
  • Larger defects.

- Grade WG:

  • For use where surface appearance is not important, reverse grade.
  • Sound knots permitted.
  • Open splits and checks up to 4 mm wide. Discolouration, streaks, roughness, glue penetration and plugs permitted.

Thickness:

Number of plies (laminations - 1.4 mm-thick veneers, cross bonded) listed where applicable:

  • 3 mm.
  • 4 mm (3-ply).
  • 6 mm.
  • 6.5 mm (5-ply).
  • 9 mm (7-ply).
  • 12 mm (9-ply).
  • 15 mm (11-ply).
  • 18 mm (13-ply).
  • 21 mm (15-ply).
  • 24 mm (17-ply).
  • 27 mm (19-ply).
  • 30 mm (21-ply).
  • 32 mm.
  • 35 mm (25-ply).
  • 40 mm (29-ply).
  • 45 mm (33-ply).
  • 50 mm (37-ply).

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