Phenolic Plywood is common Eastern European or Scandinavian Birch plywood (EURO Birch or Baltic Birch) bonded with waterproof phenol resin adhesive and overlaid on both sides with the phenol film (grade F/F).
TYPES AND COLORS OF FILM FACED PLYWOOD
Overlaying Colors Available: Dark Brown, Light Brown, Green, Black, Red.
PHENOLIC PLYWOOD USES
film faced plywood panels are suitable for furniture and cabinets, children’s furniture, millwork, durable work surfaces, restaurants, concrete forming, tooling and jigs and the transportation industry.
CHARACTERISTICS AND ADVANTAGES
Environmentally friendly, durable, workable, hygienic, no odor, easy to clean, tough, water-proof, and resists commonly used chemicals.
Basic plywood is bonded with a phenol resin adhesive resistant to weather and boiling water, and meets the requirements of the following standards:
BS 6566 Part 8 / type WBP
EN 314-2 / 3rd class
DIN 68705 Part 3 / type BFU 100
SFS 2415 / type EXT
In accordance with the standards EN 717 Part 2 formaldehyde emission meets the Class E1 requirements and the Class A in accordance with EN 1084.
A smooth phenol film, which is hot-pressed onto the surface, is used as an overlay.
Edges of the panels may be matched with the face against absorption of moisture by using acrylic paint, or the edges may be unsealed showing multi-ply edge depending on customer’s request.
Overlaying surface is smooth, glossy and hard. It withstands abrasion, is moisture-resistant, and resists commonly used chemicals, dilute acids, and alkalis. The surface is easy to clean with water or a steam wash. Abrasion-resistant according to the Taber test (EN 438-2). Will fade after prolonged exposure to weather elements.
PHENOLIC PLYWOOD SOURCES
Phenolic plywood, also known as film faced plywood, is imported from Finland or the Baltic countries such as Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, etc.