Birchland Plywood-Veneer Ltd.

 

        Plywood core with No Added Formaldehyde (NAF)

 

Technical Characteristics

Applications:                                                  Furniture manufacturing, hardwood-working,

                                                                            cabinet and architectural design.

Major species:                                               Aspen Poplar (Populus tremuloides).

Adhesive:                                                        Non Added Formaldehyde Soyad TM  Technology.

Adhesive characteristics:                           ANSI/HPVA HP 1 Type II.

Quality offered:                                              Industrial # 1 and # 2. Panels Long Grain and Cross Grain.

Quality controls:                                             Woodmark Quality Systems.

Average moisture content:                         6 to 8% H (dry basis).

Specific gravity:                                             430 kg /m3   (27 lbs/p3) @ 7% H.

 

Tolerances/dimensional variations

                      Thickness variations (bundle) :

                       (+) 0,012’’ and (-) 0,000’’, (+) 0,30 mm and (-) 0,00 mm.

                :  ± 0,005’’, ± 0,13 mm. (Exceeds ANSI/HPVA HP 1-2009).

                Long :                                    ± 1/32’’, ± 0,79 mm. (Meets ANSI/HPVA HP 1-2009).

                Largers panels:                  ± 1/32’’, ± 0,79 mm. (Meets to ANSI/HPVA HP 1-2009).

                Xgrain:                                  ± 3/32’’, ± 2, 4 mm. (Meets to ANSI/HPVA HP 1-2009).

 

Formaldehyde emission:   

Physico mechanical characteristics 1 :

Surface bond:                                                     1, 4 N/mm2, (≈200 psi).

Internal bond:                                                     0,640 N/mm2, (≈ 90 psi).

Modulus of rupture (MOR):                              34 N/mm2, (≈4 800 psi).

Modulus of elasticity (MOE):                            4 300 N/mm2, (≈620 000 psi).

Screw holding (surface):                                 1 400 N, (≈6 200 lbs).

Screw holding (side):                                       1 080 N, (≈ 4 800 lbs).

               

1 Based on physico-mechanical tests conducted under ASTM D-1037 on 11/16’’ (17,5 mm)