What are the 3 types of plywood?

What are the 3 types of plywood?

Although specialty plywood can have any number of plies above three, most plywood is categorized as 3-ply, 5-ply or multi-ply. 3-ply is one of the most common types of plywood. It is about 2- to 3-millimeters thick and is generally used indoors, since it looks more decorative than thicker plywood boards.

What’s the cheap plywood called?

CDX: CDX-grade plywood is typically inexpensive material, as it is made of the two lowest grades (C and D). It can also withstand some exposure to moisture. CDX plywood is great for building work tables and storage units.

What is cat rated plywood?

Rather, it is a shortening of the word “category” and according to ps1-09, “the product standard for the production of plywood intended for structural (load-bearing) use” it mostly deals with plywood thickness. The abbreviation “PERF-CAT” or simply “Category” can be used in place of “CAT.”

Is birch or Sande plywood stronger?

When it comes down to sande plywood vs. birch, the primary difference is water resistance. Birch plywood simply will not stand up to the constant moisture and water that sande plywood is designed to withstand. The glue that binds the layers of birch plywood together will quickly come apart.

How strong is Sande plywood?

The density of air-dried wood ranges from 384 to 608 kg/m3 (24 to 38 lb/ft3), and the strength is comparable with that of U.S. oak (Quercus).

What is marine plywood called?

Marine-grade plywood, often simply called marine plywood, is not what it’s often claimed to be. That is, it’s not waterproof. It is a good-quality, hardwood plywood made with waterproof glue, but since it’s not treated with chemicals, it is not rot-resistant.

What kind of plywood does Baird Brothers sell?

Hardwood Plywood. Baird Brothers offers an extensive inventory of premium hardwood plywood. All plywoods are cabinet grade and are stocked in Red Oak, White Oak, Hard Maple, Cherry, Birch, Poplar, Black Walnut, Ash, Hickory, and Mahogany in 1/4″, 1/2″, & 3/4″ nominal thickness and 4′ x 8′ sheets. Poplar Plywood.

How many species of hardwood lumber do you stock?

Welcome to our hardwood lumber page. We stock over 70 species of domestic and exotic hardwood lumber. If you don’t see what you are looking for, please contact us! We can get exactly what you need!

What types of hardwood do you sell?

Our customers can purchase the stock either rough, or milled to a smooth cabinet finish with one straight edge. We carry most of the more popular Northern and Appalachian hardwood species as well as Eastern White Pine, Mahogany and selected exotics.

How thick is hardwood lumber available in your retail warehouse?

Most all of the Hardwood lumber in our retail warehouse is available in thicknesses of 4/4 through 8/4, and in certain species up to 16/4. Our customers can purchase the stock either rough, or milled to a smooth cabinet finish with one straight edge.