Film faced plywood is a kind of veneer plywood covered with film , which is phenolic glue (or other glue)impregnated paper and is different from MDO or HDO .
The specification of film faced plywood are as following:
Product: Film faced plywood ( formwork plywoods, shuttering plywood, concrete form)
(1). Film :Local film/imported film; black film/ brown film; anti-slip type
(2). Core: poplar, hardwood, birch
(3). Glue: MR glue, WBP(melamine), WBP(phenolic)
(4). Size: 1220X2440mm, 1250X2500mm, or 4′ x 8′, standard sizes
(5).Thickness: 4mm-30mm (4mm / 6mm / 9mm / 12mm / 15mm / 18mm / 21mm-30mm )
(6).Packing: Standard Packing.
Based on the color of film, film faced plywood can be classified as brown film faced plywood and black film faced plywood . Brown film is much better than black film . Because brown film is the paper impregnated with phenol glue while black film is impregnated with melamine glue.
Film faced plywood is mainly used for construction . So film faced plywood is also called shuttering film faced plywood, concrete form, shuttering concrete form . Because of this end use, customers usually want WBP film faced plywood , which is more suitable to be used as shuttering for big projects . However, some customers require MR film faced plywood , which are to be used as shuttering for ordinary projects .
According to the differences of face/back, film faced plywood can be divided into slip-side film faced plywood and anti-slip film faced plywood (i.e. wire-mesh film faced plywood ). Film faced plywood (especially anti-slip film faced plywood) can also be used as flooring materials .
Film faced plywood can be used for shelves and furniture, too .
Compared with ordinary wood face/back plywood, the quality of film faced plywood is much better . The craftsmanship for film faced plywood is much stricter than that for ordinary wood F/B plywood . So film faced plywood is more expensive than plywood .