Plywood

Overview

MaterialCross Laminated Timber
Thickness1.5-25mm
SizesVarious
ApplicationBuildings and Decorative
BCA Group3

Types of Plywood

Veneer quality, glue type and timber species are the major contributing factors that determine the application of a plywood panel. We sell a vast range of plywoods which are grouped as follows:

  • Structural
  • Plywood
  • Interior
  • Flooring
  • Cladding
  • Non-Structural
  • Marine
  • Formwork
  • Paper & Polyester Overlay
  • Noise Barrier

Benefits of Plywood

Veneer quality, glue type and timber species are the major contributing factors that determine the application of a plywood panel. We sell a vast range of plywoods which are grouped as follows:

  • Renewable Resource – A natural product from a renewable resource
  • Beautiful – Preferred because of its warmth and natural grain patterns
  • Strength – Unique cross-layered structure makes it kilo for kilo, stronger than steel
  • Efficiency – Uses more of the log than timber
  • Versatility – Can be bent and formed to meet various sizes and shapes
  • Durability – Long-lasting and good resistance to damage.

Non-Structural Plywood

Speciality plywood available for the forming of curved surfaces in applications such as wall panelling and ceiling lining.

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Hoop Bendy Ply

Bendy Ply is plywood that can be easily curved into a variety of forms. Produced with a durable ‘A’ bond glue, it is stable, light and easy to handle.
Standard: AS/NZS 2269
Grades: A Face / C Back
Application: Internal wall panelling & ceiling lining.

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Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
1.524001200
512202440
524001220
712202440
724001220

Meranti Bendy Ply

Meranti Bendy Ply is plywood that can be easily curved into a variety of forms. Produced with a durable ‘A’ bond glue, it is stable, light and easy to handle.
Grades: A Face / C Back
Application: Internal wall panelling & ceiling lining.

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Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
612202440
624401220

Marine

Marine plywood is a premium quality plywood made of selected wood species based on density, bending strength, impact resistance and surface finish characteristics. Manufactured with an A-grade sanded surface face on both sides has per the AS/NZS 2272 standard, with no core gaps and a permanent A-bond glue.

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Australian Standard Marine Plywood

The ‘Rolls Royce’ of Plywoods. Manufactured with Type-A bond glue and no core gaps. Uses selected species with minimum stress grade F14 with ‘A’ grade, sanded face and back.
Standard: AS/NZS 2272
Grades: A Face / A Back
Application: Boat building, Docks, Feature walls.

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Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
424001200
624001200
924001200
1224001200
1624001200
1924001200
2524001200

British Standard Imported Marine Plywood

Made with untreated tropical hardwood veneers having a suitable prescribed level of resistance to fungal attack with a Type-A bond, WPB quality glue line between the ply layers. Solid surface face veneers are free from open imperfections.
Standard: BS1088
Grades: A Face / A Back
Application: Boat building & Building and construction.

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Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
424001200
624001200
924001200
1224001200
1524001200
1824001200
2424001200

Plywood

Plywood is manufactured to AS/NZS 2271 and intended for use in non-structural applications where a high quality aesthetic finish is required. Imported plywood may be manufactured to other international standards other than PAA, such as IHPA or the JPIC grading standards. The hardwood species used in imported plywood are sourced from sustainable forests internationally. Plywood has many applications including boats, furniture fabrication and door skins.

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AC Hoop Pine Plywood

AC hoop pine plywood with ‘A’ bond glue suitable in marine applications, shopfitting and cabinet making. Stable Hoop Pine construction with high appearance grade face and lesser grade back. Hoop pine provides an excellent substrate for high quality exterior paint & staining.
Standard: AS/NZS 2269
Grades: A Face / C Back
Application: Internal cladding, Walls, Ceiling & Furniture

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Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
6.524001200
9.524001200
11.524001200
1924001200

BB Hoop Pine Plywood

BB hoop pine plywood with ‘A’ bond  glue suitable in marine applications, shopfitting and cabinet making. Hoop Pine construction makes a stable plywood with closed grain veneers which is good for a quality painted finish.
Standard: AS/NZS 2271
Grades: B Face / B Back / F17
Application: Furniture, Walls, Interior cladding, Roof lining & Ceiling

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Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
424001200
624001200
924001200
1224001200
1524001200
1724001200
1924001200
2524001200

BC Hoop Pine Plywood

BC hoop pine plywood with ‘A’ bond glue suitable in marine applications, shopfitting & cabinet making. Hoop Pine construction with ‘B’ face and ‘C’ back makes a stable plywood with the closed grain veneer which is good for a painted finish on one side.
Standard: AS/NZS 2271
Grades: B Face / C Back / F17
Application: Interior cladding, Walls, Ceiling & Furniture

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Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
924001200
1224001200
1524001200
1824001200

BC Radiata Plywood

BC Radiata pine plywood using ‘A’ bond glue with a high quality ‘B’ face suitable for painting with ‘C’ grade back.
Grades: B Face / C Back
Application: Furniture, Walls, Roof lining & Interior cladding

Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
3.224401200
724401200
924401200
1224401200
1524401200
1824401200

CD Radiata Plywood

CD Radiata pine plywood using ‘A’ bond glue with a ‘C’ face and ‘D’ grade back.
Available AFS/PEFC on request.
Standard: AS/NZS 2271
Grades: C Face / D Back
Application: Furniture, Walls, Roof lining & Interior cladding

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Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
724001200
924001200
1224001200
1524001200
1824001200
2524001200

eLite Plywood

Lightweight plywood made from low density hardwood veneers and ‘A’ bond (WBP) glue line to produce exterior plywood suitable for many applications such as in the transport industry.
Grades: OVL/BTR/BB/CC
Application: Non structural & Furniture & Joinery

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Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
924401220
1224401220
1524401220
1824401220

Overlay Hardwood Plywood

Overlay and Better (OVL/BTR) grade hardwood plywood using ‘A’ bond glue. Made using many veneers creating higher stress grade plywood. It is an appearance grade plywood that is suitable for Paper Overlay applications.
Grades: OVL/BTR
Application: Paper overlay interior finish

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Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
3.62440/30501220
3.630501525
624401220
122440/30501220
1524401220
1824401220

Door Skin Hardwood Plywood

Door skin hardwood (Melapi/Mersawa) plywood using ‘A’ bond glue. ‘BB’ faces may have small imperfections that are filled and sanded making it ideal for painting. ‘CC’ back may have rough patches and filled splits.

*Limited stock available
Grades: BB Face / CC Face
Application: Door skin

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Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
3.62052832
3.62052932
3.620521032
3.62135932
3.621351220
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3.624401220
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BB/CC Hardwood Plywood

BB/CC hardwood plywood using ‘A’ bond/WBP glue line. Both hardwood faces are sanded to produce a durable surface. ‘BB’ faces may have small filled and sanded imperfections. ‘CC’ back may have rough patches and filled splits. Colour varies from dark red to light blonde.
Grades: AA Face / CC Back
Application: Cabinetry, Furniture, Building, Bins, Boxes, Crates, Hoardings & Walls

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Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
3.624401220
3.630501220
624401220
1224401220
1524401220
1824401220

Coated Lightweight Hardwood Plywood

Lightweight hardwood plywood. One side is coated with a durable polyurethane micro coating to protect against the elements in applications such as caravan flooring. ‘A’ bond (WBP) glue line.
Grades: Poly-urethane micro-coating / BB/CC Back
Application: Caravan floors, Interior cladding, Walls, Ceiling & Furniture

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Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
2824401220

Container Ply Flooring Hardwood

Hardwood plywood made for container flooring. A durable plywood made with ‘A’ bond glue.
Grades: D Face / D Back
Application: Container flooring

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Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
2824401220

Interior Plywood

Interior plywood is intended for use in non-structural, interior applications where a high quality aesthetic finish is required. Our range of interior plywood includes a variety of hardwood species such as Meranti, Melapi, Nyatoh, Sliced Pacific Maple, Hoop Pine and Radiata Pine amongst others sourced from plantations and sustainable forests, locally and overseas. The applications for interior plywoods include wall lining, furniture, door skins and ceiling linings.

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AC Interior Hoop Pine Plywood

AC interior Hoop Pine plywood made using ‘C’ bond interior glue is a non-structural, interior ply suitable where a high quality aesthetic finish is required.
Standard: AS/NZS 2270
Grades: A Face / C Back
Application: Internal walls, Furniture & fitments, Interior door skins, Ceiling linings, Perforated acoustic panels.

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Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
624001200
924001200
1224001200
1924001200

Interior Hardwood (Meranti / Lauan Plywood)

An interior hardwood (Meranti/Lauan) plywood made using ‘C’ bond glues. Suitable for interior use only.

Available FSC/PEFC on request.
Grades: Face grades vary / OVL/BTR BB/CC Utility
Application: Internal wall panelling / Furniture and fitments / Interior door skins / Ceiling linings

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Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
2.71830915
2.718301220
2.72135915
2.724401220
3.627541220
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Pine Lining

Pine Lining is a quality panel designed to give a traditional tongue and groove finish. It can be painted or sealed to retain the natural timber look and features V grooves at 100mm centres. It is extremely durable and can be used for cabinetry, internal decorative walls, lining or bracing.
Grades: S Face / D Back
Application: Internal wall panelling & Furniture and fitments & Interior door skins & Ceiling linings

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Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
924001200
1224001200
1224001200

Film Faced Plywood

Formply is made of a high-density overlay (HDO) of phenolic resin impregnated paper bonded to plywood. Formply is ideal for concrete formwork. The overlay helps to protect the hardwood face veneer as well as providing a sound surface for the poured concrete.

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Film Faced Plywood

Imported Film Face is a plywood made with a Hardwood core. Faces are then coated with a high density overlay (HDO) resin impregnated finish that is smooth; perfect for use in applications that require a hard, durable surface.
Grades: HDO Face / HDO Back
Application: Walls, Floors, Roofs & Non-structural applications

Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
1724001200

Textured Film Faced Plywood (Anti Skid)

Textured film face plywood made with a Hardwood core. Faces are then coated with a high density overlay (HDO) resin impregnated textured finish that provides an ideal anti-skid surface. Available in standard hardwood or super strong Birch (Diamond Deck).
Grades: HDO Face HDO / Back Textured & Diamond Deck / F22 AS2269
Application: Flooring, Walls & Roofs

Thickness (mm)Length (mm)Width (mm)
1824001220
17.524401220

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