Ecoply® Surface Grades
The below tables show the typical surface appearance of Ecoply® plywood and some suitable applications for each surface grade.
Natural variations in sheet grain pattern and surface colour are to be expected, with images being indicative of sheet appearance only. Surface grade specifications are fully defined in AS/NZS2269.
Ecoply Structural Square Edge Products
Face Grade C
Solid sanded surface with filled holes and splits, with inter-grown knots. Suitable for a basic painted finish.
- General construction
- Structural gussets
- Bins, boxes, crates
Face Grade D
Non-appearance grade allowing open imperfections up to 75 mm across the face veneer. Splits and knots allowable.
- Non visual bracing
- Strength critical pallets
- Portal frame webs.
Specialty Ecoply Products
High-appearance, smooth sanded face with 'V' grooves at 100 mm centres.
Classic Grade: for clear, stain and paint finishes.
Prime Grade: pre-primed for paint finishes only.
- Internal linings
- Partitions and feature walls
- Sheltered soffits (H3 LOSP treated only).
Solid-sanded C-Grade surface with tongue and groove edge profile on long edges. Features a second void-free layer under face veneer.
- Substrate for flooring coverings such as tiles and rigid coverings
- Substrate for membrane systems where a smooth surface is required.