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WISA – White Laminated Plywood

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General product information

Product description

WISA-White is a laminated plywood that endures ultraviolet rays and chemicals. It is effective as both an interior and exterior plywood, and can be painted for use as signs, billboards, fences and shelves. Please read on for more details on the plywood suppliers and this product.

Bonding

Phenolic resin cross-bonded weather resistant glueing according to EN 314-2 (Plywood – Bonding) class 3 exterior.

Surface:


Face
White melamine laminate (colour abt. RAL 9010), coating weight abt 250 g/m2.

Reverse


White melamine resin coating (colour abt. RAL 9010), coating weight abt 250 g/m2.
The reverse can also have a dark brown phenolic film (120 g/m2).

Edge protection:

White acryl-based paint.

Machining

Shapes, profiles and drillings according to customer’s drawings available on request.

Design information

Thicknesses and weights


Thicknesses and tolerances fulfil the EN 315 (Plywood – Tolerances for dimensions) requirements and are in part stricter.

Nom. thickn. mm
No.of plies
Min. thickn. mm
Max. thickn. mm
Weight kg/m2 *)
6.5
5
6.1
6.9
5.1
9
7
8.8
9.5
6.8
12
9
11.5
12.5
8.9
15
11
14.3
15.3
11.0
18
13
17.1
18.1
13.1
21
15
20.0
20.9
15.2
24
17
22.9
23.7
17.3
27
19
25.7
26.8
19.4
30
21
28.1
29.9
21.5

Sizes and thicknesses relating to moisture content 8 – 12%.

Panel sizes

Standard panel sizes

  • 1220 X 1220/2440/2500/3050 mm
  • 1250 X 1250/2400/2500/3000 mm
  • 1500 X 1500/2400/2500/3000 mm
  • 1525 X 1525/2440/2500/3050 mm

Other dimensions at request.

Tolerances for standard size panels

Size tolerances:

  • < 1000 mm +/- 1 mm
  • 1000 – 2000 mm +/- 2 mm
  • 2000 – 6000 mm +/- 3 mm
  • > 6000 mm +/- 5 mm

Squareness tolerance: +/- 1 mm / 1000 mm

Properties of panel surface

The wear resistance Taber ( DIN 53799) average 800 rev’s.
The UV resistance (DIN 54004) good.
The water absorption (Cobb 7 days) less than 200 g/m2.
The WISA-White surface can be painted e.g. with two-component polyurethane paints.
Also tapes adhere well to panel surface.

Strength values

As per the Handbook of Finnish Plywood. See www.wisa.fi

Other information

Wisa-White is not recommended for applications where an impact resistance is needed or the panel surface is perforated.The melamine surface is hard-brittle and cracks easily.

Additional information

For further information of installation, maintenance, disposal, environmental matters etc. please see contact your supplier or UPM.

Amendment of specifications

The UPM policy is one of continuous development. We reserve the right to amend specifications without notice or obligation.

Liabilities

Any defects other than caused by clearly verified production or service faults by the supplier are the responsibility of the user. Any claim for compensation is limited to the value of the defected panels.

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