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Strong yet flexible cross banded plywood produced entirely from Birch veneer with joint free faces. It is produced using both exterior and interior film glues; the interior being the perfect partner for cutting with a laser. The ability to bend and the light appearance in a range of different face grades allow it to be used in a wide range of applications. Manufactured to BS EN 636-1 and BS EN 636-2.


  • European Timber Regulation (EUTR) legality compliant.
  • 100% PEFC certification.


Furniture, joinery, shop fitting, engineering, laser cutting (Class 1) and craft trade.

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Standard product features

Technical properties:

  • Glue bond (to BS EN 314-2): Class 3 (exterior)/ Class 1 (interior).
  • Density (average): 700 kg/m³ (approximate).
  • EUTR status: Compliant.



  • AB: A light coloured surface with minimal variance and streaks, some small sound knots are admissible.
  • BR: Allows more colour variance and mineral steaks along with some small solid and a limited number of open knots.
  • C: As BR but with more of everything.

Grade selection is dependent on board size and thickness selection, consult manufacturer's literature for information.

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45-45-95/487 Visual grade general veneer plywood

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Hanson Plywood Ltd


+44 (0)1422 330 444

Product reference

Hanson Special Thin Birch Plywood



Board size

[1200 x 2400 mm]
[1220 x 1220 mm]
[2400 x 1200 mm]
[1525 x 1525 mm]
[1550 x 1550 mm]


[0.4 mm]
3 ply.
[0.8 mm]
3 ply.
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3 ply.
[1.5 mm]
3 ply.
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4 ply.
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6 ply.
[4.0 mm]
8 ply.
[5.0 mm]
10 ply.
[6.0 mm]
12 ply.

Manufacturer details

Drakes Industrial Estate,
Shay Lane,
Yorkshire, HX3 6RL
Tel +44 (0)1422 330 444
Fax +44 (0)1422 330 706
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