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Plywood panel coated with brown or grey film, and imprinted with hexagonal pattern, suitable for flooring applications where large, localized loadings do not occur.

One piece, scarf jointed floors give large seamless surfaces.

Panel surface properties:

  • Resistant to mild alkalis.
  • Coating improves water resistance.
  • Direct exposure to sunlight may accelerate ageing and colour alterations of the surface.
  • UV resistance properties of grey coating are superior to those of brown film.

Plies are bonded using a phenolic resin, cross-bonded, weather resistant glue to EN 314-2, Class 3 'Exterior'.

For strength values see 'Handbook of Finnish plywood' (visit manufacturer's website for details).

Standard product features

Edge protection:

Acryl-based paint.


Reverse finish:

Other reverse side coatings available on request.

Thickness (number of plies); weight:

  • 9 mm (7 ply); 6.5 kg/m².
  • 12 mm (9 ply); 8.5 kg/m².
  • 15 mm (11 ply); 10.5 kg/m².
  • 18 mm (13 ply); 12.3 kg/m².
  • 21 mm (15 ply); 14.6 kg/m².
  • 24 mm (17 ply); 16.6 kg/m².
  • 27 mm (19 ply); 18.4 kg/m².
  • 30 mm (21 ply); 20.7 kg/m².


Edge and CNC machinings available on request.

Panel size:

Largest standard size panel is 1525 x 3660 mm. Scarf jointed panels up to 2750 x 12 500 available on request.

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45-45-95/480 Specialist veneer plywood

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Product specification

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Product reference

WISA-Hexa Grip

Face finish

[Brown phenolic resin film with hexagonal pattern]
[Grey UV-resistant coating with hexagonal pattern]

Reverse finish

[Imprinted, with phenolic moisture barrier]
[Smooth, with phenolic moisture barrier]


[9 mm]
[12 mm]
[15 mm]
[18 mm]
[21 mm]
[24 mm]
[27 mm]
[30 mm]

Edge profile

[Tongued and grooved two long edges]
[Tongued and grooved four edges]


[Not required]
Insert requirements.

Panel size

[1220 x 2440 mm]
[1220 x 2500mm]
[1250 x 2440 mm]
[1250 x 2500mm]
[1525 x 2500mm]
[1525 x 3050 mm]
[1525 x 3660 mm]
[Contractor's choice]

Manufacturer details

Station House,
Stamford New Road,
Altrincham, WA14 1EP
Tel +44(0)20 3530 4433
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