The quality of the film-faced plywood depends on the quality and characteristics of the materials made it. There 3 main input materials for film faced plywood manufacturing:
- Core Veneer: The strength of the core will depend on the quality of the veneer.
+ A-grade veneer: The full sheet of veneer, not knot, not a hole, not torn
+ B grade veneer: The full sheet of veneer, small knot or hole, could be turned
+ C grade veneer: Not a full sheet of veneer, large knot, or hole can be accepted.
- Glue: The glue is the second element to make the veneer layers stick together strongly, in Vietnam many film faced plywood manufacturers usually use Melamine Glue for producing, some factories could use Phenolic Glue for producing that make the plywood sheets is stronger.
- Phenolic Film: The quality of the plywood sheet also depends on the quality of the film-faced, high-quality phenolic film helps the plywood sheet be waterproof and be more durable.
Vietnam film faced plywood is not only exported to many near markets before, such as Korea, Malaysia, Japan, Thailand, Philippines, … Recently, Vietnam Film also faced plywood is exporting to the US, Africa ( Egypt), Middle-East ( UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Barah, Qatar, Oman, …), and Australia.
The above are 5 characteristic of Vietnam film faced plywood that makes it’s good for concrete formwork. Vietnam Film-faced plywood has been coming popular in the world and has been accepted by fastidious customers.