Natural Birch

General Information

Our Chinese Natural Birch plywood is produced from carefully selected whole piece rotary cut Birch veneers harvested in Russia or China. Our China Birch plywood, from natural species, offers exceptional clean faces with very few knots or blemishes.

Grades

Proprietary Face/Back grades are:  A-2, B-2, C-2, C-3, C-4, D-2, E-E and F-F.

Characteristics

Tight and smooth grain, even-textured, hard and strong, silky sheen with occasional figuring for added character. Panels have outstanding machining properties and can be painted or stained.

Origin

People’s Republic of China, Russia

Thickness and Dimension

5.2mm (1/4”), 9mm (3/8”), 12mm (1/2”), 15mm (5/8”), 18mm (3/4”) and 25mm (1”).

Most panels are 4×8 but we also offer 48.5×96.5, various oversized panels including 4×9, 4×10, 5×8, 5×9 and 5×10 and Cut- to-size panels. All panels tightly calibrated to ensure exceptional thickness tolerances.

Glue Types

We offer E-1, E-2, CARB II Certified, NAF, NAUF and Moisture Resistant MR Type II interior glues.  Melamine & WBP Phenolic Type I Exterior glues.

Cores

Our Natural Birch is available in a wide variety of cores from our standard multiply Poplar veneer core to high end lamination grade veneer cores. Specialty cores include sturdy combination cores, ultra lightweight veneer and block board cores, MDF cross band veneer core and finger-jointed lumber cores.

Applications

Cabinetry, Furniture, Trim work, Fixtures, Industrial applications, Counter Tops, Doors, General use and Base panel Lamination.

Features

Our Natural Birch plywood is manufactured in select factories under tight supervision by our team of employees and inspectors for a consistently high quality panel. Our product features durable packaging consistent with strict FEA regulations for maximum product protection and easy handling.