Russian Birch, Baltic Birch / Betula Pendula, Pubescens

General Information

Russian Birch plywood is the perfect complement to our imported plywood product line for industrial applications.  Our Russian plywood is aesthetically pleasant on both the panel faces and edges, tightly constructed, strong, versatile, and produced with consistently excellent quality.

Features

Virtually void free and manufactured with uniformly thick veneer wood, Russian Birch’s multiply construction offers an unparalleled combination of pleasing visual appearances, tremendous stability and great strength. Russia plywood is a high quality panel product stocked by many of our plywood distributor accounts.

Grades

Face and Back grades are consistent with GOST Standards:  B/BB, BB/BB, BB/CP, CP/CP and C/C

Characteristics

Russian Birch plywood, which is often referred to as Baltic Birch plywood, has exceptional machining properties and excellent screw holding strength. It is known for having uniform color, with clean, aesthetically pleasant faces and beautiful edges, along with being extremely dense, highly durable, and able to sand well and finish easily.

Origin

Russia

Thickness and Dimension

3.0mm, 6.0mm, 9.0mm,11.1mm, 12mm, 15mm, 18mm 21mm, 24mm, 25mm,  28mm & 30mm.

Russian Birch is commonly offered in 5’x5’ panels and now in 4’x8’ sizes as well.

Glue Types

Most of our Russian Birch plywood in 5’x5’ sizes is produced with CARB II Certified glues.  Our 4’x8’ panels are produced with Phenolic resin WBP glue containing no added urea formaldehyde (NAUF).

Cores

Multiply, structurally sound, all Birch cores produced with veneers peeled 1.3mm to 1.5mm in thickness.

Applications

Cabinets, Furniture, Furniture Components, Drawer sides, Flooring & plywood underlayment, Speakers, Laser Cuttings, Platforms & Overlay, Crating & Packaging,  Toys, Truck floors,  Store Fixtures, Concrete Forms.