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Types of Fiberboard

Cabinet Grade Plywood
Cabinet Grade Plywood

The core material is specified separately from the face, so you can have maple plywood with a veneer core (which is similar to construction-type plywood) or with a particle- board or medium-density fiberboard core. With softwood, plywood is plywood and particleboard is particleboard.

Hardwood Plywood
Hardwood Plywood

Medium-density fiberboard (MDF) is an engineered wood product formed from wood fibers obtained from breaking down hardwood and softwood with a defibrator. The wood fibers are then glued together using wax and resin adhesive.

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Lumber Core Plywood
Lumber Core Plywood

Lumber Core. This plywood consists of thicker strips of hardwood, usually Basswood, glued up into a larger panel then face veneered. This is often used when routed edge treatments are necessary and the edges cannot be concealed. This is the most expensive core to make and as such finding suppliers is increasingly difficult. Only the highest grade in lumber core should be considered as lesser ...

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Marine Plywood
Marine Plywood

Marine plywood is a type of special-purpose plywood commonly used in moist and humid conditions. Plywood is a type of manufactured wood panel. It is frequently used in the construction of docks and boats.

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Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)

Medium-density fiberboard, or MDF, a costlier alternative, is made using small wood fibers rather than wood dust. A study conducted by D.C. Wong and R.A. Kozak, published in the "Forest Products Journal" in March 2008, revealed that furniture and cabinet producers across Canada considered MDF superior to particleboard in several respects.

Particle Board
Particle Board

Medium-density fiberboard, or MDF, a costlier alternative, is made using small wood fibers rather than wood dust. A study conducted by D.C. Wong and R.A. Kozak, published in the "Forest Products Journal" in March 2008, revealed that furniture and cabinet producers across Canada considered MDF superior to particleboard in several respects.

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Plywood Types and Application
Plywood Types and Application

Fiberboard and plywood are both sometimes used as a type of paneling on recreation rooms, industrial or commercial buildings. It serves two purposes when used in this manner: It provides excellent insulation and structural integrity.

Softwood Plywood
Softwood Plywood

What is Particle Board? Simply put, particle board is a waste-wood product made by heat pressing wood chips, sawmill shavings, or even sawdust and resin together. To make the end product water resistant, fireproof, and/or insect-proof chemicals are used including wax, dyes, wetting agents, and release agents.