Dec 28, 2016

Do you know about the history of plywood?

In 1797 Samuel Bentham applied for patents covering several machines to produce veneers. In his patent applications, he described the concept of laminating several layers of veneer with glue to form a thicker piece – the first description of what we now call plywood. Samuel Bentham was a British naval engineer with many shipbuilding inventions to his credit. Veneers at the time of Bentham were flat sawn, rift sawn or quarter sawn; i.e. cut along or across the log manually in different angles to the grain and thus limited in width and length. About fifty years later Immanuel Nobel, ...



Dec 28, 2016

MR Glue

In plywood industry, the word of “MR glue” is usually mentioned. A lot of people know that MR glue is cheaper than Melamine or phenolic glue but some don’t know about the meaning of “MR” word. So what is the MR glue? MR in the word of “MR glue” means Moisture Resistant. Then MR glued plywood is a kind of plywood which is resistant to moisture. While “melamine” or “phenolic” is the name of a special glue, MR is a kind of property of glue, like the word “WBP”. MR glue is ...



Dec 28, 2016

Why is plywood pallet?

Currently the pallet is used common in factories, warehouses, supermarkets, ... for packing of goods. Due to the high leg and firm, the pallet helps the goods is not in direct with the floor, or easily to transport by forklift. There are many types of pallets such as steel pallets, plastic pallets, wood pallets, each pallet types have their own advantages and disadvantages. With wood pallet, its key advantages is simple in production process, easily to make different pallet sizes, different load capacity without depending on the specifications available as plastic ...



Dec 01, 2016

Types of Plywood

There are a variety of ways in which plywood is classified and these classifications are usually based on the different aspects of plywood such as the wood used, the number of plies it has, its suitability for indoor and outdoor use, its grading as per quality specifications, and its intended uses. In this article we will have a detailed look at the different types of plywood available. How shopkeepers classify plywood If you visit any of the plywood shops in your locality and ask for the types of plywood available, the most likely ...