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Phenolic Coated Birch Plywoods -
Riga Foot

Product
Birch plywood (Riga Ply) overlaid with phenol film on both sides. Face side is with special surface pattern (WT). The reverse is smooth (F).

Application
Flooring in transport industry, storage and factory floors, storage shelves, loading platforms, pier surfaces, scaffoldings, playgrounds, and flight cases. In general – surfaces where high wear resistance, anti- slip properties and good visual appearance are required.

Further processing
Plywood can be machined with wood working tools: cutting, drilling, milling, jointing in length, tongue and groove (T&G), half laps, profiled edges etc.

Advantages
Surface with high wear resistance, anti- slip properties, good visual appearance (decorative surface), water proof, resists commonly used chemicals and easy to clean.
User and environmentally friendly, hygienic.

Gluing classes
Plywood is glued with waterproof phenol formaldehyde resin adhesive. Bonding is resistant to weather and boiling water. It meets requirements of the following standards:

EN 314 / 3 rd Class;  
BS 1203 / H4
(previously WBP);          
DIN 68705 Part 3 /
Type BFU 100.

Formaldehyde emission
In accordance with the standard EN 13986 formaldehyde emission meets the Class E1 requirements. Test method EN 717 Part 2.

Surface pattern
The panels are overlaid with a phenol film and have a special pattern imprinted during hot pressing process.
Anti- slip Class in accordance with DIN 51130 R 10.
Results of wear resistance tests are summarized in table below.
 

Type of overlay

Taber test results, revolutions

Rolling test results, revolutions

Riga Foot
grey
dark brown
green

at least 1 200
at least 600
at least 600

10 000
8 000
2 000

Edges sealing
Edges of the panels are sealed with acrylic paint.

Sizes
          1220 mm x 2440 / 3050 mm
          1250 mm x 2500 / 3000 mm
          1500 mm x 2500 / 3000 mm
          1525 mm x 2440 / 3050 mm
Cut to size panels and machining available in accordance with customers’ requirements.

Thickness
           6.5, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 35 mm.

Tolerance

Size and right angle tolerance meet the standard EN 315 requirements.

Nominal thickness, mm

6,5

9

12

15

18

21

24

27

30

35

No. of plies

5

7

9

11

13

15

17

19

21

25

Average actual thickness, mm

6,4

9,2

12,0

14,9

17,7

20,5

23,4

26,5

29,4

35,5

Lower limit, mm

6,1

8,8

11,5

14,3

17,1

20,0

22,9

25,8

28,7

33,6

Upper limit, mm

6,9

9,5

12,5

15,3

18,1

20,9

23,7

26,8

29,9

35,4

Parameter

Tolerance

Length, width (mm)
             <1000
             1000…2000
             >2000

± 1 mm
± 2 mm
± 3 mm

Right angle

± 0,1 %

Edge straightness

± 0,1 %

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