Film faced plywood is the special plywood with two sides coated with a wearable and waterproof film. The film is adhesive impregnated paper, which is different from melamine paper overlay, PVC, MDO (MDO plywood), and HDO (HDO plywood). The function of the film is to protect the inside wood from moisture, water, weather, and extend the plywood’s service life. Film faced plywood can be used in the harsh and outside environment: shuttering plywood, formwork plywood, concrete formwork, floorboard, vehicle building.
Applications of Film Faced Plywood
(1) Construction industry: shuttering film faced plywood, concrete form, shuttering concrete form, formwork plywood
Film faced plywood is mainly used for construction. So film faced plywood is also called shuttering film faced plywood, concrete form, shuttering concrete form. Because of this end-use, customers usually want WBP film faced plywood, which is more suitable to be used as shuttering for big projects. However, some customers require MR film faced plywood, which is to be used as shuttering for ordinary projects.
(2) Anti-slip film faced plywood: flooring materials for building vehicles, work platforms.
According to the types of face/back, film faced plywood can be divided into smooth film faced plywood and anti-slip film faced plywood. Anti-slip film faced plywood is usually used as flooring materials for vehicles, trucks, and platforms.
(3) Film faced plywood can be used for shelves and furniture, too.
Compared with wood veneer faced plywood, film faced plywood is more durable and has more wear-resistant surfaces. So it can be used for making durable furniture and shelves.