Plywood thickness is typically measured in millimeters or inches and is available in a range of standard sizes. The most common thicknesses for interior plywood are 3mm, 6mm, 9mm, 12mm, 15mm, 18mm, and 25mm. Exterior plywood, used for outdoor applications, is often available in thicknesses up to 32mm. The thickness of plywood is determined by the number of plies or layers that make up the panel, with each ply typically being around 1.5mm thick.
Types of plywood thickness:
Plywood thickness can vary and is typically available in the following standard thicknesses:
Interior plywood: 3mm, 6mm, 9mm, 12mm, 15mm, 18mm, and 25mm
Exterior plywood: 9mm, 12mm, 15mm, 18mm, 21mm, and 32mm
Uses of Plywood:
Construction: Used as a structural material in the construction of walls, roofs, and flooring.
Furniture: Used as a core material for furniture, such as cabinets, wardrobes, and drawers.
Packaging: Used for packaging heavy items or making crates to transport goods.
Flooring: Used as a sub-floor in the construction of houses, or as a finished flooring material in some instances.
Walls and ceilings: Used to finish walls and ceilings in buildings.
Transportation: Used for building truck beds, trailers, and train carriages.
Signage: Used as a substrate for signs and displays.
Decorative purposes: Used as a decorative material for wall paneling,furniture, and other decorative items.