Engineers Ply

Technical Specification:
Size: 8×4 & 10×4
Thickness: 12mm & 18mm
Density:  0.65 to 0.70gm/cc
Screw Holding Strength: 300kg
Nail Holding Strength: 62kg
Swelling in water (8 hours): Less than 2%

Engineers Shuttering Plywood is an exterior grade, preservative-treated plywood, manufactured from naturally durable veneers, impregnated with unextended Phenol Formaldehyde resin adhesive. The high strength stability and resilience of this product, makes it deal for all types of shuttering work in house construction, factory building, bridge construction, sewer construction, construction of swimming pools, and other exterior applications.

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Our manufactured Film Faced Plywood, also known as Shuttering Plywood with unique features like high strength, stability, and resistance superior resistance, smooth mirror-like finish on both the surfaces extra-finish on RCC construction, leads to a vast (40%) cost-saving, re-usability up to 25 times on either side depending on careful handling in respect of fixing, removal and storage.

Its unique feature included selected naturally durable crossband veneers impregnated with specially formulated phenolic resin and then dried.

Engineers film faced plywood is made using 100% high-density wood and 125gsm film. Its smooth mirror-like super finish saves finishing cost too

Test Prescribed in IS: 4990-1991 Minimum Value for Conformity Observed Value
Moisture Contact Test Not less than 5% – Not more than 15% 8.50%
Glue Shear Strength
(in dry state)
Adhesive on plies
Min. Ind 110 N
Avg. 1350 N
Minimum pass standard
1310 N
1520 N
Water Resistant Test (after 72 hrs boiling)
a) Glue Shear Strength
b) Adhesive of plies
Min. 800 N
Avg. 1000 N
Minimum pass standard
1060 N
1280 N
Mycological Test
a) Glue Shear Strength
Min. Ind 800 N
Avg. 1000 N
1020 N
1210 N
Tensile Strength
a) Along the grain
b) Across the grain
c) Sum of Tensile Strength
32.5 N/
22.5 N/
55.0 N/
46.5 N/
32.2 N/
78.7 N/
Static Bending Strength Modulus of Electricity
a) Along the grain
b) Across the grain
8000 N/
4000 N/
9100 N/
4320 N/

1. Smooth, Silky, Mirror like finish.
2. Phenol coating helps maintain shape and prevent swelling.
3. Can withstand and maintain shape when concrete is poured into it.
4. Scratch and abrasision resistant.
5. Available in the attractive red color and black border only.

The product is ideal for
1. Concrete framework for beams and pillar.
2. Flooring and slab framework.
3. Mezzanine flooring.
4. Trucks and tempo body work.

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