Austral Premium Plywood

Hoop Pine PlywoodProud distributors of Austral Plywood, a leading manufacturer of premium grade Hoop Pine Plywood specialising in appearance grade and marine plywood.

Their resources are 100% plantation grown Hoop Pine, carrying a Chain of Custody certification, linked to the Australian Forestry Standard (AFS) with independent certification. Hoop pine is a native Australian specie in which its colour is generally light coloured and blonde with a fine texture.

Hoop pine, being a designated marine specie is dimensionally stable and easy to work with. In applications involving long term exposure to Australia’s harsh environment, Hoop Pine is suitable without fear of delamination. Hoop pine provides an excellent substrate for high quality exterior paint. 100% acrylic based paints are recommended. Please consult your chosen supplier for expert advice to ensure best results are achieved.

The Austral Plywood range includes:

AA Marine
Premium AC
Natural BB
Multiply
Ariaply
FR Panel

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A-A Grade Marine Hoop Pine

Marine plywood is a high performing product, suitable when “only the best will do”.  Constructed using the highest grade veneers (face and core veneers), it is manufactured from selected species. This is based upon the density, bending strength, impact resistance and surface finishing characteristics. Furthermore, Marine plywood is manufactured to AS/NZS 2272 – 2006 has a permanent Type A phenolic bond in which core gaps & overlaps in core veneers are not allowed.

Austral Plywood is the only manufacturer of marine plywood that complies with Australian Standards and most of all, using plantation Hoop Pine.

Hoop Pine marine plywood manufactured by Austral Plywood possesses a stress grade of F17. This superior stress grade is attributable to our premium Hoop Pine resource, the efficient utilisation of that resource, and a commitment to quality manufacture.

Specifications

Veneer Grades:
“A” grade face
“A” grade back

Stress Grades:
AS/NZS 2272, F17

Dimensions:
2400mm x 1200mm
2700mm x 1200mm

Thicknesses:
3mm, 4, 6.5, 9, 12.5, 16, 19, 25, 32mm

Glue Bond:
A-Bond

Density:
600 kg/m3 approx

Emissions:
Super E0

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A-C Exterior Grade Hoop Pine

Austral Plywood Premium AC (Exterior) plywood is a high quality plywood manufactured with a high grade face and a lesser grade back. Exterior plywood is suitable for semi-exposed applications.

Specifications

Veneer Grades:
“A” grade face
“C” grade back

Stress Grades:
AS/NZS 2271

Dimensions:
2400mm x 1200mm
2700mm x 1200mm

Thicknesses:
1.5mm, 3, 4, 6.5, 9.5, 12.5, 16, 19, 25, 32mm

Glue Bond:
A-Bond

Density:
600 kg/m3 approx

Emissions:
Super E0

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A-C Interior Grade Hoop Pine

Austral Plywood Premium AC (Interior) is manufactured to AS 2270 and is intended for use in non-structural, interior applications where a high quality aesthetic finish is required. Typical applications include laser cutting, internal wall panelling, furniture and fitments, interior door skins and ceiling linings. Interior plywood must not be used in exposed, wet or damp conditions.

Specifications

Veneer Grades:
“A” grade face
“C” grade back

Stress Grades:
AS/NZS 2270

Dimensions:
2400mm x 1200mm
2700mm x 1200mm

Thicknesses:
3mm, 4, 6.5, 9, 12.5, 16, 19, 25, 32mm

Glue Bond:
C-Bond

Density:
600 kg/m3 approx

Emissions:
E0

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B-B Grade Structural Hoop Pine

B-B “A” Bond Structural is an exterior grade appearance plywood with numerous applications. It is very popular in marine applications & shop fitting. A full Hoop Pine construction makes for a very stable plywood, and the closed grain veneer produces a superb paint finish. Overall, an extremely workable and tool friendly panel.

Specifications

Veneer Grades:
“B” grade face
“B” grade back

Stress Grades:
AS/NZS 2269, F17 (Exterior)

Dimensions:
2400mm x 1200mm
2700mm x 1200mm

Thicknesses:
4mm, 6.5, 9.5, 12.5, 16, 19, 25, 32mm

Glue Bond:
A-Bond

Density:
600 kg/m3 approx

Emissions:
Super E0

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B-B Interior Grade Hoop Pine

Austral Plywood BB (Interior) is manufactured to AS 2270 and is intended for use in non-structural, interior applications where a quality aesthetic finish is required on both sides. Typical applications include laser cutting, internal wall panelling, furniture, interior door skins. Interior plywood must not be used in exposed, wet or damp conditions.

Specifications

Veneer Grades:
“B” grade face
“B” grade back

Stress Grades:
AS/NZS 2270

Dimensions:
2400mm x 1200mm
2700mm x 1200mm

Thicknesses:
4mm, 6.5, 9, 12.5, 16, 19, 25, 32mm

Glue Bond:
C-Bond

Density:
600 kg/m3 approx

Emissions:
E0

Multiply

Austral Plywood Multiply is a premium quality, furniture grade plywood panel, made from 100% sustainable Hoop Pine.

Designed to make a feature of the edge, it is constructed using specially selected 1.5mm rotary peeled veneers. Thus creating an even and aesthetically pleasing finish.

Being a suitable furniture grade panel, Multiply is perfect for applications such as decorative desks, tables, benches and partitions. The panel is approved by the Engineered Wood Products Association of Australia (EWPAA) and AFS/01-31-35 making it suitable for Green Star projects. Depending upon the requirement of the project, Multiply is available in two grades:

A-C Multiply

A-C (with high grade core) is our premium grade Multiply. The face is typically consistent and uniform, and exhibits a warm, wood appearance. The high grade core possesses minimal to no core voids, providing a high quality edge finish.

B-B Grade Multiply

B-B (with high grade core) presents a more natural appearance, using faces that exhibit natural characteristics. These include a more swirling grain, colour variation and filled splits.

To view the brochure, please visit Austral Multiply

Specifications

Veneer Grades:
A-C Multiply (High Grade Core)
“A” grade face
“C” grade back

B-B Multiply (High Grade Core)
“B” grade face
“B” grade back

Stress Grades:
AS/NZS 2271/ 2270 (A-C Multiply)
AS/NZS 2271/ 2270 (B-B Multiply)

Dimensions:
2400mm x 1200mm
2700mm x 1200mm

Thicknesses:
12.5mm, 15, 18, 25, 32mm

Glue Bond:
Exterior – A-Bond (Black)
Interior – C-Bond (White)

Density:
600 kg/m3 approx

Emissions:
Super E0 (Exterior)
E0 (Interior)

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Ariaply

Ariaply is a pre-finished plywood feature panel that is perfect for soffits, internal walls and ceilings.

Manufactured from premium Hoop Pine exterior plywood, finished with a unique 3 coat system bringing durability whilst appealing to the eye.

For more information and pictures of the full range.

To view the brochure, please visit Austral Ariaply

Specifications

Colours:
Natural Hoop
Blackbutt
Spotted Gum
Walnut
Jarrah
Ebony

Standard:
AS/NZS 2271 – 2004

Dimensions:
2400mm x 1200mm

Thicknesses:
9.5mm, 12.5mm

Glue Bond:
Exterior – A-Bond (Black)

Density:
600 kg/m3 approx

Emissions:
Super E0 (Exterior)

Warranty:
7 year coating warranty

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FR Panel

FR PanelA natural timber finish panel that meets BCA fire hazard regulations. With the Hoop Pine veneer overlay on onto the fire retardant MDF core.

Suitable for interior applications in dry areas such as ceiling and wall panels.

To view the brochure, please visit Austral FR Panel

Veneer Grades:
“A” grade face
“C” grade back

Dimensions:
2400mm x 1200mm

Thicknesses:
13mm

Glue Bond:
Interior – C-Bond

BCA Fire Rating:
Group 2 – View certificate here
Wall & Ceiling Table 3 BCA – View certificate here

Emissions:
E0
E1

Useful Resources

The BCA fire ratings relate to the solid FR Panel, if perforated or slotted, this will affect the fire retardancy of the panel.

The specifier will be responsible for conducting relevant testing at their expense where a fire certificate is required for perforated or slotted FR Panels.

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Endurapanel

Endurapanel is decorative plywood panelling for walls and ceilings, and can be used to enhance any living space.

If you’re looking to achieve a traditional slat wall or ceiling appearance, Endurapanel has been designed for this purpose. The beautiful wood finish creates a contemporary and seamless look that brings life to your home.

Endurapanel is manufactured from premium Hoop Pine exterior plywood and backed by a 7-year coating warranty ensuring that the high quality and attractive appearance lasts.

To view the brochure, please visit Austral endurapanel

 

Industry Information

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The Suitability of Plywood and Ply Composite Products in Different ApplicationsAustral Plywood
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Structural Plywood - Design GuideEngineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
Fire Resistance Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia

 

Finishing

When staining or coating Hoop Pine plywood, please ensure that compatible products are used, in which water based finishes are recommended. Austral Plywoods have tested and approved stains from Livos Australia as suitable for use with Hoop Pine plywood. Ensuring against other oil based coatings penetrating the face veneers and strongly highlighting the natural figure within the timber, causing it to darken considerably.