Birch Veneer

Birch veneer is very good material for production of plywood, glued curved parts, furniture parts and decoration.

We supply birch rotary cut veneer or peeled veneer with the following variants of thickness:

  1. Thin veneer 0,3 mm0,5 mm,  0,6 mm, 0,8 mm, 0,9  mm thick
  2. Thick veneer 1 mm, 1,2 mm, 1,5 mm, 2 mm thick.

Special thickness veneer could be produced under orders with significant volumes.

Variants of veneer size are:

  • 2600*1300 mm long grain
  • 1300*2600 mm short grain
  • 1600*1600 mm
  • 1300*1300 mm
  • 1600 long * Random width (from 300 up to 1550 mm wide)

Moisture content from:

  • 10-13% for thin veneer from 0,3 mm to 0,9 mm.
  • 6 – 9% for thick veneer from 1 mm to 2 m

Our grading rules are on link:  StW veneer grading rules

Birch veneer grade A size 1300 by 2600 – Copy
Birch veneer grade A size 2600 by 1300 p3
Birch veneer Grade A size 1600 by 1600
Birch veneer grade A size 2600 by 1300
Birch veneer grade A size 1600 by 1600 p2 4
Birch veneer grade B size 2600 by 1300
Birch veneer grade C size 2600 by 1300 p2
Birch veneer grade C size 2600 by 1300
Thin birch veneer before drying
Thin birch veneer grade A

Thickness 0,3 mm. Grade A.

Birch veneer stacked size 2600 by 1300

Veneer simplified grading rules:

Typical usage of grades combinations:

Grades Description
A Knots free. Without discoloration
B Size of sound knots not bigger than 15 mm. Black knots are not bigger than 6 mm. Light discoloration is acceptable on 5% surface.
C Black knots are not bigger than 40 mm. Sound discoloration is allowed.
D Knots and holes are allowed. Discoloration is acceptable.
Grade A: Ideal material for lamination on plywood or Partical Board or MDF to get perfect appearance of the panels.

Mixture of grades AB: Excellent combination of face veneer for production high grade plywood and for lamination on other panel materials when back side of the panels could be with minor deviation of quality.

Mixture of grades ABC: Perfect combination for production any kind of fully birch plywood including high grades of plywood.
Grade A and B of this mixture could be used for face veneer. Grade C could be used for core or for lamination on smaller parts or for production of plywood glued parts.

Mixture of grades ABCD: Combination of all grades very often called Mill Run. Very good set of grades for production of fully birch plywood. Grades A and B will be used for faces. Grade C and D will be used as core veneer.

Mixture of grade CD: Good veneer for core plies of plywood. Most economical variant of supply.