Plywood Poplar water-resistant

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Product information

  • Especially for outdoor use and in wet areas
  • Strong and light sheet material
  • Bends minimally under heavy load
  • Hardly moves at all
  • Priming before finishing is recommended


Plywood Poplar water-resistant boards can be applied for many different projects. Plywood Poplar water-resistant, the name explains it: is poplar wood that is waterproof glued. This makes it a suitable alternative to the well-known Okoumé plywood. Because poplar grows quickly, these boards are reputed to be more durable than plywood Okoumé boards. What is important: poplar wood is a soft wood, so it is important to treat these panels properly when using them (outdoors).

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Product properties

Specific gravity (kg/m3)450
Visual gradingBB/BB
Thickness10 mm, 12 mm, 15 mm, 18 mm, 22 mm, 25 mm
Type Plywood
VariantRhinoPlex water-resistant
GrainYes, lengthwise
Application (climate)Outside, if pre-treated
Wood type of surface layerPoplar
CorePlywood / triplex
Functional useConstruction and lumber
ColourBeige / Brown
BondingWBP, Exterior
Quality markFSC® certified
Sheet structureMultiple layers
Top layer typeUnfinished
Top layer2 sides

Ordering customised Plywood Poplar water-resistant boards online

Order your cut-to-size Plywood Poplar water-resistant easily online. Plywood can be cut or milled to size in various shapes. The most popular shape here is a rectangle, but we also mill circles, ovals, hexagons or even parallelograms to size for you. Do you want a neat finish for your DIY project? Then choose one of the available (edge) finishes.

Plywood Poplar water-resistant: what is it?

Plywood Poplar water-resistant is the plywood variant that is resistant to moisture and is therefore used for outdoor applications or in damp rooms. As with plywood birch, okoumé and hardwood, the panel is glued with a waterproof adhesive. Plywood Poplar water-resistantis a type of plywood that exceeds the durability of Birch, Hardwood and Okoumé plywood because it is a fast-growing wood species that grows in a certified forest. Thus, it meets all the requirements of our time. This board material is FSC certified, features CE2+ and a low Carbon Footprint. But of course, you can also choose the board for its beautiful appearance, and the fact that it is easy to work with.

Plywood is composed of several layers of veneer. These layers are cross-glued to each other. This generally results in a stable panel, however, temperature influences or release of tension can cause the panel to warp. Furthermore, plywood panels have an attractive edge.

Visibility quality BB/BB

The quality of plywood surface layers is indicated by letter combinations and refers to the visual assessment of plywood wood. There is a letter designation for the visible side (top) and one for the reverse side (bottom). It refers to the quality of the deck veneer, the quality of the gluing, for example, is indicated differently. Read here more about all view qualities.

This board material has the visible side BB/BB. This means that both top layers have the same visible side. A plywood panel rated BB/BB has generally a better visual quality than panels with lower ratings. The wood usually has a smooth and even surface with minimal imperfections. Colour variations, knots, repairs and other irregularities are rare and kept to a minimum.

Because of its high visual quality, plywood with BB/BB sight grade is often used in applications where aesthetics play an important role. It is used for furniture, cabinets, interior finishing, decorative projects and other applications where the wood surface is visible.

It is important to note that visibility quality may vary depending on local standards and specifications. It is advisable to consult the specific ratings and standards of the manufacturer or supplier when buying plywood to ensure that the wood meets the requirements for the intended application.

In general, plywood with BB/BB visible grade provides a high-quality and aesthetically pleasing surface for visible applications. It combines good visual quality with the inherent strength and durability of plywood.

Available thicknesses from Plywood Poplar water-resistant

Plywood can be ordered in different thicknesses. You can easily indicate your desired thickness during the ordering process. This way, you can be sure that the plywood meets your requirements: both the size and thickness of the material. The following thicknesses are available: 10 mm, 12 mm, 15 mm, 18 mm, 22 mm and 25 mm.

Machining of Plywood Poplar water-resistant boards

Poplar is by itself a soft panel material. It works well when you have sharp tools. For drilling holes, we recommend a wood drill with a centring point. Pre-drilling is also recommended for this panel material. This board material may discolour over time, so finish it with a (clear) lacquer, stain or paint. Use an edge sealer to finish the edges of plywood, this will prevent the lacquer or stain from soaking into the plywood, which can lead to the veneer layers coming loose. Are you going to deploy Plywood Poplar water-resistant outdoors? Then it is important to seal the edges with an edge sealer. To enjoy the project outdoors for a long time, this board material still needs protection against damp weather conditions.

Specific uses of Plywood Poplar water-resistant

Plywood Poplar water-resistant is very suitable for projects such as dormers, cladding, table tops and worktops.

Alternatives for Plywood Poplar water-resistant

Is Plywood Poplar water-resistant not the right type of wood for your job after all, or are you looking for a plywood variant that is easy to treat with a lacquer or paint? Then go for multiplex populier watervast gegrond. Or check out our other plywood panels below:

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