WISA-Birch

WISA-Birch

WISA-Birch is a high quality, multipurpose product for various applications where an excellent strength to weight ratio is needed. Strong standard construction can be optimised even further by using strength oriented construction when needed. Due to its light, smooth and even surface WISA-Birch offers an optimal base for different overlaying methods.

Properties

  • Excellent strength/weight ratio
  • Possibility to customise according to your needs
  • Light, smooth and hard surface
  • Wide size and thickness range available with strict tolerances

End-uses

  • Vehicle floors
  • Joinery and shop fitting
  • Laminating industry
  • Furniture
  • High end packaging

Surface type

Panels have clean sanded wooden surfaces.

Surface appearance

Available surface qualities S (II), BB(III) or WG(IV)
For detailed info see document about surface qualities.
S and BB are for end use where sound surface appearance is required.
WG is for end use where the technical properties of birch are needed.

Generally, panels have different appearance on each surface,
eg. quality is defined S/WG.

Standard sizes (mm)

1000 x 2000/2500/3000 mm
1220/1250 x 2440/2500 mm
1500/1525 x 2500/3000/3050/3660 mm

Other sizes, tailor made pre-cut panels and cnc-machined components according to customer drawings at request.

Thicknesses and technical properties

Nominal thickness (mm)Tolerance min - max (actual mm)Weight about kg/m2Strength in bending fm II (N/mm2)*Modulus of elasticity
Em II (N/mm²)*
6.56.1 - 6.94.450.912 735
98.8 - 9.56.145.611 394
1211.5 - 12.58.242.910 720
1514.3 - 15.310.241.310 316
1817.1 - 18.112.240.210 048
2120.0 - 20.914.339.49 858
2422.9 - 23.716.338.99 717
2725.2 - 26.818.438.49 607
3028.1 - 29.920.438.19 519

* 95% of panels have better strength properties

Designed strength properties and thicknesses available at request