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Engineered Veneer Quality Standard

Defects

A

B

C

Color

Similar colour, no color difference

Similar colour, no color difference

Slight color defference

Grain

Diagonal

Width between 2.5 mm - 3.2 mm

Width between 2.5 mm - 3.2 mm

No requirement

Crown

Regular pattern

Regular pattern

Normal pattern allowed

Blade Cut Mending

Max. no. 5
Max. area 10 x 0.5 mm
Max. no. 2
Max. area 20 x 0.5 mm

Max. no. 10
Max. area 20 x 0.5 mm

Max. no. 5 (mass)
Max. no. 20 (disperse)
Max. area 20 x 0.1 mm

Splits

Max. area 2 x 100 mm (edge)
Max. area 3 x 50 mm (middle)

Max. no. 2
Max. size 500 mm
Max. no. 3
Max. size 200 mm

Max. no. 2
Max. size 1000 mm
Max. no. 3
Max. size 500 mm

Insect Holes

Not allowed

Allowed

Allowed

Slight Transparency

≤ 1/3 veneer thickness

Max. no. 6
Max. area 400 x 3 mm
Max. no. 10
Max. area 200 x 3 mm

Allowed

Glue Line

Slight

Slight

Allowed

Face Contamination

Not allowed

3

10

Surface Neatness

Neat

Neat

Sanding allowed

Blade Marks

Not obvious

Not obvious

Allowed

Edge Sealer

Complete

Complete

Uncomplete allowed

1. The above is the common standard; clients can specify their own standards.
2. Dimensions are to be measured on dry material.
3. The above standard applies to the nominal E.V. surface.
4. Insect holes <4 mm2 are acceptable.
5. Not obvious means the defect cannot be noticed when observed at a 60 cm distance.
6. Slightly obvious means the defect can be noticed when observed at a 60 cm distance.

Dimensional Tolerances

Item Dimension Tolerance
Thickness (mm) < 4.0 +/- 0
0.4 - 0.5 +/- 0.02
Width (mm) 640 + 10.0
Length (mm) 2500 + 10.0

Physical and Mechanical Properties

Item Veneer Base
Moisture Content (%) 8 - 12

N.B. Different specifications can be considered

 

 
  
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