Film faced plywood surface is smooth and hard. It resists abrasion, it is weather and moisture proof and resists commonly used chemicals. The surface is easy to clean with water or steam. Abrasion resistance according to the Taber test (EN 438-2).
Film faced plywood range of plywood is a phenolic impregnated over-lay, pressed onto both sides of a Birch plywood substrate. The film is pressed onto the plywood in a hot press at high heat and high temperature. The film is a paper saturated with phenolic or melamine resins.
Film faced plywood is essentially an industrial type product that has gained acceptance within the decorative market. Each sheet is unique and has some minor imperfections which add character to the product. This is inherent with Film face products and in no way affects the overall performance of the product.