CDX plywood means CDX grade plywood. The core of CDX plywood can be poplar, hardwood, pine or birch. The face/back of CDX plywood can be CD grade Birch Plywood or Pine Plywood, or Hardwood Plywood.
What is the meaning of CDX ?
CDX Grade comes from US voluntary plywood Standard PS1-95 for Construction and Industrial Plywood established by APA – The Engineered Wood Association.“CDX” is not the name of a plywood grade . CDX stands for “C-D Exposure 1 plywood” . C-D means that one side of the plywood is rated “C” grade and the other side is rated “D” grade . The letter “X” means the glue of the plywood is exterior glue .
Is CDX plywood exterior plywood ?
CDX plywood is not exterior plywood . It’s an exposure plywood. Because the core veneers for CDX plywood are not as good as exterior plywood. CDX plywood is moisture resistant but can not be exposed to water or weather for long time .CDX plywood is a kind of economical plywood . Usually CDX plywood are sanded but not polished . The face/back of CDX plywood is flat . Some small knots are allowed in the face/back .
Applications of CDX Plywood:
As construction and industrial plywood, CDX plywood is usually used as flooring materials, wall sheathing, roofing and so on .
CDX PLYWOOD Specifications
Common CDX plywood is :
CDX grade Birch Plywood, CDX grade Pine Plywood, CDX grade Hardwood Plywood.
We produce CDX plywood as the following:
Face/back: C-D grade birch, pine or other
Core: poplar, pine or hardwood
Glue: WBP glue
Size: 1220x2440mm (4’x8′)
Thickness: 9mm / 12mm / 15mm / 18mm / 21mm-30mm or 5/16″, 3/8″, 7/16″, 1/2″, 9/16″, 5/8″, 11/16″, 3/4″, 13/16″, 7/8″, 15/16″, 1″