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Standards

STANDARDS

Particleboard

  • AS/NZS 1859.1:2004 Reconstituted wood-based panels - Specifications – Particleboard
  • AS/NZS 1860.1:2002 Particleboard flooring – Specifications
  • AS/NZS 1860.2:2006 Particleboard flooring – Installation

Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF)

  • AS/NZS 1859.2:2004 Reconstituted wood-based panels - Specifications – Dry processed fibreboard
  • AS/NZS 1859.4:2004 Reconstituted wood-based panels - Specifications – Wet processed fibreboard

Plywood and Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL)

  • AS/NZS 2269:2012 Structural Plywood
  • AS/NZS 2270:2006 Plywood and Blockboard for Interior Use
  • AS/NZS 2271:2004 Plywood and Blockboard for Exterior Use
  • AS/NZS 2272:2006 Plywood - Marine
  • AS/NZS 4357:2005 Structural Laminated Veneer Lumber
  • AS 6669 Formwork Plywood

The following standards are used in relation to sampling and testing:

  • AS/NZS 2097:2006 Methods of Sampling Veneer Plywood
  • AS/NZS 2098: Parts 1 and 3-8 2006, Part 2 2012 and Part 11 2005 Methods of Test for Veneer and Plywood
  • AS 2754.1: 1985 Adhesives for Plywood Manufacture
  • AS/NZS 4357 Parts 1 and 4 2005, Parts 2 and 3 2006 Structural Laminated Veneer Lumber

The following standards are also applicable to plywood and Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL):

  • AS 1684: Part 1 1999 and parts 2, 3 and 4 2006 Residential Timber-Framed Construction Code
  • AS 1720.1: 1997 with amendments 1 to 4 Timber Structures Code
  • AS 3610: 1995 with amendment 1 Formwork for Concrete
  • AS/NZS 1604.3: 2012 and AS/NZS 1604.4: 2012 Specification for preservative treatment