Pine and spruce EGP 2018-05-10T22:00:57+00:00

Pine and spruce Edge Glued Panels

Pine and spruce EGP is very popular material. They are used in furniture industry and in construction.

Pine and spruce Edge Glued Panels for furniture are usually with sound knots. The panels are called knotty pine panels, or Scandinavian pine panels. They are very nice in appearance and very easy to machine.

Pine and spruce Edge Glued Panels for construction sometimes called pine blockboard are used for wall panelling, for making shelves during construction, for elements of stairs.

Simplified grading rules for pine and spruce EGP are the following:

DefectsGrade AGrade BGrade C
Sound knots with cracks up to 1 mm wideAllowed with diameter up to 30 mmAllowed with diameter up to 40 mmAllowed
Firm black knotsAllowed with diameter up to 10 mmAllowed with diameter up to 20 mmAllowed with diameter up to 30 mm
Black rotten or falling out knotsNot allowedRapairing by patchesRapairing by patches
Blue stainNot allowedAllowed on the area of about 10%Allowed on the area not more than 505 of total area of the panel
Rotten or decayed wood, barkNot allowedNot allowedNot allowed
HeartwoodNot allowedAllowed with maximum size 5*200 mmAllowed with maximum size 10*400 mm
Resin pocketsNot allowedAllowed with size 3*30 mm putty filledAllowed with size 5*40 mm putty filled
Insect holesNot allowedNot allowedAllowed in small quantities
Machining defects such as tearing out, bad planing, unsanded spotsNot allowedAllowed with the size not more than 2*5 mmAllowed with the size not more than 4*10 mm