What is plywood?

Do you know the extent of plywood applications in the construction industry?

Plywood is widely used in the construction industry due to its unique features such as high strength, moisture resistance, flexibility, and the ability to cut and paint.

Here are some examples of creative applications of plywood in the construction industry:

1. facade:

What is plywood?

  • Using plywood with colored or patterned covers to create a modern and attractive look
  • Making decorative elements such as canopy, lampshade and window frame using plywood

2. ceiling:

What is plywood?

  • Using plywood to make false ceilings with various designs
  • Creating curved and decorative surfaces in the ceiling using bent plywood

3. walls:

What is plywood?

  • Using plywood as wall covering in indoor and outdoor spaces
  • Construction of separating walls with geometric and modern designs

4. floor:

What is plywood?

  • Using plywood for flooring sheds, sports halls and outdoor areas
  • Creating floors with a natural wood design using plywood

5. Furniture and decoration:

What is plywood?

  • Making all kinds of furniture such as tables, chairs, cupboards and shelves using plywood
  • Making separating partitions and creative decors using plywood

Now let’s take a closer look at the applications of plywood in the construction industry:

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One of its most common uses is its use in concrete molding.
Due to its high strength and smooth and polished surface, it is ideal for making concrete forms for walls, columns, beams and ceilings.
The flexibility of plywood makes it possible to create different bends and angles in the molding.
In addition, it is resistant to moisture and can be used in different weather conditions.
It can be used to make wooden floors in different levels such as apartments, sports halls and commercial centers.
Wooden floors made of plywood add beauty and warmth to the interior.

Molding with plywood

Plywood: door and window making

 

Due to its high strength and moisture resistance, it is suitable for making wooden doors and windows.
Wooden doors and windows made of plywood give beauty and a classic appearance to the building.

Advantages of using plywood in doors and windows:

1. Variety of designs and colors:

Plywood with different coatings such as melamine, high glass, natural wood and various colors, provides the possibility of choosing a design and color that suits the taste and interior and exterior decoration of the building.

2. Sound and heat insulation:

Due to its layered structure, plywood can act as sound and heat insulation and help maintain comfort and optimal temperature in the interior.

3. Resistance to insects and fungi:

By using chemicals and special coatings, plywood can be resistant to insects and fungi and increase the lifespan of doors and windows.

4. Easy installation:

Plywood is easy to cut and easy to install.

5. Environmentally friendly:

Plywood is produced from recycled wood and renewable raw materials and is known as an environmentally friendly material.

Building a door with plywood

Plywood in flooring:

It can be used to make wooden floors in different levels such as apartments, sports halls and commercial centers.
Wooden floors made of plywood add beauty and warmth to the interior.

Application of plywood in flooring:

Plywood or plywood is known as a widely used material in flooring because of its high resistance, variety of designs and colors, and reasonable price.

Applications of plywood in flooring:

1. Floor infrastructure:

  • Plywood is used as a base for all types of flooring such as parquet, laminate, ceramic and mosaic.
  • Using plywood as a substructure creates a smooth and uniform surface for installing flooring and prevents problems such as unevenness and uneven surfaces.

2. Shed and warehouse flooring:

  • Plywood with high thicknesses is used for the flooring of sheds, warehouses and industrial and sports areas.
  • Plywood’s high resistance to impact and wear has made it an ideal choice for these types of applications.

3. Making movable floors:

  • Plywood can be used to make movable floors in meeting halls, exhibitions and multi-purpose spaces.
  • These types of flooring are easy to install and assemble and allow changing the use of the space.

4. Making insulating floors:

  • Using plywood and insulation materials such as polystyrene foam, sound and heat insulation floors can be produced.
  • These types of flooring are suitable for use in apartments and residential buildings.

Advantages of using plywood in flooring:

  • High resistance: Plywood is resistant to impact, wear and pressure and can withstand heavy loads.
  • Resilience: Plywood is somewhat flexible and resistant to stresses caused by temperature and humidity changes.
  • Light weight: Plywood has less weight than traditional materials such as concrete and brick and does not impose additional load on the structure.
  • Easy to install: Plywood is easy to cut and easy to install.
  • Reasonable price: Plywood has a more reasonable price than some other materials such as natural wood.
Plywood in flooring

Wall covering and false ceiling:

Plywood or plywood is known as an ideal material for wall covering and false ceiling due to its variety of designs and colors, high resistance, easy installation and reasonable price.

Advantages of using plywood for wall covering and false ceiling:

  • Variety of design and color: Plywood with different coatings such as melamine, high glass, natural wood and various colors, provides the possibility of choosing a design and color that suits the taste and interior and exterior decoration of the building.
  • High resistance: Plywood is resistant to impact, abrasion, moisture and fire (with special coatings) and has a long life.
  • Easy to install: Plywood is easy to cut and easy to install.
  • Reasonable price: Plywood has a more reasonable price than some other materials such as natural wood.
  • Sound and heat insulation capability: due to its layered structure, plywood can act as sound and heat insulation and help maintain comfort and optimal temperature in the interior.

Plywood applications for wall covering and false ceiling:

  • Wall Plugs:

    • Interior wall covering in homes, offices, hotels and restaurants
    • Exterior wall covering in the balcony, yard and outdoor areas
    • Bathroom and toilet wall covering with waterproof coatings
  • False Ceiling:

    • False ceiling in homes, offices, meeting halls and business centers
    • False ceiling with geometric and decorative designs
    • Acoustic false ceiling and sound insulation

Tips when using plywood for wall covering and false ceiling:

  • type of application and amount of load on the wall or ceiling
  • Thickness and dimensions of plywood
  • Plywood cover type
  • Resistance to moisture and fire
  • The price of plywood
  • Consultation with specialists and designers

By considering these tips and using quality plywood, you can achieve a quality and beautiful wall covering and false ceiling.

Creative ideas for using plywood:

  • Using plywood with 3D designs to create wall covering and decorative false ceiling
  • Using plywood with glass and shiny covers to create a modern and stylish atmosphere
  • Using plywood with natural wood design to create a warm and intimate atmosphere
  • Using different painting, covering and texturing techniques to create unique false ceiling and wall covering.

Using creativity and new ideas, plywood can be used as a beautiful and practical material for wall covering and false ceiling and achieve a unique and eye-catching space.

Example:

  • Wall covering of a restaurant: Designers have used wall covering with natural wood design and hidden lighting to create a warm and intimate atmosphere in a restaurant.
  • The false ceiling of a meeting hall: To create a special and eye-catching atmosphere in the ceiling of a meeting hall, plywood with geometric designs and hidden lighting is used.

With different coatings such as melamine, high glass and natural wood coating, it is used as wall covering and false ceiling in the interior decoration of buildings.
This type of wall covering and false ceiling gives beauty and modern appearance to the interior of the building.
In addition, it also acts as a sound and heat insulator.

Paper roof with plywood

Construction of wooden structures with plywood:

It can be used to make all kinds of wooden structures such as beams, trusses, columns and wooden frames.
These structures are used in the skeletonization of buildings, roofs and walls.
Due to its high strength and resistance to pressure and impact, it is suitable for building load-bearing structures.

Wooden structure with plywood

Plywood is known as one of the most widely used materials in the construction industry due to its unique features and numerous advantages.

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