OSB 3 Oriented Strand Board

Flexible and strong, this is a dream material when it comes to construction and a competitively priced alternative to Plywood.

An engineered wood panel capable of withstanding high levels of stress, OSB is known for its strength and versatility and is widely used by contractors. OSB 3 also has many other applications for the building trade and domestic use.

Some typical uses are: –

  • Flooring
  • Roofing and Flat Roofing
  • Roofing (sarking under tiles or slates)
  • Dormer Window Sheathing
  • Flat Roofing (Flat Roof Decking)
  • Timber Frame Sheathing
  • Site Hoardings and Gates
  • Garden Sheds
  • Boarding up Windows
  • Packing Crates
  • Shuttering or Formwork
  • Partitions

Although it possesses similar strengths and properties to plywood, it also offers additional benefits that can make it the preferred choice. These include:

  • No core voids
  • No delaminating
  • No knots
  • Cheaper to manufacture

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