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What are manufactured boards used for?

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Manufactured boards are used to craft various indoor and outdoor projects, such as window insert panels, shelves and wall panels. The different types of manufactured boards include treatments that allow them to be used for different purposes.

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Manufactured or man-made boards are often made by gluing wood materials and fiber together through heat and pressure. The boards are then treated and processed to become a number of different products, including

  • Plywood
  • Chipboard
  • Blockboard
  • Particle board

Manufactured boards treated for exterior use in the building of sheds or for the insert panels in windows are specially made to be water resistant through the use of an adhesive that is water and boil proof (WBP). Interior manufactured boards are used to create flooring, bookcases and shelves.

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