No, the specification of Marine Plywood is outdated as applications must be satisfied by products that carry the correct classifications and performance criteria in accordance with BS EN 13986:2004+A1:2015.
Performance Plywood® is an all-encompassing panel which can be used reliably in most applications.
No, under the current Plywood Specifications Standard BS EN 636-3 the correct classification for glue bond is EN 314-2 Class 3 (Exterior conditions)
CE marking will be accompanied by a declaration of performance (DOP) which provides proof of classifications and compliance.
No, although there are plywood panels bonded with glues which have a high resistance to moisture, all plywood will require some form of protection, or treatment, when subjected to moisture and weathering.
A range of constructional grade softwood and hardwood plywood panels are available that will satisfy the specific performance criteria required for the application.
This requires a detailed understanding of the proposed application for the supplier to give accurate and reliable guidance on products. A process of expert consultation will need to take place to ensure the correct products can be specified and used.