BS 6566 (Aquatek)

4’ x 8’

Strong – Medium Density – Cabinetry – Good Under Glass

BS 6566 Multi-ply Marine Plywood is superior to all standard plywood.  Both face and inner plies are constructed from whole piece, color matched Meranti veneers.  Aquatek is used in boat building applications where only the best will do.  Aquatek’s durable rating will ensure that you are using a marine plywood that will last a lifetime.  You will have a better looking and superior performing finished product.

BS 6566 Multi-ply Marine Plywood has excellent machining properties as it can be easily sawn and bored, leaving smooth edges. It also has good nailing and screw-holding properties and is easy to stain and glue.  Aquatek Meranti has superior durability and insulation properties compared to other timbers commonly used in marine applications.  Due to the multi-ply construction, its strength properties are superior to other marine plywood available.

Face Veneers:  No structural defects allowed/Appearance grade face

Core Veneers:  Core veneers are carefully selected to avoid large core voids.

Glue:  WBP (Phenolic)

Modules of Rupture:  12,341 PSI

Modules of Elasticity:  1,770 PSI

Shear Strength:  240 PSI

Impact Strength:  0.74   N/mm2

Durability:  Durable

Movement:  Stable




3mm   (1/8”) – 3 ply

4mm   (5/32”) – 3 ply

6mm   (1/4”) – 5 ply

 9mm   (3/8”) – 5 ply

 12mm   (1/2”) – 7 ply

 15mm   (5/8”) – 9 ply

18mm   (3/4” – 11 ply

21mm   (7/8”) – 13 ply

25mm   (1”) – 15 ply