SMARTPLY Oriented Strand Boards (OSB)
This EPD presents the results for SMARTPLY’s OSB panel products. The full list of OSB panel products comprises:
SMARTPLY FLAME RETARDANT (FR); SMARTPLY OSB2; SMARTPLY OSB3; SMARTPLY OSB3 T&G; SMARTPLY ULTIMA; SMARTPLY PATTRESS PLUS; SMARTPLY PROPASSIV; SMARTPLY SITEPROTECT; SMARTPLY TOUGHPLY; SMARTPLY WEBSTOCK
All these panel products are all produced in the same way, with very minor variations in the compositions, and with two minor additional processes in the finishing phase of production.
The panels comprises cross oriented layers of strands of selected softwood timber bonded with synthetic resins and waxes. The panels are manufactured in accordance with the requirements of I.S. EN 300:2006 Oriented Strand Boards (OSB) – Definitions, classification and specifications.
The intended use of the SMARTPLY OSB panels is in the construction industry in structural and non-structural applications, such as flooring, roofing, walling, timber-frame sheathing, temporary works and external hoarding. The average density of the OSB3 panel is 600 kg/m³.
The compositions are based on the Bills of Materials supplied by SMARTPLY for the OSB products manufactured in 2018. An example of the composition (based on the OSB3 product) per tonne of product is given in the table below.