T4365 Material code

Code value Name Description Used in Sweden
BAMBOO Bamboo Any of various woody or arborescent grasses (as of the genera Bambusa, Arundinaria, and Dendrocalamus of the subfamily Bambusoideae) of tropical and temperate regions having hollow stems, thick rhizomes, and shoots. The packaging may be in the form of paper, wood or leaves. X
CELLULOSE_HYDRATE Cellulose hydrate A class of materials manufactured by the conversion of natural cellulose to a soluble cellulosic derivative and subsequent regeneration, typically forming a film (e.g., cellophane). X
CERAMIC Ceramic A non-specific material made from clay and hardened by firing at a high temperatures. Examples can include terra-cotta, earthenware, stoneware, porcelain, and high-tech ceramics. X
CLOTH_OR_FABRIC Cloth or fabric A non specific material made by weaving, felting, knitting, or crocheting natural and/or synthetic fibres. X
COMPOSITE Composite A material that is made from multiple materials. X
CORK_NATURAL Natural cork Cork is an impermeable buoyant material, the phellem layer of bark tissue that is harvested for commercial use primarily from Quercus suber (the cork oak). X
CORRUGATED_BOARD_DOUBLE_WALL Double wall corrugated board A structure formed by two layers of corrugated cardboard (flutes), with a linerboard facing between them. X
CORRUGATED_BOARD_OTHER Corrugated board other The value needed is not listed or is not defined within this list’s individual code value and definitions of corrugated boards. Please send a work request into GS1 or your solution provider requesting the code you are searching for. X
CORRUGATED_BOARD_SINGLE_WALL Single wall corrugated board A structure formed by three layers of paper that are glued using starch into one single, sturdy sheet; also termed double faced. X
CORRUGATED_BOARD_TRIPLE_WALL Triple wall corrugated board A structure formed by an inner and outer liner with three fluted sheets in between, each separated by a layer of paper. X
FIBRE_ABACA Abaca (Manila hemp) Fibre obtained from the sheathing leaf of Musa textilis. X
FIBRE_ACRYLIC Acrylic Fibre formed of linear macromolecules comprising at least 85% (by mass) in the chain of the acrylonitrilic pattern. X
FIBRE_ALFA Alfa Fibre obtained from the leaves of Stipa tenacissima (esparto, esparto grass, halfah grass, alfa grass, or needle grass). X
FIBRE_ALGINATE Alginate Fibre obtained from metallic salts of alginic acid. X
FIBRE_ARAMID Aramid Fibre formed from synthetic linear macromolecules made up of aromatic groups joined by amide or imide linkages, of which at least 85% are joined directly to two aromatic rings and with the number of imide linkages, if present, not exceeding the number of amide linkages. X
FIBRE_BROOM Broom fibre Fibre obtained from the base of Cytisus scoparius and/or Spartium Junceum. X
FIBRE_BURLAP Burlap fibre The American name for cloth woven from jute plant skins and other vegetable fibres. In other parts of the world it is known as Hessian, Hessian cloth, or gunny from the Indian gain. X
FIBRE_CHLOROFIBRE Chlorofibre Fibre formed of linear macromolecules having in their chain more than 50% by mass of chlorinated vinyl or chlorinated vinylidene monomeric units. X
FIBRE_COIR Coir (coconut) Fibre obtained from the fruit of Cocos nucifera. X
FIBRE_COTTON Cotton A natural cellulosic seed-hair fibre, obtained from the seed pod of the cotton plant. X
FIBRE_CUPRO Cupro Regenerated cellulose fibre obtained by the cuprammonium process. X
FIBRE_ELASTANE Elastane Elastofibre composed of at least 85% (by mass) of a segmented polyurethane, and which, when stretched to three times its original length and released, recovers rapidly and substantially to its initial length. X
FIBRE_ELASTODIENE Elastodiene Elastofibre composed of natural or synthetic polyisoprene, or composed of one or more dienes polymerised with or without one or more vinyl monomers, and which, when stretched to three times its original length and released, recovers rapidly and substantially to its initial length. X
FIBRE_ELASTOLEFIN Elastolefin Fibre composed of at least 95% (by mass) of macromolecules partially cross-linked, made up from ethylene and at least one other olefin and which, when stretched to one and a half times its original length and released, recovers rapidly and substantially to its initial length. X
FIBRE_ELASTOMULTIESTER Elastomultiester Fibre formed by interaction of two or more chemically distinct linear macromolecules in two or more distinct phases (of which none exceeds 85% by mass) which contains ester groups as the dominant functional unit (at least 85%) and which, after suitable treatment when stretched to one and half times its original length and released, recovers rapidly and substantially to its initial length. X
FIBRE_FLAX Flax The plant from the stem of which bast fibre is extracted by retting to produce linen. An erroneous term for linen fibre, particularly in blends. X
FIBRE_FLUOROFIBRE Fluorofibre Fibre formed of linear macromolecules made from fluorocarbon aliphatic monomers. X
FIBRE_GLASS_FIBRE Glass fibre Fibre made of glass. X
FIBRE_HEMP Hemp Hemp is a commonly used term for varieties of the Cannabis plant. Hemp can yield fibre which can be used in ropes, cloths, weaves, as a reinforcement of polymer composites as well as pulps for paper making. X
FIBRE_HENEQUEN Henequen Fibre from the bast of Agave fourcroydes. X
FIBRE_HORSE_HAIR Horse hair Fibre made from hair of horses. X
FIBRE_JUTE Jute A bast fibre obtained from the round pod jute or the long pod jute of the family Tiliaceae. Jute ribbon is purely made from the jute plant. Grown extensively in Pakistan and India, mainly in the Bengal district of Pakistan. X
FIBRE_KAPOK Kapok Fibre obtained from the inside of the kapok fruit (Ceiba pentandra). X
FIBRE_LYOCELL Lyocell A regenerated cellulose fibre obtained by dissolution, and an organic solvent (mixture of organic chemicals and water) spinning process, without formation of derivatives. X
FIBRE_MAGUEY Maguey Fibre from the bast of Agave cantala. X
FIBRE_MELAMINE Melamine Fibre formed of at least 85% by mass of cross-linked macromolecules made up of melamine derivatives. X
FIBRE_METAL Metal fibre/Metallic fibre Manufactured fibers composed of pure metals and metallic alloys which can be processed into textile products, porous media, plastic-coated metals, etc. X
FIBRE_MODACRYLIC Modacrylic Fibre formed of linear macromolecules having in the chain more than 50% and less than 85% (by mass) of the acrylonitrilic pattern. X
FIBRE_MODAL Modal A regenerated cellulose fibre obtained by a modified viscose process having a high breaking force and high wet modulus. X
FIBRE_OTHER Fibre other The value needed is not listed or is not defined within this list’s individual code value and definitions of fibre. Please send a work request into GS1 or your solution provider requesting the code you are searching for. X
FIBRE_OTHER_FROM_ANIMAL Other animal fibre The value needed is not listed or is not defined within this list’s individual code value and definitions of fibre from animals. Please send a work request into GS1 or your solution provider requesting the code you are searching for. X
FIBRE_POLYESTER Polyester (PES) Fibre formed of linear macromolecules comprising at least 85% (by mass) in the chain of an ester of a diol and terephthalic acid. X
FIBRE_PROTEIN Protein Fibre obtained from natural protein substances regenerated and stabilised through the action of chemical agents. X
FIBRE_RAMIE Ramie Fibre obtained from the bast of Boehmeria nivea and Boehmeria tenacissima. X
FIBRE_SILK Silk Fibre obtained exclusively from silk-secreting insects. X
FIBRE_SISAL Sisal Fibre obtained from the leaves of Agave sisalana. X
FIBRE_SUNN Sunn hemp Fibre from the bast of Crotalaria juncea. X
FIBRE_TRIACETATE Triacetate Cellulose acetate fibre wherein at least 92% of the hydroxyl groups are acetylated. X
FIBRE_TRIVINYL Trivinyl Fibre formed of acrylonitrile terpolymer, a chlorinated vinyl monomer and a third vinyl monomer, none of which represents as much as 50% of the total mass. X
FIBRE_TRUE_HEMP True hemp Fibre obtained from the bast of hemp (Cannabis sativa). X
FIBRE_VINYLAL Vinylal Fibre formed of linear macromolecules whose chain is constituted by poly(vinyl alcohol) with differing levels of acetalisation. X
FIBRE_VISCOSE Viscose Regenerated cellulose fibre obtained by the viscose process for filament and discontinuous fibre. X
FIBRE_WOOL Wool Fibre from sheep's or lambs’ fleeces (Ovis aries) or a mixture of fibres from sheep's or lambs’ fleeces and the hair of the following animals: alpaca, llama, camel, kashmir goat, angora goat, angora rabbit, vicuna, yak, guanaco, cashgora goat, beaver, otter. X
FIBRE_WOOL_ALPACA Alpaca wool Alpaca hair specifically refers to the fur from the body of a alpaca, but more generally refers to the fibre (and cloth). X
FIBRE_WOOL_ANGORA Angora wool Angora hair or Angora fibre refers to the downy coat produced by the Angora rabbit. X
FIBRE_WOOL_CAMEL Camel wool Camel hair specifically refers to the fur from the body of a camel, but more generally refers to the fibre (and cloth). X
FIBRE_WOOL_CASHMERE Cashmere wool Wool obtained from cashmere goats, pashmina goats and some other breeds of goat. X
FIBRE_WOOL_GOAT Goat wool Wool obtained from goats. X
FIBRE_WOOL_LLAMA Llama wool LIama hair specifically refers to the fur from the body of a llama, but more generally refers to the fibre (and cloth). X
FIBRE_WOOL_MOHAIR Mohair wool Mohair is wool made from the hair of the Angora goat. X
FOAM Solidified foam A non specific material in a lightweight cellular form resulting from introduction of gas bubbles during manufacture, used to reduce shock and vibration or abrasion. X
GLASS Glass A substance mainly consisting of sand, lime and soda, fused at high temperatures and cooled quickly so that it solidifies to a vitreous or noncrystalline condition. This term applies to transparent clear glass or as a generic term if distinction with coloured glass is not desired. X
GLASS_COLOURED Coloured glass Glass containing external colouring or glass that has been coloured by the addition of colouring agents/particles in its creation. X
LAMINATED_CARTON Laminated carton A material made up of laminates of paperboard, foil and polyethylene which combined form a sheet suitable for asceptic processing. X
METAL_ALUMINUM Aluminium A non specific material made from aluminium or aluminium alloy. X
METAL_BRASS Brass Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc. X
METAL_COMPOSITE Metal composite Refers to an object that is composed of two separate metals joined together. Instead of being a mixture of two or more metals, like alloys, metal composites consist of layers of different metals. X
METAL_IRON Iron A heavy metallic element (Fe) capable of being fashioned into a variety of forms. X
METAL_LEAD Lead A bluish-white soft malleable ductile plastic but inelastic heavy metallic element (Pb). X
METAL_OTHER Metal other The value needed is not listed or is not defined within this list’s individual code value and definitions of metal or metal alloy material. Please send a work request into GS1 or your solution provider requesting the code you are searching for. X
METAL_STAINLESS_STEEL Stainless steel An alloy of steel with chromium and sometimes another element (as nickel or molybdenum) that is practically immune to rusting and ordinary corrosion. X
METAL_STEEL Steel Commercial iron that contains carbon in any amount up to about 1.7 percent as an essential alloying constituent, is malleable when under suitable conditions, and is distinguished from cast iron by its malleability and lower carbon content. X
METAL_TIN Tin Tin is a chemical element that is obtained chiefly from the mineral cassiterite, where it occurs as an oxide, SnO2. This silvery, malleable poor metal is not easily oxidized in air, and is used to coat other metals to prevent corrosion. It is used in many alloys, most notably bronze. X
MINERAL_CALCIUM_CARBONATE Calcium carbonate Ground calcium carbonate and precipitated calcium carbonate products serve as functional fillers in plastic and rubber applications. Calcium carbonate is widely used as in polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polyolefin, polypropylene (PP), polyethylene (PE) and unsaturated polyester resins applications. X
MINERAL_OTHER Mineral other The value needed is not listed or is not defined within this list’s individual code value and definitions of mineral. Please send a work request into GS1 or your solution provider requesting the code you are searching for. X
MINERAL_QUARTZ Quartz A hard white or colourless mineral consisting of silicon dioxide, found widely in igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks.
MINERAL_TALC Talc Talc is used to stiffen thermoplastics, mainly polypropylene but also polyethylene and polyamide (Nylon). X
OTHER Other The value needed is not listed or is not defined within this list’s individual code values and definitions. Please send a work request into GS1 or your solution provider requesting the code you are searching for. X
PAPER_CORRUGATED Corrugated paper Heavy paper with ridges and grooves, used in packing fragile articles. X
PAPER_KRAFT Kraft paper Kraft paper is the paper grade with the highest strength. It is used for the production of e.g. paper bags, emery paper or shopping bags. X
PAPER_KRAFT_WET_STRENGTH Kraft paper (wet strength) The wet-strength kraft paper has a certain tear strength when wet due to special additives. It is used for the production of e.g. paper bags, emery paper or shopping bags. X
PAPER_MOLDED_PULP Molded pulp Used for producing pulp-based or fibrous products by pressing; example products: egg packages, trays and boxes for fruits and vegetables. X
PAPER_OTHER Paper other The value needed is not listed or is not defined within this list’s individual code value and definitions of paper-based material. Please send a work request into GS1 or your solution provider requesting the code you are searching for. X
PAPER_PAPER Paper A non-specific sheet material produced by the matting of fibres from wood, rags, or other fibrous materials. Generally, paper is of a lesser thickness or weight than paperboard. X
PAPER_PAPERBOARD Paperboard A non specific material, generally made from cotton or wood, that describe a variety or of board materials used in the production of boxes, folding cartons, and solid fibre and corrugated shipping containers; also termed cardboard. X
PAPER_RAYON Rayon paper Generic term for a manmade fibre derived from regenerated cellulose. X
PLANT_LEAVES Plant leaves Plant leaves, such as banana leaves, including wet or dry leaves. In some cases, leaves are pre-softened by steaming. X
PLASTIC_BIO_PLASTIC Bioplastic Plastic materials made from biomass, but may have exactly the same properties as ordinary plastic. Sometimes these plastics are biodegradable. X
PLASTIC_OTHER Plastic other A non-specific material made of any of numerous organic synthetic or processed materials that are mostly thermoplastic or thermosetting polymers of high molecular weight and that can be made into objects, films, or filaments. X
PLASTIC_THERMOPLASTICS Thermoplastics A non-specific substance that becomes soft and pliable when heated, without a change in its intrinsic properties. Polystyrene and polyethylene are thermoplastics. X
POLYMER_APET Polyethylene terephthalate, amorphous (APET) Polyethylene Terephthalate, amorphous (APET) has a very high transparency, is flame retardant and suitable for direct food contact. X
POLYMER_BOPP Polypropylene, longitudinally and laterally stretched (BOPP) Biaxially oriented PP (BOPP) films are characterized by their tear, impact and puncture resistance. The film is mainly used in food packaging, e.g. as candy wrap or wrapping for chocolate bars. X
POLYMER_CELLULOSE_ACETATE Acetate Cellulose acetate is one of the most important esters of cellulose. Depending on the way it has been processed cellulose acetate can be used for a wide variety of applications, e.g. films, membranes or fibres. X
POLYMER_CPET Crystallized polyethylene terephthalate (CPET) Crystallized polyethylene terephthalate (CPET) is a variation of standard PET which has been crystallized for heat resistance, rigidity, and toughness. X
POLYMER_EPOXY Epoxy Epoxy resins are thermoset polymers which are frequently used as coatings for metal packaging such as soft-drink cans. X
POLYMER_EPS Expanded polystyrene (EPS) Expanded polystyrene is a rigid, tough, closed cell and lightweight thermoplastic foam material. It is manufactured by expanding spherical beads in a mold, using heat and pressure to fuse the beads together. While each individual bead is a closed cell environment, there are significant open spaces between each bead. X
POLYMER_EVA Ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) Ethylene vinyl acetate, a copolymer of 60 to 90% ethylene and 40 to 10% vinyl acetate. Packaging applications include soft films, coatings, hot melt adhesives, wine cork substitutes, and closure seals for plastic and metal container caps. X
POLYMER_EVOH Ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) Ethylene vinyl alcohol, a copolymer of ethylene and vinyl alcohol. A plastic resin commonly used in food applications to provide barrier to oxygen and other gases. X
POLYMER_HDPE High density polyethylene (HDPE) High-Density PolyEthylene (HDPE) is a polyethylene thermoplastic made from petroleum. A strong, relatively opaque form of polyethylene having a dense structure with few side branches off the main carbon backbone. Can be applied to bottles, flasks and caps. X
POLYMER_LDPE Low-density polyethylene (LDPE) Low-density polyethylene (LDPE) is a polyethylene thermoplastic made from petroleum. A strong form of polyethylene having a less dense structure with more side branches off the main carbon backbone (on about 2% of the carbon atoms) than HDPE; therefore its tensile strength is lower, and its resilience is higherMade in translucent or opaque variations, it is quite flexible, and tough to the degree of being almost unbreakable. It is widely used for manufacturing various containers, dispensing bottles, wash bottles, tubing, plastic bags for computer components, and various moulded laboratory equipment. Its most common use is in plastic bags. X
POLYMER_LLDPE Linear low density polyethylene Linear low density polyethylene is a linear polyethylene with a significant number of short branches on the polymer backbone. It is commonly made by copolymerization of ethylene with longer-chain olefins. It is different from LDPE due to the absence of long chain branches which gives it higher tensile strength, impact and puncture resistance than LDPE. Common uses of LLDPE are plastic bags, wraps, stretch wraps, pouches, covers and lids. X
POLYMER_MDPE Medium-density polyethylene Medium-density polyethylene is a type of polyethylene defined by a density range of 0.926-0.940 g/cm3. MDPE is typically used in shrink films, sacks, packaging film and carrier bags. X
POLYMER_NYLON Nylon Packaging applications include oven-baking bags (nylon 6 and nylon 66) and barrier layers (MXD6 and nylon 6) for PET and HDPE bottles. Very occasionally, bottles can be made of nylon. X
POLYMER_OPP Oriented polypropylene (OPP) Oriented polypropylene (OPP) is made of a soft polypropylene material which is stretched in a transverse or longitudinal direction (monoaxial) and becomes therefore brittle. Also known as: biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP), CAS Registry Number: 9003-07-0 X
POLYMER_OTHER Polymers Other The value needed is not listed or is not defined within this list’s individual code value and definitions of polymer. Please send a work request into GS1 or your solution provider requesting the code you are searching for. X
POLYMER_PA Polyamide (PA) A polymer with repeating units linked by amide bonds. Polyamides (PA) occur both naturally and artificially, examples of naturally occurring polyamides are proteins, such as wool and silk. Artificially made polyamides can be nylons, aramids, and sodium poly(aspartate). X
POLYMER_PAN Polyacrylonitril (PAN) Polyacrylonitril is a organic polymer which is frequently used in fibres for textiles. As fibres the material is frequently referred to as acrylic. X
POLYMER_PB Polycarbamide (PB) Fibre formed of linear macromolecules having in the chain the recurring ureylene (NH-CO-NH) functional group. X
POLYMER_PC Polycarbonate (PC) Polycarbonate, a transparent thermoplastic which is used in a wide variety of applications including CDs and DVDs, eyeglasses, cell phone covers, laptops as well as packaging applications such as bottles. X
POLYMER_PCL Polycaprolactone (PCL) Polycaprolactone is a biodegradable polyester which is also used in in the manufacturing of polyurethanes. It is also used in blends with thermoplastic starch to improve properties and can also be used as a plasticizer to PVC. X
POLYMER_PE Polyethylene (PE) A thermoplastic composed of the polymers of ethylene. X
POLYMER_PEN Polyethylene naphthalate (PEN) Polyethylene naphthalate is a polymer with good barrier properties (unlike Polyethylene terephthalate). It is well-suited for production of the amber-coloured bottles meant for packing beverages like beer. X
POLYMER_PET Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) Polyethylene terephthalate is a thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family and is used in synthetic fibres. Can be applied to bottles, flasks and caps. X
POLYMER_PETG Polyethylene terephthalate glycol (PETG) Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycol (PETG) is a PET modified with glycol, which is characterized by its aqueous properties (viscosity). Applications are found in injection molding. X
POLYMER_PHA Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) Polyhydroxyalkanoates are linear polyesters produced in nature by bacterial fermentation of sugar or lipids. X
POLYMER_PI Polyimide (PI) Fibre formed from synthetic linear macromolecules having in the chain recurring imide units. X
POLYMER_PLA Polylactic acid or Polylactide (PLA) Polylactic acid or Polylactide is a biodegradable, thermoplastic, aliphatic polyester derived from lactic acid. X
POLYMER_PMMA Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) is often used as a lightweight and shatterproof alternative to glass, due to its transparency, brilliance and scratch resistance, PMMA is therefore often referred to as acrylic glass. X
POLYMER_POM Polyoxymethylene (POM) Polyoxymethylene (POM) is a thermoplastic with good mechanical properties and high dimensional stability. Fields of application are the automotive industry and electrical engineering, in packaging it is used for e.g. spray cans, gas lighter tanks, gas ampoules. Also known as acetal, polyacetal, and polyformaldehyde. X
POLYMER_PP Polypropylene (PP) A non-specific material made of various thermoplastic plastics or fibres that are polymers of propylene. X
POLYMER_PS Polystyrene (PS) A polymer prepared by the polymerization of styrene as the sole monomer. X
POLYMER_PU Polyurethane (PU) Polyurethanes are primarily thermoset resins which are used in the manufacture of flexible and rigid foams, microcellular foam seals and gaskets, as well as high performance adhesives, surface coatings and sealants. Polyurethane can also be used to make synthetic fibres. X
POLYMER_PVA Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA or PVOH) is a biodegradable and highly water soluble polymer with high gas and grease barrier. Common uses for PVA are paper adhesives, paper coatings, as a self-standing water soluble films as well as blends to improve processability of thermoplastic starch. X
POLYMER_PVC Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) A polymer of vinyl chloride used especially for electrical insulation, films, and pipes. X
POLYMER_PVDC Polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC) Polyvinylidene chloride is primarily used as a barrier coating to provide barrier against fat, vapour and gases. X
POLYMER_SAN Styrene acrylonitrile (SAN) Styrene acrylonitrile (SAN) is a copolymer transparent and rigid plastic. Examples of applications are kitchenware and cosmetic packaging. X
POLYMER_TPS Thermoplastic starch (TPS) Thermoplastic starch is obtained through destructurization of natural starch through exposure to shear and heat. TPS is most frequently used in blends with biodegradable synthetic polymers such as PCL and PVA. X
POLYMER_XPS Extruded polystyrene (XPS) Extruded polystyrene is a rigid, tough, closed cell and lightweight thermoplastic foam material. It is manufactured using a process of extrusion that produces a homogeneous "closed cell" matrix with each cell fully enclosed by polystyrene walls. X
RUBBER Rubber A strong elastic synthetic substance made either by improving the qualities of natural rubber or by an industrial process using petroleum and coal products. X
RUBBER_NATURAL Natural rubber A strong elastic material made by drying the sap from various tropical trees, especially the American rubber tree. X
VINYL Vinyl A non-specific polymer of a vinyl compound or a product (as a resin or a textile fibre) made from such a polymer. X
WOOD_HARDBOARD Hardboard Hardboard (not to be confused with hardwood), also called High-Density Fiberboard (HDF), is a type of fibreboard, which is similar to particle board and medium-density fiberboard, but is denser, much stronger and harder because it is made out of exploded wood fibres which have been highly compressed. Consequently, the density of hardboard is 31 lbs or more per cubic foot (500 kg/m³)[2] and is usually about 50-65 lbs per cubic foot (800–1040 kg/m³). It differs from particle board in that the bonding of the wood fibers requires no additional materials, although resin is often added. Unlike particle board, it will not split or crack. X
WOOD_HARDWOOD Hardwood A general term referring to any variety of broad-leaved, deciduous trees, and the wood from those trees. The term has nothing to do with the actual hardness of the wood; some hardwoods are softer than certain softwood (evergreen) species. X
WOOD_MEDIUM_DENSITY_FIBREBOARD Medium density fibreboard Medium-Density Fibreboard (MDF) is an engineered wood product made by breaking down hardwood or softwood residuals into wood fibres, combining them with wax and a resin binder, and forming panels by applying high temperature and pressure. MDF is generally denser than plywood. It is made up of separated fibres, but can be used as a building material similar in application to plywood. It is stronger and much more dense than particle board. X
WOOD_ORIENTED_STRANDBOARD Oriented strand board (OSB) Oriented strand board (OSB), also known as sterling board, sterling OSB, aspenite, and smartply, is an engineered wood particle board formed by adding adhesives and then compressing layers of wood strands (flakes) in specific orientations. OSB may have a rough and variegated surface with the individual strips of around 2.5 × 15 cm (1" × 6"), lying unevenly across each other and comes in a variety of types. X
WOOD_OTHER Wood other The value needed is not listed or is not defined within this list’s individual code value and definitions of wood. Please send a work request into GS1 or your solution provider requesting the code you are searching for. X
WOOD_PARTICLE_BOARD Particle board Particle Board, also known as particleboard, chipboard, and Low-Density Fibreboard (LDF), is an engineered wood product manufactured from wood chips, sawmill shavings, or sawdust, and a synthetic resin or other suitable binder, which is pressed and extruded. Particle board is a composite material. X
WOOD_PLYWOOD Plywood Plywood, a manufactured wood panel similar to LDF, MDF, and HDF, is made from layering thin sheets of wood. Plywood layers (called veneers or plies) are glued together, with adjacent plies having their wood grain rotated relative to adjacent layers up to 90 degrees. All plywoods bind resin and wood fibre sheets (cellulose cells are long, strong and thin) to form a composite material. X
WOOD_SOFTWOOD Softwood General term used to describe lumber produced from needle and/or cone bearing trees (Conifers). X
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