Flooring Core Line
With the recent shortage and increased cost of plywood, Ogden Group has developed a manufacturing method that replaces plywood with a solid engineered core substrate. The solid core substrate consists of a 2-ply construction - a rotary peeled veneer bottom layer and a top layer comprised of sticks that are gang-ripped from 4/4 low-grade lumber. The wear layer would then be applied on top of the core substrate, just as it would be placed on plywood.
The substrate core is made into a panel that is 2’ wide by 8’ long. This panel is then ripped into the widths required for the flooring. Based on the 2’ x 8’ panel, the machinery system can produce approximately 30,000 sq. ft. of substrate core per shift.
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