Chinese National Standards (Guobiao) For Plywood and Other Panels

Chinese national standard, Guobiao or GB, for plywood, HDF, MDF, particle board, chipboard, OSB and LVL lumber.

Guobiao standards or GB standards are the Chinese national standards issued by the Standardization Administration of China, the Chinese National Committee of the ISO and IEC. GB stands for Guobiao, the Chinese Pinyin for national standard. Mandatory standards are prefixed “GB”. Recommended standards are prefixed “GB/T”.

chinese national standards for plywood

As of today, Chinese national standards for plywood are all recommended standards, few of them are mandatory.

This article writes about the latest Chinese national and industry standard for multi-layered plywood and other panels.

Plywood Guobiao Standards

Plywood Standard CodeProduct
GB/T 5849-2016Blockboard
GB/T 9846-2015Ordinary Plywood
GB/T 13010-2006Sliced Veneer
GB/T 17656-2008Concrete Forming Plywood
GB/T 18101-2013Fire Retardant Plywood
GB/T 19536-2015Container Flooring Plywood
GB/T 22350-2017Moulded Plywood
GB/T 35216-2017Structural Plywood
LY/T 1115-2012Plywood for Table Tennis Racket/Bat
LY/T 1170-2013Plywood for Tea Packaging Boxes
LY/T 1364-2006Plywood for Railway Passenger Coach
LY/T 1417-2011Birch Plywood For Aircraft
LY/T 1599-2011Rotary Cut Veneer
LY/T 2875-2017Fire Retardant Blockboard
GB/T represents Guobiao, the Chinese national standards. LY/T represents forestry industry standards.

Hereby we also list the GB standard for fibreboard, particle board and LVL lumber.

  • GB/T 11718-2009 Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF)
  • GB/T 18958-2013 Fire Retardant MDF
  • GB/T 31765-2015 High Density Fibreboard (HDF)
  • GB/T 4897-2015 Particle Board (Chipboard)
  • LY/T 1580-2010 Oritented Strand Board (OSB)
  • GB/T 20241-2006 Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL)

These standards are open online. You may check these standards on the Guobiao Standard Open System.

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