Draft Details

Designation:O153-19
Source:CSA
Review start date:May 22, 2019
Review end date:Jul 22, 2019
Contact email:sue.ruscetta(at)csagroup.org
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Draft Scope/Description:

1 Scope

1.1 

This Standard applies to exterior bond, all-veneer plywood that has a minimum of three plies and whose outermost plies have parallel grain direction.

1.2 

This Standard specifies requirements for

a) a quality system;

b) materials;

c) panel construction;

d) bonding;

e) veneer and panel grades;

f) dimensions and tolerances;

g) marking; and

h) testing.

1.3 

In this Standard, “shall” is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the standard; “should” is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; “may” is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the standard; and “can” is used to express possibility or capability.

Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.

Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.

Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.

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