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OSB3

OSB3 is designed to withstand the toughest of conditions and is used for structural use in load bearing and challenging conditions. It is designed to perform well in humid conditions, making it ideal for house building and construction.

MGM Timber is happy to have been providing the best in OSB3 sheets since the creation of this wood product. We stock only the highest grade of the product, so you can be sure you're getting the strongest and most durable sheet for the task.

MGM Timber has been supplying customers with the highest quality timber products since 1991. This quality, combined with our excellent customer care, has seen us become the UK's leading timber supplier.

What is OSB3?

Oriented Strand Board Type 3 (OSB3) is a wood-based structural panel material that is tough, durable, and multifunctional. It really takes OSB to the next level by combining the benefits of regular OSB with the ability to work in humid conditions.

 The commercial designation derives from the engineering classification specified in BS EN 300 for its power in bearing weight with ease despite damp conditions. Here are just some of the examples that we currently offer:

  •     9x2400x1200mm OSB3 Board – This tinner board can be used for D.I.Y projects, providing cost-effective, lightweight durability.
  •     18x2400x1200mm OSB3 Board – The 18mm board is more heavy duty and a great option for bigger projects such as roof decking.

When Is OSB3 Used?

It is typically used as sheathing in walls, floors, and roof decking.

It excels in many construction areas and is particularly useful for working in humid conditions. One often finds that builders will choose between plywood and OSB in more exotic climates, depending on how humid it is. But with OSB3, you can now get the benefits of OSB with added water resistance.

It may not be waterproof, but it is resistant to humidity and thus preferable to many other sheet materials, especially in humid conditions. 

OSB3 Is Great For The Environment

All boards from MGM Timber are certified. This means that wood can be certified by the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®), signifying that the product complies with the "gold standard" for sustainable forestry.

OSB boards qualify as environmentally friendly products as they are manufactured from wood strands sourced from smaller sized trees that are grown in sustainable forests.

MGM Timber Deliver OSB3

If you need OSB3 or indeed any wood product, then MGM Timber is your go-to business. Our dedicated delivery service ensures that your products are conveyed swiftly from our temperature-controlled warehouse to your kerbside.

Need Advice On Wood?

No matter what product, just get in touch, and we'll tell you how we can meet your building demands.

We've been in business long enough to know that listening carefully to the customer's needs is the best way to offer them a solution they'll like.

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