Plywood MANUFACTURING Defects pART 3 Defects items
Any manufacturing mark or damage that interferes with the aesthetic appearance or usability of a given panel. Types of defects include delamination, machine or handling damage, dents or impressions (press fault) in a face or back, face or
back visible due to excessive sanding (sand-through), core show through, and the like. A natural characteristic
such as a knot, split, bark pocket, mineral streak, other color marks or streaks, worm holes, or worm tracks are not considered defects, but rather are limited in occurrence by one of the applicable grades. Allowable but unrepaired or poorly repaired natural characteristics may be considered as defects.