MDO Panel MACHINING & FASTENING
Roseburg’s DuraGard Premium can be sawn, nailed, routed, shaped and drilled. Always use sharp, high-speed tools and be careful to prevent marring the overlay surface. Space. Nails should penetrate at least 1 inch to the substrate material. Spiral or ringshank nails offer the very best holding power, but screws and bolts can also be utilized.
MDO Panel FINISHING
DuraGard Premium should be painted when subjected to weather or humid conditions. It is recommended that a primer coating made by precisely the exact same producer because the finish coat is applied and follow the company’s specific application guidelines. Panels must be dry when applying the finish. Panels meant for exterior exposure should be edge sealed with two heavy coats of top-quality exterior paint formulated for wood. Edges are most easily sealed when panels have a stack. Roseburg offers factory priming on one side, two sides, and border.
MDO Panel CONSTRUCTION
The core innerplies and back are all “C” grade or better as outlined at PS 1. A coating of hardwood veneer completes the core construction and provides a smooth surface for bonding the phenolic) impregnated cellulose fiber overlay.
MDO Panel OVERVIEW
Roseburg’s DuraGard Premium MDO Panel is your perfect, paint prepared industrial plywood panel. Its very smooth paper overlay receives paint excellent with less drip and minimal if any grain transfer. The western softwood core is quite stiff, strong and durable and provides years of service if maintained properly. The smooth resin (water resistant phenolic) impregnated cellulose fiber overlay can be obtained one 1 or 2 sides and DuarGard Premium can also be ordered factory primed on 1 side or 2 sides.
MDO Panel GRADE
Roseburg’s DuraGard is made out of a high-quality paper saturated with phenolic resin solids and overlaid on our exterior-grade plywood panels. The “B” Plugged Fir veneer beneath the overlay provides a smooth surface perfect for painting. DuraGard is manufactured with waterproof resins that meet or exceed all veneer-grade, adhesion, and construction requirements of PS 1-09.
MDO Panel STORAGE
Because DuraGard Premium MDO Panel is usually finished, it’s crucial to keep the product dry prior to use. Roseburg recommends keeping DuraGard Premium in a warehouse or under roof. If stored outdoors, units must be covered loosely with a protective material.