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Blockboard is a man-made product similar to plywood, which has core made from strips of softwood. It is better than particle board and medium density fiberboard (MDF). Blockboards have good dimensional stability (even when exposed to humidity), and exhibit high resistance to warping or twisting. A homeowner must know sizes of blockboard available in the market and approximate cost of blockboard before buying it. Here we have briefed some standard sizes of blockboard and cost of blockboard.
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The blockboards manufactured in India have standard thickness and sizes. The blockboard suppliers supply blockboards with sizes in terms of square feet. Likewise, these boards price are quoted on area bases i.e. per sq.ft.
As per I.S Code: 1659, the thickness of blockboards can be of 12mm, 15mm, 19mm, 25mm, 30mm, 35mm, 40mm, 45mm or 50 mm.
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Block boards standard sizes available in the market are given below:
|2440 x 1220||8′ x 4′|
|2140 x 1220||7′ x 4′|
|2140 x 920||7′ x 3′|
|1830 x 1220||6′ x 4′|
|1830 x 920||6′ x 3′|
Note: Any other dimensions (length, breadth and thickness) as agreed between the manufacturer and the purchaser can also be used in the market – it usually depends on the demand of the purchaser for need and quantity.
Blockboard price are always calculated per square foot. Their price range may vary depending upon the type of inner core wood species used (softwood or hardwood), size and thickness of the sheet.
The price approximately *ranges for commercial blockboard from 90 to 150 Rs /Sq.ft. and for water proof blockboard from 120 to 200 Rs /Sq.ft.
*This range may vary depending on the blockboard suppliers and location.