The thicknesses of chipboard

Hardly any building material can be used today in as many different areas as a cheap chipboard. This is further facilitated by the extremely high number of different thicknesses in which chipboard today exists.

Cheap material for many purposes

Whether you want to quickly build some cheap pieces of furniture or a drywall to clad robust, chipboard are ideal for many purposes. This of course makes the low price possible.

Depending on the thickness chipboard can also be used as a floor covering. These plates are conveniently offered even with tongue and groove.

For particularly light interior linings, there is a 2.5-millimeter chipboard, which even exists on rolls up to about 100 meters in the special trade.

Chipboard thick

  • 2.5 millimeters - also available on wheels
  • 8 millimeters
  • 10 millimeters
  • 12 to 16 millimeters
  • 18 millimeters
  • 19 millimeters
  • 22 millimeters
  • 25 millimeters
  • 28 millimeters
  • 32 millimeters
  • 35 millimeters
  • 38 millimeters
  • 40 millimeters
  • 80 millimeters

Chipboard with tongue and groove

Chipboard with tongue and groove are often used as flooring. There are tongue and groove chipboard usually in the following thicknesses.

  • 16 mm - plate size 205 times 92.5 cm
  • 16 mm - plate size 205 times 61.5 cm
  • 19 mm - plate size 205 times 92.5 cm
  • 19 mm - plate size 205 times 61.5 cm
  • 22 mm - plate size 205 times 92.5 cm
  • 22 mm - plate size 205 times 61.5 cm

Tips & Tricks

Pay attention to the intended use for the thickness of your chipboard. For floor, the plate with tongue and groove, for example, should not be under 22 millimeters thick.

Often 18 millimeters are recommended, but depending on the distance between the underlying slatted frame, you should consider whether that is really sufficient.

Video Board: Comparison Chipboard Weight