Oriented strand board is an excellent choice for roof deck wall and subfloor sheathing.
1 2 plywood roof deck.
On more modern homes roof decks are more often seen with laminated panels of plywood or non laminated oriented strand boards osb.
Osb has its advantages.
The materials used may vary depending on the location of the building to the shape of the roof and even the surrounding climate.
Severe weather 1 2 in common douglas fir plywood sheathing application as 4 x 8.
Cdx ground contact pressure treated plywood model 131876 45 98 45 98.
The materials can range anywhere from asphalt wood metal clay or even glass.
Before lumber companies began selling osb the standard choice for sheathing a roof with a 24 inch rafter spacing was 1 2 inch cdx plywood the letters cdx indicate that it is construction grade.
1 2 or 5 8 inch plywood is.
Provides exceptional dimensional stability and stiffness.
Applies to panels 24 inches or wider.
Intervals so you know where underlying studs rafters and joists are for nailing.
3 4 plywood 4x8 3 8 plywood plywood subflooring plywood roof sheathing 48 24 sheathing plywood 3 4 in.
Some panels have a textured surface which makes them less slippery when used for roof sheathing.
In our area 1 2 in.
Uniform load deflection limitations 1 180 of span under live load plus dead load 1 240 under live load only.
Osb panels often have lines at 16 and 24 in.
Plywood used for roof decking is typically called sheathing and carries a grade stamp indicating its load and span ratings and other performance factors.
Osb sheathing costs a few dollars less per sheet than 1 2 in.