EN 635-3: 1995 (confirmed 2014)

Softwoods

Part 3 of this standard tabulates the size of allowable natural characteristics and manufacturing defects for each of the appearance classes listed in Part 1.  It does not apply to overlaid panels.

Comparison: APA veneer grades referencing US PS 1-09 and EN 635-3 surface appearance grades

 US PS 1-09

 EN 635-3 (Softwood)

N

A

B

C plugged

C

D

E

I

I/II

II/III

III

IV

This is a simplified interpretation of the grading rules based on the appearance of the surface veneers. Equivalents cannot be exactly compared as two different sets of grading rules apply.