Sterling board is made from softwood strands compressed and glued together with exterior grade, water-resistant resins. It is easily recognisable because of the irregular pattern of flattened, softwood strands that make up the surface. The appearance of the surface is not very attractive. Sterling board is used where the appearance of the surface is unimportant.
Sterling board can be primed and top coating with oil based timber paint. Water-based products should not be used as they may cause some swelling of the surface wafers.
Uses: -It may bee used to protect windows of empty buildings or to make products that need to bee protected against the elements e.g. fishing boxes.