This section is based on NyloDeck composite decking as manufactured by NyloBoard, 14187 Industrial. Park Blvd. D1413 - Standard Test Method for Wood Preservatives by Laboratory Soil-Block Cultures. 3. D3274 D7032 - Standard Specification for Establishing Performance Ratings for Wood-Plastic. Composite Deck
The flexural properties of wood plastic composite (WPC) deck boards exposed to 9.5 years of environmental decay in Hilo, Hawaii, were compared to samples exposed to moisture and decay fungi for 12 weeks in the laboratory, to establish a correlation between sample flexural properties and calculated void volume.
"There were several excellent papers describing new test results and comparing real-world moisture aging tests with lab results," says Tatyana Samoylova, R&D engineer with decking manufacturer Kadant Composites in Bedford, Mass. "This is what the industry needs." Another big need for makers of wood and natural-fiber
Field and Laboratory Decay. Evaluations of Wood Plastic. Composites. Rebecca E. Ibach. Marek Gnatowski. Grace Sun. Abstract. Experimental wood plastic composites (WPCs) were made so that they matched the manufacturing process, dimensions, and water absorption of some commercial decking boards. WPC
Combination of Wood-Plastic. ▫ Thermoplastic- HDPE, LDPE, PP, PVC. ▫ Wood Flour- 20 to 60 mesh- Pine, Oak, Maple. ▫ Lubricants, Pigments, Coupling agents, other additives. ▫ Technology. ▫ Extrusion, Injection or Compression molding. ▫ Pre-Compounding
their wood-plastic composite (WPC) deck boards in accordance with ASTM D 4803, Standard. Test Method Compositology, LLC's WPC deck board is a wood-polypropylene composite decking profile consisting Unless otherwise indicated, all testing reported herein was conducted in a laboratory set to.
Outdoor Durability of Wood Plastic Composite Lumber. Researchers at the Forest Products Laboratory evaluated how well structures made from wood plastic composites, such as this deck, hold up to UV exposure and fungal attack. Wood plastic composite lumber is finding a place in the market for outdoor structures such
There's a scent of melting plastic wafting through the corridors of many a U.S. laboratory these days, as entrepreneurs--big and small--chase the perfect In this shiny new fantasy of yestermorrow, two of America's favorite by-products--wood and plastic--have come together in super-durable decking,
D7032 - 17 Standard Specification for Establishing Performance Ratings for Wood-Plastic Composite and Plastic Lumber Deck Boards, Stair Treads, Guards, and Standard E1 Standard Method for Laboratory Evaluation for Determination of Resistance to Subterranean Termites Available from American Wood-Preservers
potential uses. The markets for WPC decking lumber have been expanding recently and new applications are being pursued. Door and window components, deck handrails and fencing are other mar- kets for the WPC industry. The flexibility of manufacturing methods and product performance attributes provide the potential
The Wood Plastic Composites information website could be helpful for composite lumber composite decking wood working business start ups, small-scale entrepreneurs, Natural fiber and wood plastic composite producers and suppliers can utilize the Wood Materials and Engineering Laboratory's consultation to obtain
Wood & Natural Fibers. In the Center's Wood Materials Engineering Lab, research projects are as varied as designing wood plastic composites for use in construction and converting forest residuals into alternative jet fuel. Projects span fundamental and applied areas of wood materials and engineering. LEARN MORE
Flexural Properties of Surface Reinforced Wood Plastic. Deck Board. Long Jiang, Michael P. Wolcott, Jinwen Zhang, Karl Englund. Wood Materials and Engineering Laboratory, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164-1806. Decking and railing is the largest and fastest growing market for wood plastic
A large portion of the composite decking available on the market is a "wood-plastic composite" or WPC. As the name implies, these compounds are a end sealant for drying lumber may be an option. The ends on these capstock deck boards swelled because of water absorption in a lab environment.
The WPC materials for laboratory tests were injection molded test specimens with 50% modified wood particles and 50% cellulose ester (CAP) or poly-lactic acid (PLA) content. The field test specimens were taken from larger extruded decking board profiles with 60% wood content and 40% CAP. 60 40-mix (wt wt) for CAP
After exposure in the field and laboratory soil block culture testing, the void content of wood plastic composite (WPC) decking boards was compared to unexposed samples. A void volume analysis was conducted based on calculations of sample density and from micro-computed tomography (microCT) data. It was found
Whereas traditional decking can suffer from slippage, especially in winter, or from leaves, or summer rain or next to a pool our composite decking does not. The specifically engineered anti slip groove has been tested in a lab environment to make sure that the surface of our decking won't become slippery even in wet
Decking Specification. PART 1: GENERAL. 1.1 SECTION INCLUDES. A. Composite decking. 1.2 RELATED SECTIONS. A. Section 06-1100 - Wood Framing. 1.3 REFERENCES. A. ASTM D-1413-99: Test Method for Wood Preservatives by Laboratory Soil-block Cultures, ASTM International. B. ASTM D-2565-99: Practice for
consistent with laboratory results but considerably more time is needed to adequately assess the different formulations. Introduction. Demand for wood-plastic composite (WPC) and plastic lumber in the United States is predicted to in crease 11 percent per year through 2009 to $3.5 billion. (Staff 2006). Decking applications
decking is classified as a Class C, or Class III, building material. As a result, lumber will burn as wood does, even though it contains several other composite materials. Fire resistance ratings are determined by Underwriters Laboratories, an independent consumer safety company. An "A" rating