transportation costs and storage issues are limiting their growth . Figure 1 is a list of some wood-plastic composite products currently available in North. America . The decking, window and door profile, and automotive markets represent the majority of the wood-plastics manufactured in the United States. 1-2
The most important sales market in North America is the decking sector, i.e. deckings.
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American Wood Fibers is the leading supplier of wood flour for the wood plastic composites market. Whether you're a large composite decking manufacturer or working on a customer molding application, we have a product to fit your needs. > continue reading. Applications include decking, railing, roofing, siding & door trim,
Wood plastic composites are widely used in the U.S. They are manufactured by mixing wood particles as fine as flour and recycled plastics. North American In general, WPC deck has a production cost of about 15% more as compared to that of pressure-treated lumber, but requires a lower maintenance cost. The actual
WPC deck board, alone, accounts for about 50 percent of overall WPC volume and has staked claim to a good piece of the $4.6 billion U.S. decking market. “Wood-plastic composite has increased from 4 percent in 1996 to 14 percent in 2006 of the overall decking market,” says Ferrell. That percentage is expected to grow to
Composite decking is an environmentally friendly lumber alternative that combines plastic and wood fiber. Pros: Weather resistant Plastic. Plastic decking colors. American Plastic Lumber, Inc. High-density plastic lumber (PL) is made from recycled polyethylene (ReHDPE) plastic. That means your old
Life cycle assessment of ACQ-treated lumber with comparison to wood plastic composite decking. Christopher A. Bolin a, , Stephen Smith b a AquAeTer, Inc., Division of If an average U.S. family adds or replaces a deck surfaced with ACQ-treated lumber, their impact. “footprint” for GHG emissions, fossil