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Plastic Trim Performance Problems | Builder Magazine | Molding ...30 Jul 2014 ... Builders like cellular PVC trim for a lot of reasons. It's lightweight, durable, and waterproof. You don't have to paint it; but it holds paint well. But there is one dback: plastic trim doesn't move because of moisture the way wood does, but it does move because of temperature. And unlike wood (which mostly shrinks crosswise), PVC trim grows and shrinks along its lengtha lot. A long run of PVC fascia on your eave or rake easily could shrink an eighth of an inch ...

U.S. Demand for Wood-Plastic Composite & Plastic Lumber to ...10 Jun 2014 ... In large, high-growth residential applications such as decking, wood-plastic composite is increasingly preferred to plastic lumber. As nearly two-thirds of composite and plastic lumber demand is generated by the residential market, expansion in residential construction activity will boost composite lumber demand. Among other applications, molding and trim are also expected to advance at a strong pace through 2018. Wood-plastic composite and plastic lumber use in ...

Composite Trim Midwest Siding Supply Inc.composite trim. An alternative to wood trim is plastic-composite trim. Manufactured from a combination of recycled wood fiber and plastic, composite outdoor trim combines the positive features of both wood and polyethylene to produce a material that will not rot, crack, split or absorb moisture, and is termites resistant. Many composite products are virtually impervious to moisture and require no pressure treatment, chemical dipping, preservative treatments, water sealing or staining.

Wood-Plastic Composite & Plastic Lumber - The Freedonia Groupcomposite & plastic lumber ................. 117. 10 Molding & trim Demand for Wood-plastic. composite lumber by Market ................ 118. 11 Molding & trim Demand for. plastic lumber by Market ..................... 121. 12 Landscaping & Outdoor Products Outlook ...131. 13 Landscaping & Outdoor Products. Demand for Wood-plastic. composite & plastic lumber ................. 133. 14 Landscaping & Outdoor Products Demand for Wood-plastic composite &. plastic lumber by Material & Market ...

Geolaminc: HomeArchitectural trim. Cladding. Decking. Geolam is a sustainable wood-plastic composite used primarily for architectural trim, cladding and decking. Made of 90% recycled materials and 100% recyclable, Geolam is an eco friendly wood alternative and a sophisticated choice. Geolam technology reduces moisture content of wood fibers to 0%, producing a durable, slip-resistant compound protected from warping, mold, and color fading. Thanks to its quality and exceptional lifespan, ...

Exterior Molding and Trim Have a New Face | Builder Magazine ...10 Sep 2002 ... If you're still using wood exterior trim boards on your houses, then you know the deal. They're lightweight and inexpensive, but, like a tuna sandwich, wood does not last long when exposed to the blazing sun and water. A smart alternative is composite molding and trim. While they may look like wood, these products will last until the cows come home. composite trim may be wood/plastic, cellular PVC, vinyl, or polyurethane. They differ in weight and appearance, but ...

Wood-Plastic Composite & Plastic Lumber - Market Size, Market ...US demand for wood-plastic composite and plastic lumber is projected to advance 13.2 percent annually to $5.4 billion in 2015. Decking will remain the largest application and grow the fastest, followed by the molding and trim and window and door segments. Wood-plastic composite lumber will outpace plastic types.This study analyzes the $2.9 billion US wood-plastic composite and plastic lumber industry. It presents historical demand data for 2000, 2005 and 2010, and forecasts for ...