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Decking alternatives: a run down on wood plastic composite decking ...16 Sep 2014 ... Alternative decking products are only 15 years old in Australia, and their use is still nowhere near parity with traditional decking. But Eamon Hurley from composite Building Products believes this is all about to change, saying that if trends in the USA continue, the Australian alternative decking market is also set to flourish. The segment of the decking industry that Hurley predicts will most likely challenge the timber stronghold is wood plastic composite (WPC).

UPM ProFi high-performance composite decking for homeownersBeing lignin free, the fibres do not suffer from the normal wood greying effect and UPM ProFi is able to manufacture brighter and fresher colours with better colour durability than traditional composite deckings. The fibre content is ... Compared to composite deckings with hard plastic shell, UPM ProFi's Classic Deck range of decking has a much more natural tropical hardwood look and feel. With a fibre ...

Wood-Plastic CompositesPerformance and ... - Springerapplications (interior and engine), household items, packaging and consumer goods. The decision to use a WPC product in place of another, generally speaking, should be predicated on achieving greater performance, reduced price, or reduced environmental impact. Using exterior decking as an example of improved perfor- mance, a homeowner may choose to use WPC decking instead of pressure-treated timber because of the ease of maintenance and improved durability (i.e. ...

WOOD-PLASTIC COMPOSITE LUMBER VS. WOOD DECKING28 Jul 2010 ... benches and chairs, landscape timbers, railroad ties, and docks. Auto interiors and decking for outdoor applications represent the largest market for wood- plastic composites in both Europe and North. America. Growth is most rapid, in both regions, in the decking segment. plastic composite decking currently accounts for 10 percent of the residential decking market in North America and 6 percent in. Europe. In the U.S., use of plastic composite materials for residential ...

Life cycle assessment of ACQ-treated lumber with comparison to ...A cradle-to-grave life cycle assessment

Burning behavior of wood-plastic composite decking boards in end ...wood-plastic composite decking boards in end-use conditions: the effects of geometry, material composition, and moisture. Henrik Seefeldt. Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Germany. Ulrike Braun. Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Germany. Date received: 20 June 2011. Abstract. In this study, we investigated the basic knowledge necessary to develop flame-retarded wood plastic composite (WPC) materials by focusing on decking boards.

Burning behavior of wood-plastic composite decking boards in end ...22 Nov 2017 ... In this study, we investigated the basic knowledge necessary to develop flame-retarded woodplastic composite (WPC) materials by focusing on decking boards. Therefore, the respective effects of geometry, material composition, and moisture were ... Burning behavior of wood-plastic composite decking boards in end-use conditions: The effects of geometry, material composition, and moisture. Article · January 2012 with 327 Reads. DOI: 10.1177/0734904111423488.

Tecnodeck | About UsTecnodeck started its activity back in 2004 and today is one of the leading companies in Europe on the WPC-wood plastic composite materials. Tecnodeck is also the brand of a complete deck system and architectonic profiles, manufactured in this innovative material. wood plastic composite is already a first choice material in countries like the US, Canada or Japan. There has been a growing enthusiasm in Europe where this material is used more and more. Tecnodeck is ...