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Wood-Plastic Composites: Weathering Quality Issues : Plastics ...In the U.S., ASTM has developed the first quality standards in the world for wood-composite decking. ASTM D 7031, a compendium of test methods, was approved in 2004 as a guide for makers of wpcs. This year saw publication of ASTM D 7032, which sets physical specifications for building-code acceptance of wpc deck boards and guard rails. Ongoing work at ASTM is focused on standards that will expand the use of wood and natural-fiber composites into more sophisticated ...

Ecodeck : Common Problems in Composite Decking & Their Solutions28 Apr 2016 ... Ecodeck composite decking is a great alternative to wood decks. Yet, there are issues that can't be avoided. Here are some solutions. ... as composite decking. They are made from a mixture of wood pulp and recycled plastic. They are also widely known as wood plastic composites. ... With the growing popularity of composite decking, some problems were observed over the course of their usage. It was observed that the latest produced of composite decks were more ...

Composite Decking Brands You Need to Know About - The Spruce23 Nov 2017 ... . legacy deck. Legacy Glamour decking. . What: . Materials: composite, polymer. History: In 1995, Crane Plastics formed an offshoot company that used a wood/plastic blending system. In 1997, shipped its first tongue-and-groove natural decking planks. Products: The Legacy hardwood collection, Good Terrain Collection, Better Tropical Collection, and Best Legacy Collection, FenceScape, ...

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Synthetic Decking Update | Professional Deck Builder | Composite ...11 Feb 2016 ... Most decking sold in the U.S. today is wood, with synthetic decking making up a little less than 30% of the total residential market. But pros install a lot more synthetic decking than the average weekend warrior; our surveys show that PDB readers install wood-plastic composite (wpc), PVC, and other types of non-wood decking products on nearly 60% of their projects. A few years ago, capped wpc decking was just a blip on the radar; now these products command ...