Composite lumber

Composite lumber

Lumber, typically decking, made from plastic, often high-density polyethylene, and wood fiber or other agricultural by-products. Composite lumber often contains recycled content. Also called composite decking.
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Growth will also be boosted by rising consumer interest in such high-value fencing materials as ornamental metal and plastic and composite lumber fencing.
As nearly two-thirds of composite and plastic lumber demand is generated by the residential market, expansion in that market will boost composite lumber demand.
The used coffee inside illy capsules will be composted and added to garden soil, and the plastic will be recycled into products such as park benches, pavers, and composite lumber.
This rebound will also create demand for colorants in wood-plastic composite lumber and chemical blowing agents utilized in the production of cellular PVC for decking, molding, and trim.
Over two years, bins in Rhode Island stores collected 18 million plastic bags, which were sold and recycled into composite lumber and other products.
Based in Tacoma, Washington, the Association is comprised of and represents manufacturers of plywood, oriented strand board, glued laminated (glulam) timber, wood I-joists and structural composite lumber.
Recovered polyethylene film is used to make durable plastic and composite lumber for outdoor decks and fencing, home building products, garden products, crates, piping, and new film packaging like plastic bags.
Wood-plastic and composite lumber to continue solid growth trend," posted Aug.
Many different test methods have been used to evaluate the elastic constants and elastic constant ratios of solid sawn lumber and structural composite lumber (SCL).
The recent introduction of a range of composite solid timber sections and I-Beams from the US and Europe is reflected in chapters on thin web beams and structural composite lumber.
Composite lumber also includes cellulose or wood fibers mixed with the plastic feedstock.
Trex, the much-ballyhooed recycled wood/plastic composite lumber, is starting to show up in C&D recycling yards.

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