Wood Plastic Decking Boards

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Wood plastic decking boards in particular are their durability and comparatively low cost. Wood plastic composite products come in a variety of colors and textures. The wood plastic decking boards holds up well as materials for outdoor projects, those that will stand up to prolonged exposures to weather. According to the International Convention of the Society of Wood Science and Technology, “these plastic decking boards are transformed by extrusion processes to obtain applications including profiles, sheathings, decking, roof tiles and window trims, with improved thermal and creep performance compared with unfilled plastics. ”

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Composite Deck Boards Features

Standard wood-working tools and saws can be used with composite deck materials. They can be joined by using nails and screws without pre-drilling or other preparation. Composite deck boards will not deaminate and does not need to be sealed. Some are fabricated with hollow cores to minimize weight and make it easier to handle.

How Strong A Wood Plastic Decking Boards

How strong a wood plastic decking boards can be? We know that wood is very tough, at least for the same purposes wood plastics are intended. As it is shown in Chapter 7, flexural strength of wood can reach 20, 000 psi. In wood plastic, Wood fit best is blended with a much weaker polymer matrix, which high-density polyethylene has flexural strength of about 1400 psi (Chapter 2). In a very simplified and case, when, say, 50% plastic-50% wood fit best is ideally blended into the wood plastic, and wood fit bar is oriented along the fly ow, that is, longitudinally, the flexural strength would be equal to a symmetrical superposition of the flexural strength of the matrix and the vi bra, which is about 10, 700 psi.

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