deterioration of plastic composite decking

Biological Degradation of Wood-Plastic Composites ... - CiteSeerX

Much of the research on wood-plastic composites (WPC) has focused on ... decking material in service was first presented by Morris and Cooper (10). Morris and...

What Are Composite Deck Boards Made of? | Hunker

Nov 14, 2017 ... Composite decking boards, first introduced in the early 90's, consist ... are coated with a plastic film which prevents deterioration from moisture.

Above Ground Deterioration of Wood and Wood-Based Materials

Jun 10, 2014 ... (UV) portion of sunlight reacts with, and causes, a slow deterioration of .... Wood-plastic composite deck boards after a rain shower followed by.

Surface deterioration of wood plastic composites under outdoor ...

Dec 3, 2014 ... Outdoor exposure tests of wood plastic composites (WPCs) were conducted at seven sites in Japan. The tests examined the process of...

Wood Fiber-Plastic Composites - NC State University

commercially available wood-plastic composite decking materials. ... feed force requirements, and a deterioration of the resulting surface quality (12), but also...

Another Refinishing Option for Composite Decking | Professional ...

Versacryl is a refinishing option for faded and deteriorating vinyl and WPC ... Bob HarrisInnovative Plastics Technologies Located in Ohio, this WPC deck had a...

The Deck Handbook, Part 4: Wood-Plastic Composite (WPC) Decking

But, it may be that the basic concept of wood-plastic composite decking is ... shade the plastic from UV rays that cause the plastic to deteriorate, while the plastic...

Garbage Into Gold: Inside our's Stunning Turnaround - Forbes

Feb 11, 2015 ... Ron Kaplan saved the synthetic-decking pioneer by treating it like a startup. ... to make decking out of plastic waste and wood scraps, creating a composite ... new deck surfaces deteriorate, and they started filing lawsuits ( our...

Why Composite Decking Is Better Now Than Ever Before - BuildDirect

Feb 29, 2016 ... Composite decking is made from a combination of plastic and wood fiber. ... long exposure to a wet environment, structural deterioration, mold,...

Some issues with composite decking! | Newtown, CT Patch

Jul 20, 2012 ... Newtown, CT - Considering switching to composite decking? ... we noted was the deterioration of the wood joists under the composite decking. ... Scratching: Composite decking is made of a combination of wood and plastic.