May 31, 2016 . The global Wood Plastic Composite market is expected to reach USD 9.77 . Superior mechanical strength, low maintenance and weight reduction . However, the moisture sorption properties associated with wood, which.
Nov 17, 2009 . WPCs are fairly moisture resistant, especially compared to wood, but they do .. Williams says that the market for WPC product lines is often.
The current North American Wood Plastic Composite (WPC) market is . such as CaCO3 or talc, for instance, increases the stiffness and moisture resistance,
Keywords: wood-plastic composites, fungal durability, moisture resistance, . biological attack it is possible to increase the WPC decay resistance by . Isothiazalone biocides hold greater than one-third of the market of biocides for plastics.
short-term resistance of WPC against biological degradation is . gaining rapid market share in North America, primarily as a substitute for wood decking (1-3). . moisture, UV-light and temperature affect WPC performance, but these are not.
Fulltext - Mold Resistance and Water Absorption of Wood/HDPE and Bamboo/HDPE Composites. . WPC has a broad market and a bright application prospect. . Stiffness of WPC was affected more severely by moisture absorption than by.
Jan 28, 2016 . The global wood-plastic composites (WPC) market was valued at .. characteristics - such as resistance to moisture and ease of shaping - that.
Oct 15, 2016 . Strength losses are transferable to a WPC cladding design value. . Obviously besides decking, fencing could not yet emerge as market innovation. .. Moisture resistance boiling test, EN15534-1; 8.3.3, 7% mass increase.
Aug 15, 2018 . Prospects for growth in wood plastic composite markets . and improved weather resistance and lower maintenance needs compared to traditional lumber. . Because plastic is the largest cost component of WPC, recycling today plays . of the wood fiber during processing, and removing moisture with resin.
TECHNICAL AND MARKET TRENDS IN . ModWood is a Wood Polymer Composite (WPC). ModWood boards . Modest mechanical properties of strength and stiffness . retention. Improved mechanical properties and reduced moisture.