Wood plastic composite - the material for future? Huy Doan Dac Oct 31, 2016 Wood has been used for thousand years as a construction material from shelters, houses to boats. Today it is still use everywhere, from furniture to flooring & ceilings. However, wood has some clear limitations such as moisture absorption, fungi and mold attack, crack or splinter and need to paint or stain to
Wood-plastic composites: current trends in materials and processing The aesthetic and low maintenance properties of wood-plastic composites are continuing to drive growth in wood replacement applications. Volumes are growing, both in North America where the market is well established, but now also in Europe where it is now starting to get a foothold. Jennifer Markarian reports for
Wood-Plastic Composites—Performance and - Springer Abstract This chapter reviews and discusses the performance and environmental impacts of wood-plastic composites (WPCs) used in a variety of applications ranging from construction and automotive sectors to consumer goods. Performance is considered in terms of fitness for use, manufacturing methods, material compo-.