outdoor decking materials journals

Treated Wood or Composite Decking - LBM Journal

The battle over which is greener is taking place in decking products. Treated wood decking has been used for decades, but now other materials such as plastics 


Composite Wood is a Green Choice - LBM Journal

When a customer asks if manufactured deck materials—like composite wood decking— are “green,” how can deck professionals respond? Do wood-plastic 


Deck Estimates: Part 1 – Gather The Right Information | LBM Journal

When a customer comes in for an estimate on decking materials, they don't Find out if the customer wants to use real wood or if they prefer a composite.


Best Composite Decking | Low Maintenance Decking Material |

Learn about our best-in-class composite decking; the low maintenance choice. That same low-maintenance innovation is available in railing, outdoor . won Design Journal's ADEX awards for Pergola Air (Platinum), Outdoor 


Decking is the fundamental foundation of outdoor decor – Las

It's the fundamental foundation in the exterior decor. Las Vegas Review-Journal . There are alternatives to pouring a slab of concrete, with pavers becoming the go-to decking material for residential applications. Travertine 


Wood-plastic composite - Wikipedia

Wood-plastic composites (WPCs) are composite materials made of wood fiber/wood flour and The most widespread use of WPCs in North America is in outdoor deck floors, but it is also used for railings, fences, landscaping timbers, . Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials 14; Jump up ^ Gibson, Scott (2008).


Burning behavior of wood-plastic composite decking boards in end

Burning behavior of wood-plastic composite decking boards in end-use wood–plastic composite (WPC) materials by focusing on decking boards. Journal of Fire Sciences 2008; 26(1): 5–43. , Google Scholar Abstract. 12.


Considerations In Recycling Of Wood-Plastic Composites

Wood-plastic composite decking has made major advances in material performance, materials and process issues of wood-plastic composites related to future recycling efforts. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 80(13):2573-2577.


How To Make Plastic Wood | ProSales Online | Composite Materials

Making wood-plastic composite (WPC) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) WPC deck firms constantly have to test thematerials and adjust their recipes. as The Wall Street Journal, United Press International, McGraw-Hill, 


Composite Lumber for Woodworking Projects? - Woodworking

Subscribe · Subscribe to Woodworker's Journal and noticed some folks that were selling outdoor furniture from composite decking material.


Engineered wood products | Australian Hardware Journal

Engineered timber and composite materials are often 'out of sight, out of mind' as far as Composite timber decking has great potential in a variety of domestic 


About | Composite Products for Outdoor - Decking

is the award-winning composite decking brand crafting eco-friendly composite materials material waste and preventing more than 60,000 tons of plastic and wood from 2017 International Builder Show Hot Products (LBM Journal).


Composite Decking News & Events |

LBM Journal . June 29, 2014 – Gary discusses decking materials with 's Craig January 29, 2014 – 's Brent Gwatney writes about the advantages of composite versus wood decking in commercial applications.


Treated Wood Deck Framing Rules Get Tougher | JLC Online

A new treated wood industry standard redefines acceptable uses for "Above Ground" rated lumber.


Evaluation of the performance of composite wood decking bonded

Forest Products Journal In-Press. Evaluation of the performance of composite wood decking bonded with phenol resorcinol process to manufacture composite decking boards with quartersawn or starsawn southern pine lumber bonded