Mar 8, 2018 . Global Wood Plastic Composite (WPC) Market is anticipated to grow at a higher CAGR in the estimated period and is expected to grow consistently in the . Based on segmentation by application, the wood plastic composite (WPC) includes building and construction products, automotive components,..
Jul 13, 2013 . Gains will be driven by ongoing consumer interest in the material as a substitute for natural wood products in such applications as decking and fencing. Moreover, because wood-plastic composite lumber incorporates recycled materials, it is seen as an environmentally friendly building material. Plastic..
Nov 17, 2016 . (2008) A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the Requirements for the degree of BACHELOR OF SCIENCE in WOOD PRODUCTS PROCESSING by Andre Sidharta 2011 1 . 3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Wood Plastic Composite (WPC) market share has been growing rapidly in the last few decades
I remember reporting on wood-plastic composites products, primarily weatherable decking, well over a decade ago when quality issues would steadily crop up. . The growing demand for wood-plastic composites from this market segment is projected to drive the demand in coming years thanks to the superior performance..
Aug 24, 2011 . The global market for wood-plastic composites can be broken down into four segments by application building products, automotive, infrastructure, and other . The automotive segment, totaling 358,000 metric tons in 2011, should grow to 788,000 metric tons in 2016, a CAGR of 17.1%. The infrastructure..
Additive use is growing as wood-plastic composites penetrate new markets with more stringent performance requirements and as interest in long-term stability of composite products increases.While profile extrusion is used for the biggest portion of the market, in decking boards, injection moulding is finding a place as well
Nov 12, 2008 . Wood plastic composites are an important and growing segment of the forest products industry. This industry segment has grown in double digit percentages annually for the past decade. In North America, the WPC market has been dominated by rail and decking products while in Europe more emphasis..
Oct 3, 2006 . Wood science researchers in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University have developed new wood-plastic composites that are stronger and less expensive than any similar products now available a major breakthrough for this growing industry. Wood-plastic composites, often used for such things..
Wood plastic composite is panel or lumber product made from recycled plastic and small wood particles or fibers. Wood plastic . Traditional pressure treated wood with mostly chromate copper arsenate (CCA) is facing growing dissatisfaction among the user due to health reasons and environmental pollution. Additionally..
growing usage within the plastics industry. The advantages are the availability and low price of the wood particles, the possibility of partially substituting the polymer in the mixture and sustainable use of the earth's resources. The current WPC products on the market are to a large extent limited to extruded products
Decking may have played the first prominent role for wood-plastic composites, but the versatility of these hybrid formulations goes far beyond the back patio. These composite materials are an effective stand-in for a wide range of products. Wood-plastic composites are compatible with most plastic processing tooling and are..
Compounding of wood and natural fibre-plastic composites continues grow at a pace that significantly exceeds that of the general plastics industry- both in North . reviews the international market for wood-plastic composites and discusses some of the issues for both captive compounding and compounded product