WEB EXCLUSIVE A new organic biocide is said to significantly increase the lifespan of wood plastic composites (WPCs), by ‘dramatically’ reducing the adverse effects of mold or microorganisms that cause discoloration. ArticlePublished: 12/17/2008
Processing guidelines for molders interested in exploring the burgeoning field of wood-plastic composites was one hot topic at the Molding 2006 International Conference and Exhibition, held recently in Las Vegas by Executive Conference Management. ArticlePublished: 5/1/2006
Extruded decking still drives the embryonic wood-filled plastics market. But injection and compression molded wood composites are coming on strong, and extruded profiles are moving toward more complex millwork shapes.