PT ZONE: Wood & Natural Fiber Compounds

PT Article The 2015 SPE Research/Engineering Technology Award Nicely Goes To...
Suresh Shah awarded for his contributions to automotive plastics and composites developments. More (+)


MOST RECENT CONTENT: Wood & Natural Fiber Compounds

SPE Auto Awards Innovations In Safety, Environmental, Process, Power Train

Check out these interesting 2014 SPE Automotive Innovation Awards' finalists in the safety, environmental, process/assembly, power train areas.

TESTING: Advanced Video Extensometer Meets Rigorous Test Standards

Instron will debut its new advanced video extensometer for strain measurement at NPE 2015.

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING: 3D Print PLA with Natural Fibers

FKuR and Helian Polymers have developed PLA filmaments reinforced with natural fibers for FDM.

Fine-Particle-Sized Cellulosics Key To Patented Bio-Plastic Compounds

Through a Japanese/U.S. joint venture, a new range of customized bio-plastic compounds are now available in North America.

Study Urges Companies To Disclose Data On Plastic

Companies could become more sustainable by improving the way they measure, manage and report the amount of plastic they use in their business operations and supply chains.

View More Content in This Zone  |  RSSRSS  |  AtomAtom

OVERVIEW:
Wood & Natural Fiber Compounds

woodfiber.jpg

These materials are compounds of polymer and either wood flour or natural fibers from long-leaf plants. Polymers formulated with wood and fibers include PVC, PP and nylon, among others. Products produced from these formulations, such as decks and siding, are said to combine the functionality of plastics with the appearance of wood.


more (+)
All rights reserved. Copyright © Gardner Business Media, Inc. 2015 Cincinnati, Ohio 45244