alternative raw materials for wood deck

4 alternative timber decking materials to consider during deck design

oct 25 2011 pvc materials are not environmentally friendly. most of all pvc decking looks like plastic decking. it has a shiny plastic appearance and normally has a faux wood grain emboss ed pattern to try to give it a more natural appearance. pvc decking can be very expensive compared to its alternatives.【Get Price】

composite decking - materials and creation process deck talk

mar 28 2013 composite decking is one of the most popular alternative decking products available and is longer lasting than a traditional wood deck. this is defined as a forming process in which the raw materials are mixed and forced through an opening to produce a product that maintains a relatively consistent size 【Get Price】

wood-plastic composite lumber vs. wood decking

jul 28 2010 often promoted as an environmentally preferable or “green” alternative to other decking materials. in this paper we examine the performance of wood-plastic composite (wpc) decking and its environmental properties. we also highlight a recently completed life cycle analysis. (lca) and comparison of wpc 【Get Price】

what are some lightweight decking alternatives to plywood

sep 26 2017 development of waterproof adhesives in 1934 saw plywood become an established raw material for many industries and by 1975 over 16 billion square cellulosic fiberboard is a low-density wood-based building material that provides an alternative to plywood roof and floor decking and also has good 【Get Price】

a wood-alternative deck - nashville tn - stratton exteriors

oct 18 2012 most of the raw materials that make up products come from recovered plastic grocery bags plastic film and waste wood fiber. company purchases approximately 300 million pounds of used polyethylene and an equal amount of sawdust each year materials that would normally end up 【Get Price】

ideas for alternative deck materials - networx

are you planning to build a deck? it's good to know that there are alternatives to standard pressure-treated decking lumber. unlike wood all these materials are practically maintenance-free. they offer many additional advantages as well. some look very similar to real wood and are easy to install. others use recycled 【Get Price】

composite fibre plastic material 11

as an alternative to natural wood composite fibre plastic material offers a practical middle ground and one manufacturer to another and also depend on the proportion of raw materials used. the primary use of this material is for external works such as decks trellis screen walls garden furniture etc. the following are 【Get Price】

material - resysta

one material endless possibilities. water resistant sustainable and almost identical to tropical wood – all these characteristics open a variety of possibilities in using resysta. outdoor furniture floor coverings and decks of ships are just the beginning. further examples are house facades wellness and wet areas. resysta is 【Get Price】