5 Questions About WPC ProductsMonday, April 9, 2018
The common questions often be asked with WPC products:
1.How long is the service life of wood plastic in outdoor?
Wood plastic is widely used outdoors and most of them are used in crowded public places. They are constantly tested by people and the environment. In this high density field, the lifespan of wood plastic can reach 5 years. When it is used in private places or In areas with low traffic, the longevity of WPC can be as long as 10 years.
2.WPC is an eco-friendly material? How to deal with waste wood profiles? Will waste wood plastic cause environmental pollution?
The environmental significance of wood plastic is multiple, on the one hand, it consumes waste plastic and wood powder that will pollute the environment. On the other hand, it can effectively replace the use of wood in the outdoors, thus saving a lot of valuable natural resources. Because it doesn’t contain any toxic component.
3.How is the weight of wood plastic compared to ordinary wood?
Compared with ordinary wood, wood plastic is much more important than normal, usually it is above 1.1, and the proportion of general wood is 0.4-0.7. Even if it is a hardwood with a larger proportion, the specific gravity is only about 1.0. Therefore, wood plastic in the same volume is much heavier.
4.How to process wood plastic, do you need special tools?
Wood plastic are as simple and easy to process as wood, and in some respects even easier. Only wood processing tools can be used to cut, drill and etc.
5.What type of screw is suitable for wood plastic profiles?
High-quality screws such as stainless steel and hot-dip galvanized steel are recommended. Screws with threads are especially recommended, which helps increase the nail holding power of the screws.