discoloration of wpc materials research

Wood–Plastic Composite Technology | SpringerLink,Jun 4, 2015 ... Most recent research on WPC durability focuses on studies to better ... Most WPC products in the USA are utilized in building materials with few...

Wood-polymer composite furniture with low flammability,May 7, 2015 ... Scientists have developed a wood-polymer composite material for ... its use in bathrooms, where natural wood easily becomes discolored or moldy. ... Moreover, the pressed WPC boards produced by the WKI researchers are...

Investigations on ageing of wood-plastic composites for outdoor,Oct 15, 2016 ... In recent years deciders in building products and materials are more and more .... A study on how to regulate WPC cladding therefore should focus on .... Discoloration is evaluated by xenon-light pre-treatment of samples and...

ten-year field study of wood plastic composites in santiago ... - SciELO,efforts toward development of more robust building materials. ... Surface weathering or discoloration, surface fungi colonization, presence of mold, and/or lichen .... WPC stake test field site (Year 3) at the University of Chile in Santiago, Chile.

Surface deterioration of wood-flour polypropylene composites by,Jun 1, 2007 ... In this study, weatherability of WPC was assessed by natural and accelerated weathering trials. Discoloration (whitening) of WPC during...

Biological Degradation of Wood-Plastic Composites (WPC) and,Much of the research on wood-plastic composites (WPC) has focused on formulation development and processing while high biological durability of the material...

Weathering Characteristics of Wood Plastic Composites Reinforced,Jul 23, 2016 ... Research has shown that the weathering of wood is confined to the wood surface and involves ... It was found that weathering discoloration of WPC reinforced with extracted wood flour was less ... 2. Materials and Methods...

Weathering Characteristics of Wood Plastic Composites Reinforced,Jul 23, 2016 ... Logo of materials. Materials .... Research has shown that the weathering of wood is confined to the wood surface and involves ... It was found that weathering discoloration of WPC reinforced with extracted wood flour was less...

Mold Resistance and Water Absorption of Wood/HDPE and Bamboo,This study was conducted to clarify the mold resistance and water absorption of wood ... decay and discoloration on WPC deck boards in Florida (Morris and Cooper, ... On the other hand, some evidence revealed that WPC materials are also...

Wood-Plastic Composites with Reduced Moisture - Forest Products,dence of fungal decay and discoloration on WPC deck ing in service. ... Experimental. Materials. The wood filler used in this study was western pine wood flour...