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Working with wood-plastic composites

What you’ll learn:

Your company has decided to begin manufacturing its products from wood-plastic composites. Product designers have decided this will set the business on a more sustainable course. But what factors should designers and manufacturers consider when working with these materials? In this white paper, we’ll discuss the particulars of designing and manufacturing with wood-plastic composites and put to rest any concerns that they’re difficult to work with, so you too can be happy about your company’s sustainable new direction.  In this white paper, we’ll cover the following topics:

  • The effect of different particle sizes and wood species
  • Tooling considerations
  • Processing temperatures
  • Other processing concerns

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