Wood Plastic Composite
Wood plastic composites are processed lumber or timber made out of recycled plastic and wood wastes. It is a non-pollution material that replaces the application of real wood. Wood Plastic Composites (WPC) are a group of materials that have been developed and refined over the past 12 years that are now generating high levels of global interest.
WHAT THE SUNDI WPC MADE OF?
Sundi WPC is a green energy saving & environmental protection product, which is mixed the wood flour and high performance modified plastics with special additives, and extruded by special equipments and our patented moulds to make our high performance wood plastic composite materials Our WPC is made of 60% eco-friendly wood fiber – 35% high-density polyethylene & 5% additives
WHAT KINDS OF WPC PRODUCTS DO WE HAVE?
We have WPC hollow decking, solid decking and co-extrusion decking in different size and colors, WPC railing & fence, WPC pergola & pavilion, WPC wall-cladding etc.
WHAT IS THE ADVANTAGES OF SUNDI WPC THAN WOOD?
Appearance of natural wood, but less timber problems; simple and easy installation, low labor cost; no paint or stain required, low maintenance; resistant to water, mold & insects; Anti-impact, resistant to temperatures, UV-resistant, slip-resistant and splinter free 100% recycled, environmental friendly, saving our resources!
IS IT EASY TO INSTALL SUNDI WPC DECKING?
Yes, it is very easy and convenient to install Using the same tools you would use to install the timber decking It only needs some necessary accessories to finish the installation.
CAN I INSTALL THE DECKING IMMEDIATELY WHEN RECEIVED THE PRODUCTS?
When received your wpc decking boards, we recommend you allow them several days to adjust to your local temperature and conditions before starting working We do not recommend installing your deck in cold weather.
DOES SUNDI WPC COST MORE THAN WOOD?
In the short term it does, but of course you will end up saving money each year due to the maintenance requirements of timber.
DO SUNDI WPC PRODUCTS NEED PAINTING?
As the difference with the wood, WPC products themselves own color, they need not extra painting And Sundi provides 6 colors for customer selection You can choose any of our color you like from our color cards Or we can customize your own color.
WHAT MAINENTANCE IS REQUIRED?
Virtually none, only occasional cleaning with soap and water or a pressure clean To maintain the beauty and clean of your Sundi decking, a little care and cleaning goes a long way All exterior building materials require cleaning and Sundii decking is no different We recommend a semi-annual cleaning with a composite deck cleaner, soap and water cleaning or a gentle pressure washing will do the trick.
WILL COLOR FADE BECAUSE OF EXPOSURE TO THE SUN?
All the WPC product will fade a little after it is exposed to the sun and undergoes the weather The anti-UV additives are added to reduce the fading and it will be much suitable for outdoor application During the first 3 months, the color may fade a little with a approximated percentage of 5% to 10%, this will not affect the overall effect After that, the color will stay in a stable level through the lifetime of the product.
HOW DOES HEAT AFFECT SUNDI WPC?
SUNDI WPC heat retention is better than that of wood decking Consumers should test the product in barefoot to ensure suitability.
DOES WPC PRODUCT NEED THE GOOD VENTILATION AND DRAINAGE?
Yes, like timber, it s important to provide adequate ventilation and drainage to ensure WPC decking is able to dry out after being wet Lack of ventilation and drainage can cause the products to swell over time Should carefully check the installation guide before installation.
WHAT THE WEATHER TEMPERATURE IS SUITABLE TO USE OUR WPC PRODUCTS?
It s from -40°c to 60°c.
WILL WPC DECKING ROT OR DECAY LIKE WOOD?
Our WPC decking has been extensively tested under hostile accelerated aging conditions by outside laboratories It is warranted to resist rot and fungal decay when properly installed and maintained.
ARE THERE TOXIC PROBLEMS THE CONSUMER SHOULD BE AWARE OF?
There are no toxic chemicals or preservatives involved in the manufacturing of WPC Decking.
IS RECYCLED COMPOSITE DECKING RECYCLABLE?
Be sure, composite decking is recycled and totally green protection products Due to each factory has a different formula of their wood plastic composite materials, our factory can only recycle our own produced composited decking, we won t recycle others because the different formula will affect the quality of our products Actually transportation cost is always customer’s first concern.
DOES SUNDI DECKING GET HOTTER THAN PRESSURE- TREATED WOOD UNDER THE SUN?
Lighter colored boards tend to be slightly cooler than darked composite decking boards In extensive studies, it has been found that the color of the composite decking boards, regardless if it s made of wood-plastic composite or wood is the most significant factor in the “heat retention ” of the board In these studies, pressure-treated wood stained the same color as ours are actually hotter than Sundi composite decking boards in the same test conditions