ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF WPC
Update Time:2015-07-10

WPC is an environmentally friendly wood! Currently widely used, strongly supported by the state, is getting porpular in worldwide Not only can be used as flooring, furniture, interior doors, etc., and some outdoor decorative building materials are also often used, then the application of such a wide range of wood-plastic material which in the end what are some advantages and disadvantages?

The advantages of WPC are:

1, nailing, drilling, planing, sticky, smooth and delicate surfaces without sanding and painting, its good paint adhesion, also painted according to personal preference.

2, the product timber abandoned natural defects such as cracking, warping, color and so on, so no regular maintenance.

3. Product bending characteristics, suitable for a variety of particleboard bar room fitted with decorative materials.

4, the product unique technology to meet the needs of a variety of specifications, size, shape, thickness and the like.

5, the product has a fireproof, waterproof, corrosion-resistant, resistant to moisture, will not be moth-eaten, and excellent performance not long fungi, acid, non-toxic and pollution-free.

6, the product long life, can be reused many times, the average length of time than wood more than five times.

7, products are hard, light weight insulation, smooth surface, free of formaldehyde and other harmful substances, non-toxic, non-polluting.


WPC also has its own drawbacks:

1, high density, usually 2 to 4 times the timber.

2, the product is relatively high installation costs (due to the large density of the composite, the assembly is required when a nail gun or self-tapping screws).

3, heat resistance and UV resistance is poor.

4, products hardness and load capacity than the timber is poor.

5, the span is not too long, a long time deformation.


Although the WPC has some shortcomings, but because of its more prominent advantages, and also suitable for modern construction applications, so WPC applications are still quite extensive, better consumer to make a purchase based on their actual usage needs.