ECOWood is the only locally manufactured composite decking with PVC as a base. All imported Wood Composite Decking is either manufactured with Polypropylene (PP) or High Density Polyethylene (HDPE). Decking made from these materials normally contain a maximum polymer load of 30% as opposed to ECOWood decking which contains 45% PVC. A higher polymer load gives higher encapsulation (coating) of the wood fibers, which leads to lower water absorption and weathering.
Unlike competing imported products, EcoWood decking is made with a 45% PVC base, as opposed to High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) in overseas planks that contain a maximum 30% polymer load. More polymer means that the wood fibres are better encapsulated resulting in lower water absorption and better weathering performance.
PVC is approved by the Green Building Council, and is a proven polymer for use in the building industry.
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