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Various Uses of Plastic Lumber

By Julia Roger Subscribe to RSS | December 7th 2011 | Views:

When you are looking for a material which is to be used for railing, fences, benches in the lawn or park, window frame or any other replacement which is not much load bearing, plastic lumberPlastic Lumber is the most effective material. Plastic Lumbers are made of hundred percent recycled plastic. Plastic Lumbers are either virgin or made out of recycled or waste plastic. Sometimes it is made out of HDPE, PVC and PP etc

This product is strong and durablestrong, durable, and ideal for use where exposure to vagaries of weather is higher. It does not get rotten like wood nor gets it rusted like steel. Only problem faced sometime is that it looses its color after long use. The desired shape or size is achieved by molding Plastic Lumber and the same is available in various attractive colors too. In some casescases, the finish is like wood and it looks like wood from a distance. HoweverHowever, with a closer look you can differentiate between Plastic Lumber and wood. The grain design in plastic lumberPlastic Lumber is uniform and the same whereas wood being a natural product the grains are not of uniformity.

Since, Plastic Lumbers are molded. It can be shaped in to arches too. It can be sheared, cut or improvised to other shapes by the same set of tools as being use for wood and no special tool is required for the purpose.

The list of products normally where Plastic Lumbers are used are, picnic tables, bench, car park , trash cans, bicycle racks etc for indoor and outdoor domestic use. Other interesting usage is toys made out of plastic lumbers, like trucks, ships, trains. Specific outdoor usage steps, bird feeder, gift boxes and parking stops are also made out of plastic lumbers. As the plastic lumbers are made out of recycled HDPE mugs and jars, it does not spoil the soil and water with toxic emits.

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