Specification Plastic Lumber

marine-board

DESCRIPTION:

Plastic lumber shall be manufactured with recycled HDPE. Lumber shall be molded in one piece per specified size. All materials will have UV additives to prevent deterioration of the plastic lumber from exposure to UV light. HDPE will be made up of no less than 95% recycled material; both post industrial and post consumer. Finished plastic lumber will not rot, crack or splinter for a minimum of 50 years. It shall be resistant to termites, marine borers, salt spray, oil, and fungus.

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES:

TEST ASTM TEST VALUE UNITS VALUE UNITS
Flexural Strength D6109-97 1355 PSI 95 Kg/cm²
Flexural Modulus D6109-97 95939 PSI 6744 Kg/cm²
Compression Strength D6108-97 1420 PSI 100 Kg/cm²
Compression Modulus D6108-97 51000 PSI 3585 Kg/cm²
Specific Gravity D6111-97 0.861 g/cc 0.861 g/cc
Flash Point 644 Deg F 340 Deg C
Moisture Absorption 0.06 % by Weight 0.06 % by weight
Thermal Expansion D6341-98 0.000055 Inch/Inch/Deg F
Average Nail Pull Out D6117-97 504 Lbs

DIMENSIONAL TOLERANCES:

>FACE WIDTH 4″ 6″ 8″ 10″ 12″
Tolerance 3/32″ 1/8″ 3/16″ 1/4″ 1/4″
  • CUP/BULDGE TOLERANCES – deviation in the face from a straight line from edge to edge of piece.
  • LENGTH TOLERANCE = + 3″ / – 0″ – Measured at 70 deg F

The above listed are specifications for plastic lumber to be used as a reference for bid specifications. This is only a guide.Your specific application should be addressed by a professional engineer.