Wood-plastic composite materials (Wood-Plastic Composites, WPC), is a new type of composite material that is booming in recent years at home and abroad, which refers to the use of polyethylene, polypropylene and polyvinyl chloride, instead of the usual resin adhesive, and More than 35% -70% of wood flour, rice husk, straw and other waste plant fiber mixed into a new wood material, and then by extrusion, molding, injection molding and other plastic processing technology to produce the plate or profile. Mainly used in building materials, furniture, logistics and packaging industries. The plastic and wood flour according to a certain percentage of hot extruded sheet, called extruded wood-plastic composite sheet.
Wpc Decking Installation
WPC decking boards can be worked without special tools and our boards are easily fastened to a supporting substructure of joists using TClips. These slot into the grooves along the sides of each board and are screwed into the supporting joists using 45mm stainless steel screws.
Almost invisible from above, the TClips are a simple and effective fixing system that helps you ensure your boards are evenly spaced.
For extra purchase, or as an alternative to TClips, our decking boards can also be screwed into supporting joists using decking screws through the centre of each board. Unlike timber boards our WPC decking boards only require a single screw through the centre of the board as they do not warp.
In the case of a domestic deck we normally suggest that the centres of adjacent joists are no more than 450mm apart however the right support for your deck will vary depending upon a range of factors including the loads that are to be imposed and the span of the joists.