Composite Wood Panels

Composite Wood Panels: The Big Green Picture Few materials on earth are as perfect for their purpose as wood. Trees grow essentially by building themselves, efficiently manufacturing their own construction materials as needed. These materials—a composite of high-tensile cellulose fibers embedded in a matrix of compression-resistant lignin—give wood properties that can’t be duplicated by any […]

Life cycle Assessment

Life cycle assessment of Particleboard, Medium Density Fiberboard, and Hardboard/Engineered Wood Siding & Trim A white paper on the science-based LCA reports of three wood composite panels BackgroundThe demand for green products because of their favorable environmental performance is increasing in the marketplace. The Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials (CORRIM) recently conducted life-cycle […]

Wind Blade Recycling

1st Question – InnovationIdentification of the Industry gap addressed by the technology End of life windblades have a disposal problem. You cannot send them to the landfill due to their size and mass. So, if we cannot recycle them, then we cannot build more. Additional windblades will surely be needed to meet the USA ‘s […]