Recycled HDPE Plastic Lumber: Performance Characteristics & Applications

Start Date
06/09/2016
End Date
06/09/2018
Description
This course provides an overview of recycled HDPE plastic lumber and includes discussions on manufacturing processes, comparisons to wood lumber and wood/plastic composite lumber, and the composition and construction of different types of recycled HDPE plastic lumber as well as their performance attributes and applications.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Housing & Community Design
Parks & Recreation
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
Define plastic lumber and list the types of materials used in its composition.
Outline three processes used to manufacture recycled HDPE plastic lumber and the differences between their end products.
Compare recycled HDPE plastic lumber to wood lumber and other composite lumber along various performance attributes.
Describe the composition and construction of different types of recycled HDPE plastic lumber and relate these to their performance and applications.
Instructors
Brian Larsen
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Course Codes
AEC703
Provider
AEC Daily Corporation


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