WPC

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WPCWhey Protein Concentrate
WPCWestern Pennsylvania Conservancy (Pittsburgh, PA)
WPCWater Polo Club (various locations)
WPCWashington Publishing Company (Seattle, WA)
WPCWood-Plastic Composite
WPCWestminster Presbyterian Church (Wilmington, DE)
WPCWorld Parkinson Congress (Parkinson's disease)
WPCWatts Per Channel
WPCWater Pollution Control
WPCWhite Powder Coat (product feature)
WPCWorld Poultry Congress (World's Poultry Science Association)
WPCWindows Parental Control
WPCWorldwide Partner Conference
WPCWeb Programmer Certified
WPCWeb Proxy Client
WPCWeb Page Creator
WPCWrite Permission Cache
WPCWrite Pre Compensating
WPCWireless Pcmcia
WPCWhite Portland Cement
WPCWeb Page Composer (software)
WPCWorld Petroleum Congress
WPCWorld Peace Council
WPCWest Point Club (New York)
WPCWorld Pool Championship
WPCWorld Partner Conference
WPCWashington Post Company
WPCWatts Per Cell (batteries)
WPCWoman Police Constable
WPCWorld Prayer Center (various locations)
WPCPatrol Craft (United States Coast Guard)
WPCWhite Pine County (Nevada)
WPCWomen's Political Council (Montgomery, Alabama, 1946)
WPCWorld Pizza Champions
WPCWindows Parental Control (software)
WPCWarrior Preparation Center
WPCWireless Personal Communications
WPCWatt Pulse Communication (powerline communication chip; WATTECO SAS)
WPCWorld Product Centre (New York, NY)
WPCWilliam Paterson College (Wayne, NJ)
WPCWestern Provincial Council
WPCWestern Power Corporation (Australia)
WPCWireless Planning and Coordination Wing (India)
WPCWorld Puzzle Championships
WPCWheeling Pittsburgh Corporation (West Virginia and Pennsylvania)
WPCWashington Poison Center (Seattle, WA)
WPCWrite Precompensation
WPCWrittle Parish Council (UK)
WPCWord Processing Center
WPCWelfare Policy Center (Hudson Institute)
WPCWorld Population Conference
WPCWaldorf Parent Council (Canada)
WPCWisdom, Power, Courage (Triforce)
WPCWaste Policy Center
WPCWestinghouse Process Control
WPCWebroot Parental Controls
WPCWatts Per Candle
WPCWestern Processing Center (USACE, Portland)
WPCWashington Planning Center
WPCWave Particle Correlator
WPCWebSphere Process Choreographer (IBM)
WPCWork Package Concept
WPCWorkshop on Pervasive Computing
WPCWork Performance Category
WPCWeapons Programs Control
WPCWorld Poker Clinic (website)
WPCWestern Polymer Corporation (Moses Lake, Washington)
WPCWorkstation Processing Center (ATWCS)
WPCWar Preparations Center
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Thermoplastic matrix and wood fibers are combined with compatabilizer/coupling agent to fabricate Wood-Plastic Composite (WPC).
Higher concentrations of wood also shorten machine cycle times by adding an element of dimensional stability to the wood-plastic composite as it cools in the mold.
Bending strength was determined according to ASTM D7031 Standard Guide for Evaluating Mechanical and Physical Properties of Wood-Plastic Composite Products.
About the new product, the wood-plastic composite EcoDeck, Al Hjji said: "Compared to normal natural wood, EcoDeck has unique characteristics such as longer life against severe weather conditions, higher resistance against salt corrosion fungicides and moulds, limited water absorption, aesthetical appeal similar to the typical outdoor wood decking and freedom on colour of choice due to the thermoplastic base material, EcoDeck is found to be very suitable in Qatar and the Middle East region.
Plastic lumber will benefit from growing use in fencing installations, while wood-plastic composites will achieve rising penetration in newer applications, such as fencing, window and door components and railroad ties, the study predicts.
Wood-plastic composites are a composite material lumber or timber made of recycled plastic and wood wastes.
Localisation and quantification of potential binding sites for compatibilisers on soft and hardwood in wood-plastic composite systems.
Three papers on innovation in the plastics industry describe manhole covers and shoreline erosion protection structures made from plastic rejects, the effect of fiber length on natural fiber-reinforced plastics, and a modified compression molding technology for wood-plastic composite products.
Trex Company, Winchester, Va., maker of wood-plastic composite decking and railing and one of the largest recyclers of post-consumer and post-industrial polyethylene, has begun selling recycled plastics compounds.
The company says the composite material is a strong candidate to replace wood, wood-plastic composite, plastic and metal in a wide range of structural and nonstructural applications.