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Timber replacement materials from Dotmar EPP

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Plastic sheet products such as NUVEX and UNIBOARD, available from Dotmar EPP , are ideal timber replacement, construction materials and outperform marine plyboard, plywood and construction materials in strength, improved lifespan, weight and cost reduction.
 
Benefits of plastic vs timber:

  • Lightweight - Uniboard is 10% lighter than most plywood and marine ply counterparts, 30% lighter than cement and more than 200% lighter than steel
  • Resistant to environmental decay – will not rot, swell, splinter or degrade
  • Durable, scratch and corrosion resistant
  • Excellent thermal and insulation properties
  • Cost Effective
  • Overall very economical to produce
  • Long life cycle reduces long term costs
  • Minimised maintenance – no painting required
  • Hygienic / Easy to Clean / Dirt doesn’t penetrate
  • Easy to Mould, Shape and Form (can be cut, routered, drilled and mechanically fastened.)
  • Environmentally sound
  • Manufactured from recycled content
  • 100 % Recyclable at the end of service
  • Plastics Timber Replacement Materials Available
Uniboard is a revolutionary lightweight, strong and durable thermoplastic with a solid, virgin outer skin and lightweight foam core.Available in three grades, they are optimised for different applications and are offered in three differing varieties:
  • Uniboard Eco
  • Uniboard standard
  • Uniboard ultra-stiff

Applications for Uniboard timber replacement materials:

  • Battery boxes
  • kennels, stabling
  • partitioning
  • kennel/doghouse flooring
  • pallets
  • concrete formwork
  • caravan and bus flooring.

Nuvex is a family of products suitable for the replacement of tradition construction products like MDF, Plywood, Marine ply and Laminates in applications such as sanitary or toilet partitioning, cabinetry and outdoor recreational areas. Nuvex is ideally suited to applications were sunlight, high moisture, graffiti and impact resistance are required, and come in three differing options:

  • Nuvex Plyboard
  • Nuvex Leisureboard
  • Nuvex Saniboard

Applications for Nuvex timber replacement materials:

  • Sanitary/Toilet Partitioning
  • Cabinetry
  • Shower Stalls/Cubicles
  • Playground equipment
  • Benches
  • Seating
  • Signage
  • Pool grating 

Polystone Fender is an environmentally friendly rubber and timber alternative used for marine and harbour construction. Polystone Fender is a unique, low friction UHMWPE combining the benefits of high wear resistance with lower maintenance costs. It will not rot, split or crack and is fully resistant to infestation from marine borers. Polystone Fender has a low coefficient of friction, superior impact resistance and excellent UV stability.
 
Applications for Polystone Fender timber replacement:

  • Use for harbour construction
  • Truck docks
  • Floating docks boats and dredges
  • Ideal for the manufacture of pilings, fenders, wear pads, profiles on quay walls

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