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|Wood Uses - Wood Composites|
Composites combine two or more materials -- typically a reinforcing material with a resin -- to produce car parts, building materials, and other products. Approximately 3 billion pounds of composite products are manufactured annually, according to the Composites Fabricators Association.
Natural fibers, such as wood, are a small percentage of the market, but are predicted to expand tremendously for use in particleboard, medium-density fiberboard, etc.
Other DocumentsUse of Agricultural Fibers in the Manufacture of Composite Panels, Forest Products Society
Bast Fiber Applications for Composites, Fibre Alternatives/BioComposite Solutions
Kline & Co "Natural Fiber" Composites Market Forecast