WPC / NFC profiles

NFC are composite products consisting of natural fibers, mainly thermoplastic polymers and additives to improve and tailer the required properties to the end application. WPC is a sub-category of NFC, indicating that the fiber originates from a wood source. Formulations using more than 20% fiber fall under the definition of WPC/NFC (in terms of processing equipment).

Together with its worldwide network of competent partners, battenfeld-cincinnati offers solutions to process a wide variety of raw material combinations. The modular extruder concept of the fiberEX series has been designed particularly for WPC/NFC extrusion and can be used for direct extrusion as well as the two-step production process.

WPC/NFC end products are often a substitute for wood products. They are used primarily in the outdoor sector, although indoor applications are gaining in importance.

Outdoor applications:

  • Decking, railings and barriers
  • Fencing
  • Siding
  • Noise barrier wall panels
  • Sight screen shades
  • Housing systems/shelters

Indoor applications:

  • Doors / door frames
  • Furniture
  • Skirting
  • Window sills
  • Decorative sheets

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