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Table 2 Effect of sawdust content on the properties of SD-PET composites

From: Flat-pressed wood plastic composites from sawdust and recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET): physical and mechanical properties

WPC panel type Physical properties Mechanical properties
Density (Kg/m3) MC (%) WA (%) TS (%) MOE (N/mm2) MOR (N/mm2)
25°C 50°C 75°C 25°C 50°C 75°C
SD-40 1048.55A 0.92D 13.8D 21.5C 23.3C 5.7C 6.42A 7.29D 2008.34A 27.08A
(30.53) (0.21) (1.46) (3.65) (2.04) (0.15) (0.32) (0.28) (107.1) (5.41)
SD-50 968.99B 1.37C 16.7C 24.4C 30.2B 8B 8.68B 9.18C 1892.91B 22.99B
(11.21) (0.1) (0.73) (0.68) (0.84) (0.7) (0.29) (0.4) (55.19) (2.02)
SD-60 912.30C 1.73B 21.3B 29.4B 33.8B 8.1B 9.55C 10.1B 1729.96C 14.60C
(59.72) (0.23) (1.09) (2.74) (8.13) (0.71) (1.13) (0.68) (35.49) (4.56)
SD-70 856.73D 2.15A 29.5A 36.1A 40.3A 10A 10.9D 12.4A 1433.93D 11.68D
(20.5) (0.19) (0.59) (2.19) (2.34) (0.4) (0.31) (0.73) (94.11) (1.07)
  1. Values in parenthesis are standard deviation.
  2. Values within the same line column by different letters are significantly different at α = 0.05.