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ultrashield tests

UltraShield® vs. Conventional Decking

Test 1: Stains

  • Step 1
    Stain with black ink

UltraShield® Decking

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Conventional Decking

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  • Step 2
    Wipe out half of the ink
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  • Step 3
    Wash off by water
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  • Last Step
    Dry and see the result

No penetration through the top layer and no stain left

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Stain remains

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Test 2: Scratches

  • Use 1mm needle
  • Test scratch damage under 8N-20N pressure
  • Test Standard: FLTM BO 162-01
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UltraShield® Decking

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Conventional Decking

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UltraShield® 20N: No obvious mark

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Conventional 8N: Mark appears

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UltraShield® 20N: No obvious mark

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Conventional 8N: Mark appears

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Test 3: Abrasions

  • Testing: 750g Weight, 60 turn/min, 1000 turns
  • Test Standard: ASTM D4060
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  • Original

UltraShield®

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Conventional composite wood

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  • Scratch mark and the wore off powder weight after test

UltraShield® 23mg

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Conventional composite wood 81mg

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Test 4: UV

  • QUV chamber test up to 3000 hours
  • Observation & record in every 500 hours

UltraShield® 500 hrs: Delta E: 0.65 -1.25

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UltraShield® 1000 hrs: Delta E: 0.92 -1.41

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UltraShield® 1500 hrs: Delta E: 1.45 -1.63

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UltraShield® 2000 hrs: Delta E: 2.55 –3.54

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UltraShield® 2500 hrs: Delta E: 2.72 -3.63

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UltraShield® 3000 hrs: Delta E: 2.72 –3.75

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Summary:

Tested in a QUV chamber for 3000 hours, experts say no visible color change can be observed at a Delta E < 5.0

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Test 5: Boiling

  • Step 1:
    Put the test samples in the container (the water level needs to over the samples by at least 5 mm or more
  • Step 2:
    Turn on the heating plate to 100 degrees Celsius and record/observe every 2 hours
  • Step 3:
    Samples need to be taken out every day and the duration should be recorded. The duration is recorded after the temperature of the hot plate reaches 100 degrees Celsius
  • Step 4:
    Repeat procedure 1-3 on the second day

Boil the board up to 80 hours or more

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Pictures below show UltraShield after a 90 hour boiling test. The results show no separation between the cap layer and the core, no damage, and no cracking

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