The Town of Black Diamond was looking for a longer-term solution that was cost-effective and easy to install for the outdoor sports rink. See how they used structural recycled plastic lumber to solve their building challenges.
In the search for a durable, low-maintenance and low life-cycle cost solution, structural composite plastic lumber was chosen for the bridge pier protection system. See why SeaPile® and SeaTimber® by Bedford Technology were the long-term solution that was needed.
The Lassen Volcanic National Park is open to the public and can be visited through the Bumpass Hell Trail. This 3-mile stretch that takes visitors through 16-acres of hydrothermal areas to discover and experience active volcanic areas. An environmental assessment was conducted in March 2018, and results concluded that action needed to be taken to improve the boardwalk to make it safe for visitor access and preserve the natural and historic resources and wilderness.
The bridge fender system under the Grassy Sound Bridge was in need of replacement due to heavy traffic and use. Project requirements included finding a long-term solution that was cost-effective. The building material needed to be able to absorb high levels of energy and impact from barges, boats and vessels. See why FiberForce® and SeaTimber® by Bedford Technology were the right solution for the project!
The Assabet River Trail, located in Middlesex county, Massachusetts spans over 8 miles and connects 5 old mill towns together. Along this trail, a new walkway was needed to be constructed. Many components including substructure, top boards and piles were included in the project design, and each element carried unique performance specifications and requirements. See how Bedford Technology recycled plastic lumber proved to be the right solution!
Plastic composites are much newer than traditional building materials like wood, and with any new product can come imperfections. Just like any building material, plastic lumber had its challenges in the beginning. However, as the plastic lumber industry continues to grow and evolve, manufacturers have made huge strides to improve this material.
As you plan for next season, consider using recycled plastic lumber for your agriculture applications to increase longevity and reduce maintenance costs.
While there is so much to be thankful for including incredible customers, supportive communities, innovative solutions and advanced technology, for our turn, we would like to thank Mother Nature and the environment for helping us thrive and survive. To help show our gratitude, we have implemented many sustainability practices throughout our company to help conserve and protect the environment.
Bedford Technology provides innovative and complete solutions (which often includes customization) for its customers. One size does not fit all, and the ability to customize and personalize recycled plastic lumber materials for specific project requirements is an important aspect of our business.
Halloween is a scary time, but when it comes to using a new building material, it doesn’t have to be. Don’t let confusion, misinformation or lack of information trick your mind when choosing a building material for your construction project. Overcome your fear by getting a better understanding of how structural recycled plastic lumber can work for you.