Origin / Location of manufacturing / Processing plant
County Durham, England
Application and typical uses of the product
Extremely varied, used to replace many plywood applications. See uses at www.ekoplysheets.co.uk
Breakdown of Product
Recycled plastic of PE - 80%
Recycled plastic of PP - 20%
Embodied energy (Processing plant emissions). How much energy is used to produce the product? kWh per annum or kgCO2
8,8kWh for production of one sheet. Currently sourced from energy provider. However, once our solar plant is completed, only 3,2kWh of energy will be sourced from provider and 5,6kWh produced by our production.
% Recycled Content
99,45% of recycled plastic 0,55% of Blowing Agent
Thermal conductivity (k) W/m°C or Thermal transmittance (U-value) - W/m2°C (If applicable)
Is the resource Renewable or Finite?
Reliability/ Maintenance: Frequency (times per annum) and Associated costs (£ per annum)
No maintenance required
Does the material need to be processed further or treated by the user
Buildability - how complex is installation? What skill level is required?
Easy to install
Deconstruction and Re-use
Yes, there is no 'waste' from EKOply as it can be re-used in our process.
Disposal/ End of Life
All offcuts of EKOply that are no longer required can be recycled again.
Types, textures, specifications and colours currently available
EKOply standard - 12mm / 19mm thickness, EKOply standard antislip - 12mm / 19mm thickness, Colours of each type - grey, black, green, blue, white fleck
Second Life Products Wales LTD
Fforch Egel Farm, Rhiwfawr, Swansea, SA9 2SE
01269 826 740
Other companies that manufacture similar products
Plaswood - www.whyusewood.com
Smile Plastics - www.smile-plastics.co.uk
Is this product certified?
Yes - The product is certified by ITB (Environmental Product Declaration no. -59/2017 dated 9th February 2017)
Lifespan of materials if maintained correctly (years)
Availability - how easy is it to source the material
It is very easy to source the material for production - due to the significant volume of recycled plastic available. Due to the volumes of waste plastic available for recycling EKOply is constantly available from stock.