Benefits of Alternative Materials

Engineered to Live On. Optimal durability, sustainability and maintenance, Tangent wood is the premium alternative material on the market today.

The material you can depend on

HDPE is the ideal material for those needing a combination of strength, durability and aesthetics. With the ability to perform in any environment, HDPE is the superior building and fabrication material for a wide variety of applications. Our HDPE material resists water, mildew, moisture, insects and chemicals. Repellent to most surface stains, Tangent manufactures the highest performing materials so you can create limitless possibilities across a variety of applications.

HDPE recycled plastic lumber can be utilized in any industry:

  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Large Animal and Equine
  • Industrial
  • Marine
  • Agriculture

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What is HDPE?

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    HDPE is one of the most versatile plastics and is used widely due to its unique benefits. Denoted by the number 2 on recyclable products, HDPE is found a wide variety of applications such as milk jugs, laundry detergent bottles, cutting boards and piping.

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    An incredibly workable material, common wood working tools and CNC fabrication techniques can be used to cut, drill, router and fasten HDPE plastic lumber.

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    Highly resistant to chemicals, moisture, solvents, and extreme temperatures and environments, HDPE has an incredibly long-lifespan, with studies showing products made from HDPE lasting in excess of 50 years.