Intellectual Property & Patents


The Industry Leader in Innovation.

Tangent didn’t create plastic lumber, we just perfected it. Through over 100 years of combined experience in the industry, Tangent’s team has continued to drive the plastic lumber industry forward. Our patented technology and products give you the strength, durability, and aesthetics only found in Tangent Materials.

When it comes to alternative materials, there is no alternative.

The following products are protected by patents in the U.S. and elsewhere for Tangent Technologies, LLC.  This website is intended to serve as notice under 35 USC (United States Code) § 287(a).  United States patents and associated articles/products are listed below.  By listing various patents and products herein, Tangent makes no admission that other relevant patents and/or patented Tangent products do not exist.  Additional Tangent U.S. and non-U.S. patents may exist and additional Tangent patent applications may be pending in the U.S. and outside the U.S.  Tangent does not mark all of its patents.  Patented articles may be sold as a unit, or in components, or as a part of a combination product or system, and the associated patent numbers would apply.

Product Name Patent No. Patent Date Application No.
Dimensional Lumber Woodgrain US D819234S May 29, 2018 29/575,378
Dimensional Lumber Woodgrain US D819235S May 29, 2018 29/575,380
Dimensional Lumber Woodgrain US D819236S May 29, 2018 29/575,381
Dimensional Lumber Woodgrain US D827869S September 4, 2018 29/575,377