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5 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ Plastic Lumber 6 x 6 Profile

The 6 x 6 nominal is an actual size of 5 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ and is a common profile for fence, landscape timbers, dunnage, underground rails, runners and commercial marine applications.

There are many applications for plastic lumber outshines all competitors due to its resilient nature and ability to withstand even the most rugged of environments and abuse.  Here are just a few of the many reasons plastic lumber is being used in many market place’s:

  • Does not rot like wood and other materials like composite blends do
  • Cannot be infested; will not transport infestations when shipping
  • Solid all the way through; extremely durable
  • Highly chemical resistant
  • Highly shatter resistant; flexible by nature
  • Not subject to warping like wood
  • Produced to exact project requirements

Dunnage: The 6×6 is often used for dunnage a unique application where boards of many different sizes are used to hold packages, materials or equipment up out of the mud and above the surface of the ground.

Landscaping: The 6×6 makes a superb trail liner along park walkways, and when cutting walkways into the side of an incline.  Wetland board walks can utilize the 6×6 as an incredibly long-lasting building material and piling for ground level layers that are constantly in contact with water and earth.

Fence: the 6×6 plastic lumber is profile can be used as an oversize fence post that will last for generations.  The post can be pounded, or placed into a drilled hole and tamped into position.  Since the material is fully synthetic it naturally acts as an insulator and electric wire can be directly fastened without insulation sleeves.

Marine: plastic lumber is ideal for salt water applications where wood and blended composites disintegrate with incredible speed.  There are many complimenting profiles that are utilized in the marine marketplace.

Contact me if you have any questions about this profile.

  • Available in utility or molded grade plastic lumber
  • Available in structural grade plastic lumber
  • Available in premium grade plastic lumber
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6 x 6 Plastic Lumber Profile

Posted in Commercial, Fencing, high density polyethylene, Landscape Timbers, Plastic Lumber Profiles, Plastic Profiles, POLY, utility grade plastic.


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