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Table 3 The mechanical properties of WPC for each condition

From: The effect of wood particle size distribution on the mechanical properties of wood–plastic composite

Drying conditionMechanical propertiesWet milling time (min)
01020304060120
Heat dryingFlexural modulus (MPa)3153.8 (131.0)a3191.1 (33.49)3605.9 (243.4)3652.5 (153.9)3486.8 (40.42)3081.5 (168.2)2337.8 (16.46)
Tensile strength (MPa)44.3 (0.68)a47.0 (0.34)49.3 (0.43)49.6 (0.66)49.1 (0.74)47.0 (0.30)36.0 (0.54)
Izod impact strength (kJ/m2)8.7 (0.60)a8.9 (0.52)8.3 (0.79)9.1 (0.93)10.0 (1.84)9.9 (0.87)6.2 (1.20)
Freeze-dryingFlexural modulus (MPa)3290.4 (21.32)a3491.7 (170.7)3513.1 (147.9)3530.4 (30.15)3289.2 (88.82)2860.9 (71.79)2552.3 (68.92)
Tensile strength (Mpa)45.3 (0.87)a49.3 (1.12)50.1 (0.56)50.6 (0.48)49.0 (0.27)47.0 (0.50)42.7 (0.22)
Izod impact strength (kJ/m2)5.8 (0.69)a6.1 (0.32)8.1 (0.88)8.1 (1.42)9.3 (2.16)8.1 (1.19)13.8 (1.44)
  1. a Standard deviation