What is Plaspanel® building panels made from?

Plaspanel® is made from 100% post-consumer plastic waste in high-density polyethylene (HDPE).

What recycled plastic sheet sizes and thicknesses are readily available?

The Plaspanel® stock sheet is 2440 x 1220 mm. Black is available in 6 mm, 8 mm, 10 mm, 12 mm, 15 mm, 19 mm. All colours are available in 10 mm, 15 mm ,19 mm with some available also in 6 mm and 12 mm.

Can we paint the Plaspanel® recycled plastic panels?

Plaspanel® will not take standard paint systems. However, there are special primers and sealers and some automotive paints that with preparation do bond well.

Do you have accredited installers?

Our Plaspanel® product is easily installed, cut with power or hand saw or cnc routed, by any carpenter or fencing contractor etc. using standard woodworking tools. We publish updated information required to assist all users in our data sheets, available on our website.

Can special sizes and/or colours be manufactured and supplied? What would be the delivery lead time for these?

Subject to minimum production volumes, smaller or larger building panels can be supplied. We are limited in relation to special colours, as the regrind raw material may require special master batch colorants at considerable additional cost. Such special manufacture orders are usually 6-8 weeks delivery from receipt of official order.

Will there be any colour variations between building panels?

Because we only use all regrind/recycled raw material from regular sources, there is a small variation only from time to time.

Can Plaspanel® be fixed directly to framing as plastic wall cladding and linings?

Our product can be glued to timber/metal framing using quality construction adhesive. It is recommended that usual sarking/building foil is also installed for external cladding applications.

Can Plaspanel® be used in acoustic applications?

Plaspanel 25 mm thick panels have an S.T.C. rating of 31 dB, which is excellent as a sound isolator. Plaspanel performs well in preventing sound from travelling from one source to the other. It can be used in audio speaker boxes, engine enclosures, machinery noise dampeners, and roadside barriers.

What UV stability does Plaspanel® have?

UV stabilised and manufactured to provide mechanical strength and colour consistency. It’s designed to produce a long-term mechanical life and
10 years plus would be a reasonable expectation.