Feb 7, 2018.A new technique to densify natural wood could be used to strengthen cars and.alternative to using plastics and metals in the manufacture of cars and buildings. “It's a new class of materials with great potential,” says Li Teng,
Sep 5, 2018.Processed materials are often modified from natural materials or do not.using wood as the material, timber would be the natural material and with an.is with toys, clothing and other materials made from plastics, synthetics,
Jun 5, 2013.The scant data available suggest that 'plastic wood' — typically a composite.and plastic — exacts a higher climate-change cost than natural wood,Renewable Industrial Materials, a public–private partnership based at the
Learn more about where different materials come from in this BBC Bitesize KS1.Wood, cotton, wool, plastic, glass and metal are some of the materials we can find around us.Which materials are natural and which ones do we make?