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- Sears, K.D.; Jacobson, R.E.; Caulfield, D.F.; Underwood, J.
- United States Department of Agriculture patents 2004 no.US 6,730,249 B2
- patents; USDA; wood plastic composites; cellulosic fibers; pulp fiber; filling materials; thermoplastics; polymers; melting; mixing; extrusion; molding (processing); molded products; United States
- ... Reinforced composites containing cellulosic pulp fibers dispersed in a matrix, wherein the matrix comprises a thermoplastic polymeric material melting above 180° C. and the cellulosic pulp fibers have an alpha-cellulose purity greater than 80% by weight. Methods of making and using the reinforced composites. ...