About the Technology
Natural wood is replaced by manufacturing rice husk plastic wood which can be shaped by conventional wood working tools. The door/window frames were manufactured using this technology, developed by CSIR-CBRI. The material has wood like surface appearance, having features of replacement to natural wood, meeting requirements of National Building Code (NBC 2005, Section 3, Timber). The door frames provided in the Demonstration Building were manufactured using rice husk plastic wood.
- Meets safe permissible stress of structural wood as per NBC 2005, Sec 3,Timber
- Replaces the use of natural wood
- Termite resistant
- Carpenter friendly