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Veggie-Plastic for the Natural Marriage of Wood and Protection

PHOENIX, AZ. “After a quarter of a century protecting innumerable concrete and steel structures, our attention has been turning more and more to the vast amount of timber products that need protection against the elements,” said Castagra Products, Inc. CEO, Peter Roosen. “In North America alone, there are a billion wood railway ties and 160-180 [...]

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Veggie-Plastic Coating Ecodur Showing Potential to Protect Hundreds of Millions of Wood Rail Ties, Following Tests

Reno, Nevada, January 30, 2017 – An all-weather test trial of wood railway ties with an Ecodur veggie-plastic coating has shown no degradation and excellent penetration through the original creosote protective layer, bringing the prospect of radically prolonging tie life and reducing toxic run-off. US railroads have 200,000 miles of tracks and on the majority [...]

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