2020

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Considerations for Floating Boat Dock Design
08
Dec

Considerations for Floating Boat Dock Design

Many times, we think of the ability to float as a characteristic reserved solely for moving vessels in the water or small objects. But you can also design dock structures that float on top of the water’s surface instead of setting them firmly into the ground. This style of dock can be advantageous because it can adapt to changing water levels and wave movements. You may also appreciate that their…

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Tips To Make Loading Docks Safer
17
Sep

Tips To Make Loading Docks Safer

To transport goods and supplies in warehouse and industrial settings, it is necessary to move them into and out of semi-trailer trucks. Since you must work with materials that are weighty and also exist together in large quantities, it is imperative that you carry out any procedures related to them with the utmost caution. Otherwise, workers can get seriously injured while interacting with them. Loading docks are the areas where…

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How to Use Marine Plastic Lumber
24
Aug

How to Use Marine Plastic Lumber

Building marine structures presents a unique design challenge, as they must remain capable of supporting loads and withstanding impacts while also coming into constant contact with water. Oftentimes, construction companies’ go-to choices for building materials in marine contexts include wood and concrete supplemented by some metal and rubber. These materials can certainly get the job done, but they could also not be suited for every project. Wood can rot when…

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27
Jul

Did you know that Playgrounds can be created from plastic milk jugs?

Playground equipment and playground site amenities have been a long time source of joy for many children to play on year-round. When it comes to creating this safe space for kids to enjoy, materials matter. This is why HDPE recycled plastic lumber is a better alternative building solution for playground equipment and site amenities.  Wood and metal have been the long time choice of building materials for playground structures. However,…

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23
Jul

Why Plastic Lumber is the Better Building Solution for Your Bridge System

Our HDPE plastic lumber is proven to be the stronger, durable option to protect bridge systems from vessels while remaining a low-maintenance, low-cost solution. Since our products will not rot, corrode, decay, and are impervious to marine borers, making the life-cycle cost is unbeatable. Here are three reasons why plastic lumber is a better building solution for your bridge system. ProtectionBridges are often faced with a high volume of daily…

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HDPE Fender
29
Jun

Why Plastic Lumber is The Best Solution for Marine Fenders

Our marine-grade plastic lumber has been a proven structural solution for the marine industry for over 25 years. With fendering systems, it is critical that building materials can weather the elements, maintain structural integrity, and last without frequent, costly repairs. Bedford Technology’s structural marine-grade plastic lumber is the perfect solution for marine fenders, learn why! Marine-Grade Strength  Bedford products are enhanced with blended glass fiber, fiberglass polymer rebar, and recycled…

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HDPE plastic lumber
23
Jun

Why Plastic Lumber Is Stronger Than Wood

For about as long as people have been constructing structures and frames, they have been cutting wood to use as a building material. Wood can be cut into various shapes and is adequately durable for many applications. With the advancements of technology, however, we can create even better materials. One of these is plastic lumber. These are the main reasons why plastic lumber is stronger than wood. It Does Not…

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22
Jun

On the fence? Here are 7 reasons to use plastic lumber fencing materials

As the leading manufacturer of structural recycled plastic lumber for over 20 years, outdoor building applications are our specialty! Ideal for commercial fencing applications, Bedford Technology products are built to withstand all the challenges traditional fencing faces. Check out how our plastic lumber boards check all the boxes. Cost-Effective  Investing in our fence solutions provides long-term savings compared to high-maintenance materials like wood or vinyl. Our material won’t crack or…

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05
May

Bedford Technology cleans up plastic waste by turning it into building materials

It is no secret that our environment has been overtaken by plastic. It’s in the ditches on the side of the road, in landfills, and floating in our rivers and oceans. Fortunately, there are many companies and manufacturers out there that are taking plastic waste and creating sustainable building materials from it.  Bedford Technology takes great pride in being able to help reduce the amount of plastic that goes into…

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Plastic Lumber for Agriculture
23
Apr

Sustainable Solutions for your Agriculture Operation

Farming is an essential part of the United States economy and time spent upkeeping or replacing materials is time that could be spent on more important parts of the farming operation. Traditional building materials used in agriculture often break down, can harbor dangerous bacteria, and ultimately requires more time and money to repair and maintain. Using wood in agriculture applications requires painting, staining, chemicals, and disinfectants to fight off bacteria…

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