Structural Plastic Lumber
ABOUT TANGENT TECHNOLOGIES
Tangent Technologies is a privately held
company located in the Chicago metro
area. Tangent was founded in 2003 by
a team of plastics industry veterans who
saw an opportunity for improving on
resin-based lumber materials with new
manufacturing technologies and materials.
Tangent’s mission is to be the leader
in recycled plastic lumber. We do this
by creating solutions for our customers
through new product innovations, top
quality products, engineering expertise
and customer service.
Tangent Technologies LLC
1001 Sullivan Road
Aurora, IL 60506-1065
CUSTOMIZED STRENGTH AND APPEARANCE
FOR ANY PRODUCT APPLICATION
Tangent PolyForce structural plastic lumber products
are the ideal solution for docks, boardwalks and other
outdoor wet locations.
Engineered from recycled HDPE plastic and special
UV inhibitors and strengthening fibers, PolyForce
products look new for years and last for decades
with minimum maintenance. They never need to be
stained, sealed or painted.
And because it contains no wood fibers, PolyForce will
never splinter, swell or warp in high moisture areas.
Marine structures and bridge pier protection
Other fresh and saltwater shoreline applications
• Strong - True structural strength available to replace
treated wood lumber of the same dimensions.
• Durable - Exceptional resistance to moisture,
fading, insects, splinting, warping and other hazards
of environmental exposure.
• Low Maintenance - Never needs waterproofing,
painting, staining or other similar recurring
• Beautiful - Consistent color throughout with a
smooth or textured surface finish.
• 50 year limited warranty
• Environmentally Friendly - Made from
100% post-consumer recycled plastic.
High value in earning LEED green
Tangent Technologies warrants that properly
utilized Tangent HDPE plastic lumber products will
not rot, splinter, decay or suffer structural damage
directly from termites or fungal decay under normal
use for a period of (50) years from the date of
purchase (the “Warranty Period”). For full warranty
information please visit our website.
Tangent PolyForce™ / Rev 3.8.13
THE RIGHT PRODUCT FOR COMMERCIAL AND MUNICIPAL APPLICATIONS
Standard and custom sizes to build any deck, dock or walkway structure
Dock and Deck boards are available in four standard
colors with an attractive, embossed wood-grain surface.
Cedar, Light Grey, Weathered Wood and Sand.
(Actual colors may appear different; please select from product samples)
Custom orders are not a problem. Specify a match color,
custom shapes, lengths and strength characteristics.
When even greater structural strength and rigidity is
required, PolyForce Plus products deliver over three
times the structural strength of regular PolyForce with
the addition of special non-corrosive rebar. PolyForce
Plus is ideal for marine piles and structural beams.