2010 - Volume #BFS, Issue #10, Page #58
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The Right Plastic For Your Job!
A New York manufacturer says it's doing big business with a variety of plastic products. Most are waterproof and are easy to handle and install. Here's a rundown on North Brook products:
  New! Dura Panel is an innovative, rugged, attractive, interlocking, snap together PVC panel available in 3/8 in. thick and 12 in. width systems. The tongue and groove design has no exposed fasteners or joints. It is perfect for parlors, milk houses, farm offices, and other work areas. Some of the great features of Dura Panel includes: easy to clean, maintenance free, resists rot, mold, mildew, and chemicals. It is rigid and light weight making it a snap to install. Dura Panel is available in white, with matching trim and carries a 10-year warranty.
   Another useful plastic sheet is the DuraCor Lite specifically designed as a lightweight, structural HDPE board with a webbed, corrugated substrate and a smooth surface. The DuraCor Lite has excellent chemical resistance, is easy to clean, will not rot or corrode, and can withstand high-pressure washing. It is available in 4 ft. x 8 ft., 10 ft. or 12 ft. sheets. The DuraCor Lite is 5/16 in. thick and can be used in milk houses, commercial food preparation areas, wash bays, and green houses.
  Poly Plywood has been designed to replace traditional wood sheathing. It forms a strong and rigid sheet and can be used in areas where traditional materials rot or splinter. Poly Plywood machines more easily than wood and can be fastened by screws, nails, and staples. Poly Plywood is availble in 1/2 in. and 3/4 in. thickness' in 4 ft. x 8 ft. sheets.
  New! Ag-Tuff ceiling panels are strong high impact PVC panels that are naturally resistant to chemicals and perfect for use in your most demanding applications including hog barns, dairy farms, poultry farms, meat packing, storage sheds, industrial buildings and many more. These light weight panels are a breeze to handle and require no special equipment to install. Ag-Tuff panels have a corrugated square wave and come in 26 in. and 38 in. widths and lengths up to 20 ft. Thickness is .032 inch. Ag-Tuff comes in bright white and has a 10 year warranty.
  Plastic Plywood: No painting required but paint can be applied without peeling or chipping because the board is waterproof. Sheets range from 3/8 inch to 1-1/8 in. thick. Plastic Plywood is readily available in 4 ft. by 8 ft. sheets. This product works great for hog, chicken, dairy or horse barns, dividers, walls, exterior sheathing or paneling, bulkhead panels for van trailers, children's outdoor playhouses, marine boat sheds, docks, piers, etc.
  HDPE: Comes in sheets and rolls. The rolls are of varying thickness from 1/8 in. to 1/2 in., widths from 12 in. up to 72 in. and lengths of more than 100 ft. HDPE is also available in 4 ft. by 8 ft., 10 ft. and 12 ft. lengths. HDPE has been used for lining mangers, bunks, wagons, spreader beds, milk houses and parlor walls, etc.
  Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, North Brook Farms, 89 York St., Auburn, N.Y. 13021 (ph 877 624-2638 or 315 834-9390; Email: north.brook.farms@gmail.com; Website: www.northbrookfarms.com).

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2010 - Volume #BFS, Issue #10