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1. (WO2018018079) PANEL AND METHOD OF PRODUCING A PANEL

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/018079    International Application No.:    PCT/AU2017/050768
Publication Date: Fri Feb 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Jul 26 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B27N 3/00
E04B 1/00
Applicants: AMPAN NATURALLY PTY LTD
Inventors: GORMAN, John
Title: PANEL AND METHOD OF PRODUCING A PANEL
Abstract:
A panel is formed from rice straw compressed with a phenolic resin under conditions of elevated temperature and pressure to thereby press or extrude the panel. The panel disclosed is relatively light weight, mechanically strong, resistant to moisture, vermin attack and damage and has a low level of flammability. The panel may be suitable as a building and construction material for walls, floors, ceilings, tiles, architraves, mouldings and/or cornices associated with structures such as houses, sheds, garages, factories, commercial buildings and/or fences, although without limitation thereto.