Gallery: Corn Waste Transformed Into Versatile Building Material

 

A team from the University of Illinois have created a “proprietary corn-based composite board” that can be used as a construction material instead of plywood or fiberboard. Dubbed ‘CornBoard’, the material is made from corn waste and is capable of absorbing CO2 emissions that would otherwise be released into the atmosphere.

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  1. JaPaK-Daily November 11, 2010 at 3:16 pm

    is this material compostable? what is the estimated composition time? how durable is this product? is it drillable? can hinges be used? please provide any and all spec info on this material.
    thanks!

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