|The Composite Siding Story
Man-made boards are manufactured for use as exterior
various combinations of wood fibers, fillers,
binders and glue. These
mixtures are heated and compressed into composite
When shredded wood is used the product is usually
known as O.S.B.
When sawdust is used the product becomes fiber
Wood pulp mixtures become hardboard
When these composites are intended for use as
siding an embossed
overlayment is often added to simulate the
look of wood.
Siding is also manufactured from various combinations
composites and by the addition of Portland
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