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Starboard/Sunboard UV – HDPE

Excellent resistance to UV – Sunlight, excellent for outdoor applications

Sunboard™ and Starboard are our UV-stabilized HDPE manufactured and designed for outdoor and marine applications, offering exceptional performance in direct sunlight. The beauty of this product is that does not crack, stain, peel, rot, swell or absorb water like other materials.

In addition, the color will not fade and will stay vibrant for years to come under direct sunlight and exposure to outdoor weather conditions. It is also mildew resistant and graffiti resistant. In essence, after installations, it requires zero maintenance.

Starboard/Sunboard™ also is easy to work with using standard woodworking tools. As with all Polyethylene materials, it is soft enough to form smooth curves and bends (however, may require heat in thicker gauges). Unlike wood, this material has no grain and it will not splinter which is a plus for woodworking craftsmen.

Ship Captains like this material because of its durability to withstand the harsh UV rays reflected by the ocean. Sunboard™ is used in outdoor furniture, so using this material for tables, stools, or benches would be ideal.

Why you should use Starboard/Sunboard-UV HDPE:

  • UV stable
  • Does not crack
  • Mildew and moisture resistant
  • Does not delaminate
  • Easily machined
  • Does not splinter, rot, or swell
  • Never needs painting
  • UV HDPE is ITAR, RoHS & REACH compliant

Available colors:

Black, White, Grey, Sand and Seafoam Green

This material is frequently used in:

  • Cabinets
  • Shelves
  • Doors
  • Pool equipment
  • Bait Tank Covers
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Windows
  • Marine decks and applications

Material Available As:

.250- 1.00″ Thickness
Sheet size :
54″ X 96″
Special Formulations:
Marine HP (High Performance)
Marine LW (Light Weight)

Typical Resin Properties for UV stable HDPE sheet

These properties are for evaluation purposes only. This information is not to be construed as a warranty, guarantee or assurance that you may achieve the same results. Materials made from different resin types, manufacturing techniques and manufacturers will react differently. The information should be used to compare against other materials only, and each user should make his own tests to determine suitability. No warranty as to this materials suitability are either expressed nor implied.