PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)
PVC is a normal impact, high corrosion resistant polyvinyl chloride. Because of its exceptional corrosion resistance, it is ideally suited for applications where maximum chemical resistance is necessary. Its high strength-to-weight ratio, cost efficiency, ease of fabrication and economic balance make it the material of choice.
PVC conforms to ASTM D-1784-95 Class 12454-B (Formerly Type I Grade 1) and is manufactured without the use of plasticizers or fillers. It can be used in self-supporting construction up to 140° F (depending on chemistry). It exhibits excellent fire ratings (UL-94V-0) and has a flame spread under 20 per ASTM-E-84.
- Strength — PVC combines tensile strength and stiffness for the toughest applications.
- Chemical Resistance — PVC is resistant to most acids and alkali solutions.
- Workability — PVC can be machined, cut, welded and glued for fabrication versatility.
- Low Cost — PVC is an economical choice for fabricating equipment, tanks, pumps etc.
- Consistency — PVC is extruded through most of the available gauges for dimensional consistency.
- Flammability — PVC is self-extinguishing.
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