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Thermoplastic Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

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Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
Property Value in metric unit Value in US unit
Density 1.44 *10³ kg/m³ 89.9 lb/ft³
Modulus of elasticity 3.32 GPa 475 ksi
Tensile strength 47 MPa 6700 psi
Elongation 60 % 60 %
Flexural strength 91 MPa 13000 psi
Thermal expansion (20 ºC) 75*10-6 ºCˉ¹ 42*10-6 in/(in* ºF)
Thermal conductivity 0.18 W/(m*K) 1.25 BTU*in/(hr*ft²*ºF)
Glass transition temperature 87 ºC 189 ºF
Maximum work temperature 80 ºC 176 ºF
Electric resistivity 106 Ohm*m 108 Ohm*cm
Dielectric constant 4 - 4 -
  • May be rigid or flexible (depending on formulation);
  • High density;
  • Environmentally durable;
  • May release chlorine and hydrochloric acid when heated.

Applications: drainage pipes, water service pipes, bottles, window frames, wire and cable insulation, resilient floors, automotive interiors, stationary, packaging, footwear.

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