PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)

PVC, Polyvinyl Chloride, is a transparent, brittle solid material available in powder or granules. Generally, PVC has some properties like lightweight, inorganic-chemical resistant, water resistant, durable, self-extinguishing, cost efficiency and good insulation. And these attributes make it one of the most widely used plastic materials.

  • Good Chemical Resistance:Resistant against acids, bases, and almost all inorganic chemicals.
  • High Impact Strength:Its large intermolecular force between polymer chains make it a strong material.
  • Naturally Self-Extinguishing:Because of its chlorine atom components, PVC is a superior fire-retardant material.
  • Hardly Oxidized because of its molecular structure
  • Excellent Electrical Insulation
  • Low Moisture Absorption

plumbing & pipes, electric cables, bottles, non-food packaging, food-covering sheets, valves, door and window profiles, gaskets, imitation leather, flooring, signage, phonograph records, medical devices, laboratory equipment, inflatable products…

Technical Data
Item Property Test Method Unit PVC CPVC
Physical Density ASTM D792 g/cm3 1.36 1.52
Water Absorption ASTM D570 % 0 0.04
Rockwell Hardness ASTM D785 R 115 121
Mechanical Tensile Modulus ASTM D638 psi 411,000 430,000
Tensile Strength ASTM D638 psi 7,500 8,200
Flexural Modulus ASTM D790 psi 481,000 410,000
Flexural Strength ASTM D790 psi 12,800 15,000
Izod Impact ASTM D256 ft-lb/in 1.0 1.6
Thermal Vicat Softening Point ASTM D1525 °C/°F - 83 / 181
Heat Deflection Temperature ASTM D648 °C/°F 80 / 176 103 / 217
Linear Coefficient of Expansion ASTM D696 in/in/°F 6.1 × 10-5 3.7 × 10-5
Electrical Electrical Volume Resistivity ASTM D257 Ω/cm 5.4 × 1015 3.4 × 1015
Dielectric Constant ASTM D150 60 Hz 3.2 3.7
Dissipation Factor ASTM D150 60 Hz 0.0096 -
Dielectric Strength ASTM D149 V/mm 544 1250