Polyvinyl Chloride | (C2H3Cl) n

Pvc

Available formats: Bars, Tubes, and Plates

features

PVC stands for? Polyvinyl chloride ??? In Spanish it means "polyvinylchloride", which is a plastic that arises from vinyl chloride. PVC is also known as vinyl. PVC is obtained by the combination of ethylene and chlorine.

 

These materials have the common denominator to be formed by macromolecules called monomers. Through a chemical process called polymerization, these molecules line up in long chains, giving rise to a new material called polymer.

 

In addition, within the polymeters PVC is classified as a thermoplastic, or, in other words, it is a material that we can? Modify ??? (bend or weld) by temperature. Precisely this is one of the most valued properties of PVC, since its thermoplastic capacity allows it to be shaped in infinite ways or weld it, when subjected to a certain temperature. Once cooled, the PVC regains its strength and strength while maintaining the new format.

Applications

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC or vinyl), economical and versatile, is used in a variety of applications in construction and construction, health care, electronics, cars and other sectors, in products ranging from pipes and liners, blood bags and tubes, even cables and cable insulation, windshield system components and more.

 

PVC is a material highly valued by professionals in the construction sector for being a bad driver, that is, for its insulating capacity. This makes it perfect for use in profiles, insulating plates, covers for electric cable, indoor and outdoor floors, etc.

 

Beyond its insulating properties and versatility, PVC is recognized for its durability since it is classified as a product of long life, with a period of use of up to 50 years. When used in the manufacture of windows, for example, PVC profiles withstand the weather conditions for years without maintenance on the profile surface. In addition, it provides high resistance to impact, wear or corrosion. Thanks to these characteristics, PVC is an ideal material for coastal areas with a saline environment.

Physical Properties

Physical Properties Rule Units Values
Specific weight ISO 1183 g / cm3 1.4 - 1.45
Water absorption upon saturation ISO 62 % 0,2
Moisture absorption at 23 ° C? 50% RH ISO 62 % 0,2

Mechanical properties

Mechanical properties Rule Units Values
Elastic limit (2) ISO 527 MPa 55
Elongation in performance (2) ISO 527 % 3
Tensile strength until breakage (2) ISO 527 MPa 30
Elongation to breakage (2) ISO 527 % > 10
Traction Module (2) ISO 527 MPa 3000
Impact resistance without notches ISO 179 KJ / mm2 NB
Notched Impact Resistance ISO 179 KJ / mm2 3
Rockwell hardness M ISO 2039 N / mm2
Shore D hardness ISO 2039 ° Shore D 80-82
Flexural strength - at 3.5% ISO 178 MPa 90
Flex module ISO 178 MPa -
Compressive tension (1% voltage-23 ° C) ISO 604 MPa -
Compression module ISO 604 MPa -
Deformation under load 100 Mpa-24 hr- RT - % -
Poisson relationship Abs -

(1) For a tension-free resistance of 5000 h: approximate reduction of the value in 1000 hours to 50% of the tensile strength. (2) Stabilized in air at 50% relative humidity. (*) Drying / stabilizing in the atmosphere 50% HR -23 ° C. (**) Stabilizing in the atmosphere 50% HR -23 ° C. (***) Resistance to UV exposure is achieved with pigmentation or specific additive. (****) Bonding and painting are possible after a special surface treatment. The data shown in this table have been determined in our laboratories and should only be considered as a useful reference; They did not commit for us in the different forms of application. As a result of our technological experience and our best knowledge, the data offers an initial evaluation of the polymer. This data cannot be applied to finished parts as obtained under specific conditions and is only an average value. Values should be considered a useful reference and are given without compromise.

Formats

  • PVC rods
  • PVC pipes
  • PVC plates

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