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PVC Properties

Common Names: PVC (polyvinyl chloride)

Max Continual Use Temperature: 60°C | 140°F

Physical Properties

Tensile Strength: 2.60 N/mm2
Notched Impact Strength: 2.0-45 Kj/m2
Thermal Coefficient of expansion: 80 x 10-6
Density 1.38 g/cm3


Flame Resistance: Very Good
UV Resistance: Excellent
Ozone Resistance: Excellent

Chemical Resistance

Dilute Acid: Very Good
Dilute Alkalis: Very Good
Oils and Greases: Good (variable)
Aliphatic Hydrocarbons: Very Good
Halogenated Hydrocarbons: Moderate (variable)
Alcohols: Good (variable)
Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Poor

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