PVC

Also referred to as polyvinyl chloride, PVC is known for chemical resistance, low moisture absorption, dimensional stability, mechanical strength and self-extinguishing fire resistance. Available in sheet, rod and tube. Sheet and tubing can be rigid or flexible, depending on the application.

Applications
  • Chemical Processing
  • Piping
  • Packaging
  • Ducting
  • Water Treatment
  • Irrigation
  • Fume Hoods
  • Tanks
  • Pump Components
  • Agricultural Equipment
  • Signage (Foamed PVC)
  • Fittings
  • Medical Components
  • Flexible Partitions

Benefits

  • Weldable and bondable in rigid formulations
  • Chemical- and corrosion-resistant
  • No moisture absorption
  • Economical
  • Foam PVC is available in a variety of colors and thicknesses
  • PVC Sheets – Thicknesses range from 0.0625" to 4". Depending on thickness and color, linear dimensions range from 48" x 96" to 60" x 120". Foam PVC sheet is available in thicknesses from 1mm to 25mm.
  • PVC Rods – Diameters from 0.25" to 16".
  • PVC Tube – Standard nominal sizes range from 0.125" to 24".
  • PVC Sheet Colors – Gray and White are standard. Foam PVC sheet is available in a variety of colors.
  • PVC Rod Colors – Standard color is Gray, but colors are also available.
  • PVC Tubing Profiles – Square bar, U-channel, angle, rectangle and square tube.

Midland Plastics stocks rigid PVC in Type I, Grade I; Type II is available and is formulated for higher-impact applications.

  • Type I PVC is available in sheet, rod and tube (pipe) shapes.
  • Pipe generally is classified under “Schedule” dimensions, referring to wall thicknesses.
  • Foam PVC tubing is available in sheet only.

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Tech Sheet

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