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PVC (Polyvinylchloride) is available in rod and sheet form from Pacific West Corporation. It is one of the oldest sheet and tube engineering plastic products on the market, and is used extensively in the production of tanks, for example, corrosion resistant tanks and etchers, and metal chrome platers tanks. PVC is also widely used in the photography field to contain corrosive solutions. The anti-corrosive characteristics of PVC are remarkable, and far higher than many other engineering plastics.

PVC will withstand temperatures over 140 Degrees F for short periods, making it a very useful engineering plastic. PVC can be cemented together or heat welded for custom-made fabrications. The applications of PVC are almost unlimited, but it should be noted that rigid PVC will crack under impact. Pacific West can supply all your PVC needs either in the raw product, or custom made machined PVC parts.

Some very common products which are made from PVC include credit cards and also records!

Features and Benefits of PVC:

  • Excellent electrical insulating properties
  • Very high chemical resistance
  • Moderate impact resistance and service temperature
  • Very good moisture resistance
  • Good dimensional stability
  • Bondable
  • Self extinguishing
  • Fairly inexpensive
  • Good for machining
  • Thermoformable

Uses of PVC:

  • Chemical storage vessels
  • Tank liners and fittings
  • Fume cupboards
  • Pump components
  • Electrical insulators
  • Liquid applications
  • Ducting
  • Acid tanks
  • Templates
  • Fabricated fittings

Available Sizes of PVC:

PVC Sheet (Dark Grey)
Thickness: 30 – 50mm
Sizes: 2000 x 1000mm

PVC Sheet (Light Grey)
Thickness: 1.5 – 25mm
Sizes: 2440 x 1220mm

PVC Sheet (Clear)
Thickness: 0.5 – 8mm
Sizes: 1830 x 915mm up to 0.8mm
           2440 x 1220mm from 1mm

PVC Sheet (White)
Thickness: 1 – 6mm
Sizes: 2440 x 1220mm

PVC Rod (Dark Grey)
Outside Diameter: 6 – 200mm

PVC Film (White and Clear)
Thickness: 0.25, 0.5 and 1.0mm
Sizes:  1000 – 760mm

 

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