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PVC:

see polyvinyl chloridepolyvinyl chloride
(PVC), thermoplastic that is a polymer of vinyl chloride. Resins of polyvinyl chloride are hard, but with the addition of plasticizers a flexible, elastic plastic can be made. This plastic has found extensive use as an electrical insulator for wires and cables.
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PVC

(organic chemistry)

chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (PVC)

A plastic, widely used for piping in both hot- and cold-water systems and in drainage systems—especially where corrosion may be a problem.

polyvinyl chloride, PVC

A water-insoluble resin thermoplastic resin that is highly resistant to chemicals and corrosion; widely used for pipe fittings, piping in cold-water systems, and piping in sewage and waste lines.

PVC

1. Pigment volume concentration; the percentage of pigment by volume in the total volume of a paint film.
2. Abbr. for polyvinyl chloride.

PVC

(networking)

PVC

(hardware)

PVC

(Permanent Virtual Circuit) A point-to-point connection that is established ahead of time. A group of PVCs defined at the time of subscription to a particular service is known as a "virtual private network" (VPN). Contrast with SVC. See virtual private network.
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First, our study indicated that there are other significant indoor sources for phthalates because, in the absence of PVC flooring, the dust concentrations of plastisizers are still significant (Bornehag CG, Sundell J, Lundgren B, Weschler CJ, Sigsgaard T, Hagerhed-Engman L, unpublished data).
With that said, I still will not use PVC for supply pipes, because there are better alternatives.
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At room temperature Successful bonding at room temperature has been accomplished with two classes of adhesives - PVC pipe cements and second generation acrylics (ITW B 0550 system), using the following procedure:
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A suspension polymerization PVC (K = 57) from Mexichem SA de CV, Altamira, Mexico was used in this work.
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