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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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4(b, c) also presented that the size of spherulites PCL significantly decreased by the addition of PVC and G NPs.
TGA and differential thermogravimetric analysis were performed on the pure PVC and its blends by measuring the change of the weight of samples as temperature were increased using Netzsch, STA 499C.
Daylight fluorescent pigments and dyes include ZQ-Pigments for injection molding at 350 to 575 F; extra-strength, low plateout NX-Pigments for blow molding; lightfast, heat-stable dyes for PC, styrenics, acrylics, and engineering resins; lightfast, heat-stable VC-Pigments for rigid and semi-rigid PVC calendering and extrusion; and A- and AX-Pigments for plastisols and organosols.
Other PVC alternatives include ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene), a rigid black pipe used in DWV applications.
Their 1998 production was a decrease PT Wavin Duta is the largest PVC pipe industry in the country with a capacity of 36,000 tons per year.
About 450,000 tonnes of PVC is manufactured in Canada each year.
A suspension polymerization PVC (K = 57) from Mexichem SA de CV, Altamira, Mexico was used in this work.
Series of Durastrength and Thermocel multifunctional systems used for weatherable rigid siding, profiles, and PVC foams.
The group petitioned the FDA in June 1999 to require labeling of medical devices containing DEHP and to establish a program promoting PVC alternatives.
PVC bags, tubing and catheters contain a phthalate chemical additive to make the PVC pliable.
The drastic decline in the performance of building material industry following the economic shrinkage has resulted in a decrease in the production of PVC resin.
com/research/a24c24/china_pvc_market_r) has announced the addition of the "China PVC Market Report 2011" report to their offering.