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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.
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The literature is rife with methods to determine the CPVC for a given coating composition.
A particularly nettlesome project involved molding filter-essel bodies and butterfly-valve bodies out of corrosive CPVC on a 1000-ton press equipped with a 150-mm, 20:1 L/D plasticating unit.
8 suggest that the CPVC for the 50/50 clay/GCC pigment blend tested here should be in the range of about 62% PVC based on the sharp change of values for tensile strength.
Determining if CPVC pipes and fittings were either the direct cause or a contributing factor in a property loss therefore becomes critical.
Ltd in 2010, has been aiming to build a CPVC plant in India.
As part of the NSF Certification process, GF Piping Systems' CPVC 80 Pipe was verified to comply with the Plastic Pipe Institute's Technical Report Number 3 for long Term Hydrostatic Strength.
COUNTRYSIDE: My cheap solar water system is 160 feet of 1-1/2 ABS sewer pipe, some 1-1/2 "P" traps and assorted PVC, CPVC and ABS fittings to hook up to the house water system.
Large diameter molded fittings for PVC and CPVC Schedule 80 piping systems are available in 45-degree elbows, 90-degree elbows, tees, couplings, flanges, reducer bushings, and caps in 10- and 12-inch sizes.
com)-- Kamweld Technologies, a leading North American provider of plastic pipe, has greatly extended its line of fittings for PVC and CPVC pipe fabrication.
Options include PVC, CPVC, PVDF, PTFE and natural polypropylene.