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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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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.
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.
TYPE OF BINDER AND ESTIMATED CPVC: Each CPVC was estimated considering the degree of rusting and degree of blistering results and, in particular, the adhesion tension of the dry and/or cured films not aged yet in the accelerated tests (Elcometer Tester Model 106, ASTM D 4541).
CPVC has been a nationally accepted material since 1982, however, California has only permitted its use on a limited basis since 2001.
Tenders are invited for Renovation of Room No 2 and its attached Toilet in SS Block of IASRI, New Delhi:Providing and fixing Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) pipes, having thermal stability for hot & cold water supply, including all CPVC plain &
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The acquisition of Viking Polymers adds substantially to our rigid PVC capabilities and represents a natural extension of our product portfolio into weatherable capstocks, CPVC compounds, and other specialties for the fast-growing building and construction market.
Compared to the polyvinyl chloride (PVC), however, CPVC becomes more difficult in the process and more brittle as the chloride content increases (2).