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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)
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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.

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.
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PVC

(networking)

PVC

(hardware)
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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 VPN.
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Some of the PVC compound companies profiled in this report include Westlake, INEOS, Mexichem, Formosa Plastics, PKN Orlen, Ercros, Teknor Apex, Benvic, Aurora Plastics, and Roscom and others.
The first stage degradation, which occurred in the range of 235-340 degC were due to dehydrochlorination during the thermal degradation of PVC [16].
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.
Blendix 131 ABS modifier imparts superior melt strength to flexible PVC and has good melt mixing and fusion characteristics.
Greenpeace stresses that even if all safety precautions are taken during PVC production, there is still a threat to human health when PVC burns.
In terms of countries of destination, Indonesia's export of PVC resin is still limited to Asia.
Health Canada's warning contained a list of teethers and rattles which do not contain PVC plasticizers, not those that do.
[USPRwire, Tue Aug 06 2019] Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) is one of the world's prominent synthetic plastic polymer that is being produced in a significant volume at a global level.
Summary: The global bio-based PVC market is expected to be potentially restrained from the intense competition for bio-based PVC feedstock.