chlorinated polyvinyl chloride


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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 ISO 2507 compliance allows it to be used for testing pipe and fittings made of unplasticized polyvinyl chloride, chlorinated polyvinyl chloride, or high-impact-resistant polyvinyl chloride, as well as ABS (acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene) and ASA (acrylonitrilestyrene-acrylic ester).
In plumbing circles, there is a longstanding debate between copper and chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) piping.
A sister product of PVC, CPVC (chlorinated polyvinyl chloride), is capable of handling higher temperatures and can be used to channel water throughout the house.
Plastic piping materials such as polyethylene (PE), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), cross-linked polyethylene (PEX), chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC), and others will be covered during the conference.