polyvinyl dichloride


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polyvinyl dichloride

[¦päl·i′vīn·əl dī′klȯr‚īd]
(organic chemistry)
A high-strength polymer of chlorinated polyvinyl chloride; it is self-extinguishing and has superior chemical resistance; used for pipes carrying hot, corrosive materials. Abbreviated PVDC.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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