What is PVC material? What are the commonly used PVC pipes? These and similar questions are frequently asked on the Internet. So what material is PVC and how to classify commonly used PVC pipes ? The following is a brief analysis of such questions.
What is PVC material
PVC is one of the largest plastic products in the world. It is cheap and widely used. PVC material is light weight, insulate, moisture resistant, and easy to use. Specs and color patterns There are many styles. Generally, there are PVC water hose, PVC garden hose, and water pipe.
What is PVC pipe? It is made of PVC resin, stabilizer, lubricant, etc. Then extrude by hot pressing. It is a plastic pipe that develops earlier.
PVC pipe has PVC-u pipe and UPVC. PVC-u pipe is mainly for building drainage. It is light and durable, beautiful in color, bright and smooth. Besides, it has a long service life. In addition, it has strong corrosion resistance, high mechanical strength. What’s more, it’s non-toxic. Thus it’s suitable for wire pipes and sewage pipes.
PVC pipe classification
PVC has 2 types, soft PVC and hard PVC. Among them, hard PVC accounts for about 2/3 of the market. While soft PVC accounts for 1/3. Soft PVC is for floors, ceilings and leather surfaces. But because soft PVC has plasticizers. While this is also the difference between soft PVC and hard PVC. The physical properties are poor. For example, water pipes need to withstand a certain water pressure. Thus soft PVC is not suitable for use. So it limits the usage. Rigid PVC does not contain it. So it is easy to form and has good physical properties. Thus it has develops greatly. In the production process of PVC, we add several additives. For example, stabilizers. With these all additives, then PVC pipes are also non-toxic, odourless and eco-friendly products.