Applications

By varying the use of additives in the manufacturing of PVC products, features such as strength, rigidity, colour and transparency can be adjusted to meet most applications, including:
  • Building products, including window frames and other profiles, floor and wall coverings, roofing sheets, linings for tunnels, swimming-pools and reservoirs.
  • Piping, including water and sewerage pipes and fittings, and ducts for power and telecommunications.
  • Coatings, including tarpaulins, rainwear and corrugated metal sheets.
  • Insulation and sheathing for low voltage power supplies, telecommunications, appliances, and automotive applications.
  • Packaging, pharmaceuticals, food and confectionery, water and fruit juices, labels, presentation trays.
  • Automotive applications, including cables, underbody coating and interior trimmings.
  • Medical products, including blood bags, transfusion tubes and surgical gloves.
  • Leisure products, including garden hoses, footwear, inflatable pools, tents.
Did you know ?
  • Researchers recently modified an elastomer used to make tires so it can self heal. © American Chemistry Council, Inc.
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