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CPVC shares most of the features and properties of its close relative, PVC. It is also readily workable, including machining, welding, and forming. Because of its excellent corrosion resistance at elevated temperatures, CPVC is ideally suited for self-supporting constructions where temperatures up to 200° F (93° C) are present. The ability to bend, shape, and weld CPVC enables its use in a wide variety of process applications including tanks, scrubbers, and ventilation systems. It exhibits excellent fire resistance, chemical resistance, and is readily available in sheets, rods, and tubing. CPVC is a popular engineering material due to its relatively low cost, high glass transition temperature, high heat distortion temperature, chemical inertness, and flame and smoke properties. CPVC is used in a variety of industrial applications where a high functional temperature and resistance to corrosive chemicals are desirable.
Since the chemical properties of resins may vary according to the amount of chlorination and the types and quantity of additives, contact an Emco Industrial Plastics representative before designing material handling systems using CPVC.
Emco Industrial Plastics doesn’t claim to represent all of the manufacturers or trade name products listed. This list is intended as a guide of typical materials available for purchase from Emco Industrial Plastics, Inc. For additional information, contact an Emco Industrial Plastics representative by filling out the form below.
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|Sheet||1/8″ – 2″ TH||48″ x 96″; CTS||White|
Give us your cut-to-size dimensions. We will precision-cut these plastics to your exact size. Additional sizes and colors available upon request.
|Water Absorption, 24 hrs||%||D570||0.04|
|Tensile Strength @yield||psi||D638||8200|
|Tensile Elongation @Break||%||D638||27|
|Hardness, Rockwell R||D785||121|
|IZOD Impact Strength Notched||ft-lb/in||D256||1.6|
|Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion||(x 10-5 in./in./°F)||D696||3.7|
|Heat Deflection Temp at 264 psi||°F||217|
|Max Operating Temp||°F||200|
|Flammability Rating||UL94||V – O|
|Dielectric Strength, 1/8″ th.||V/mil||D149||1250|
|Dielectric Constant @60HZ||D150||3.7 @ 30° F|
|Volume Resistivity||ohm-cm||D257||3.4 x 1015|
NOTE: The property values presented above are typical values intended for reference and comparison purposes only. They should NOT be used as a basis for design specifications or quality control. Contact us for manufacturers’ complete material property datasheets. All values at 73°F (23°C) unless otherwise noted.