Plasticized (Flexible) Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC-P)

Properties

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Bulk Modulus
2.1 GPa, or 0.30 106 psi
Density
1.26 g/cm3, or 78.6 lb/ft3
Elastic (Young's) Modulus
1.4 GPa, or 0.20 106 psi
Maximum Temperature
Typical Guideline
70 °C, or 150 °F
Maximum Temperature
Mechanical Load
80 °C, or 170 °F
Maximum Temperature
Onset of Melting (Solidus)
190 °C, or 370 °F
Maximum Temperature
Decomposition
Shear Modulus
0.7 GPa, or 0.10 106 psi
Specific Heat Capacity
Conventional
1400 J/kg-K
Specific Heat Capacity
Volumetric
1700 103 J/m3-K
Speed of Sound
33 103 m/s, or 100 103 ft/s
Stiffness-to-Weight Ratio
Shear
0.55 MN-m/kg
Stiffness-to-Weight Ratio
Tensile
1.1 MN-m/kg
Strength-to-Weight Ratio
Tensile, Ultimate
11 kN-m/kg
Tensile Strength
Ultimate
14 MPa, or 2.0 103 psi
Thermal Conductivity
Ambient
0.17 W/m-K
Water Absorption
After 24 Hours
0.45 %

See Also

Charles A. Harper (editor), Modern Plastics Handbook, 1999.


J. A. Brydson, Plastics Materials, 7th ed., 1999 (link).


Michael L. Berins (editor), SPI Plastics Engineering Handbook of the Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc., 5th ed., 2000.

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