Overview of materials for PVC, Extruded
Categories: Polymer; Thermoplastic; Vinyl (PVC); PVC, Extruded

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Physical PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Density 1.13 - 1.85 g/cc0.0408 - 0.0668 lb/in³Average value: 1.39 g/cc Grade Count:547
Moisture Absorption at Equilibrium 0.0100 - 0.200 %0.0100 - 0.200 %Average value: 0.142 % Grade Count:5
Water Absorption at Saturation 0.100 - 0.500 %0.100 - 0.500 %Average value: 0.250 % Grade Count:4
Viscosity 1.02 - 2.51 cP1.02 - 2.51 cPAverage value: 1.73 cP Grade Count:6
Linear Mold Shrinkage 0.0150 - 0.0310 cm/cm0.0150 - 0.0310 in/inAverage value: 0.0193 cm/cm Grade Count:6
ASTM Color -59.0 - 97.5-59.0 - 97.5Average value: 24.5 Grade Count:81
 
Mechanical PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Hardness, Shore A 40.0 - 11040.0 - 110Average value: 74.6 Grade Count:298
Hardness, Shore D 37.0 - 88.037.0 - 88.0Average value: 77.4 Grade Count:158
Ball Indentation Hardness 75.0 - 130 MPa10900 - 18900 psiAverage value: 109 MPa Grade Count:4
Tensile Strength, Ultimate 0.00123 - 55.9 MPa0.178 - 8110 psiAverage value: 22.9 MPa Grade Count:491
 0.00109834 - 17.5547 MPa
@Temperature 70.0 - 135 °C
0.159302 - 2546.10 psi
@Temperature 158 - 275 °F
Average value: 9.57 MPa Grade Count:7
 0.00109834 - 17.5547 MPa
@Time 14400 - 1.21e+6 sec
0.159302 - 2546.10 psi
@Time 4.00 - 336 hour
Average value: 9.57 MPa Grade Count:7
Tensile Strength, Yield 1.79 - 57.4 MPa260 - 8330 psiAverage value: 34.0 MPa Grade Count:179
Elongation at Break 3.50 - 720 %3.50 - 720 %Average value: 270 % Grade Count:402
 37.5 - 299.52 %
@Temperature 70.0 - 135 °C
37.5 - 299.52 %
@Temperature 158 - 275 °F
Average value: 195 % Grade Count:7
 37.5 - 299.52 %
@Time 14400 - 1.21e+6 sec
37.5 - 299.52 %
@Time 4.00 - 336 hour
Average value: 195 % Grade Count:7
Elongation at Yield 3.00 - 10.0 %3.00 - 10.0 %Average value: 5.33 % Grade Count:3
Modulus of Elasticity 0.00300 - 4.83 GPa0.435 - 700 ksiAverage value: 2.80 GPa Grade Count:76
Flexural Yield Strength 28.0 - 99.9 MPa4060 - 14500 psiAverage value: 81.4 MPa Grade Count:66
Flexural Modulus 1.30 - 4.69 GPa188 - 680 ksiAverage value: 2.85 GPa Grade Count:59
Izod Impact, Notched 0.179 - 12.9 J/cm0.335 - 24.2 ft-lb/inAverage value: 3.65 J/cm Grade Count:92
 11.7 - 11.7 J/cm
@Temperature -40.0 - -40.0 °C
21.9 - 21.9 ft-lb/in
@Temperature -40.0 - -40.0 °F
Average value: 11.7 J/cm Grade Count:1
 11.7 - 11.7 J/cm
@Thickness 3.18 - 3.18 mm
21.9 - 21.9 ft-lb/in
@Thickness 0.125 - 0.125 in
Average value: 11.7 J/cm Grade Count:1
Izod Impact, Unnotched 0.300 - 34.2 J/cm0.562 - 64.1 ft-lb/inAverage value: 2.28 J/cm Grade Count:88
Charpy Impact Unnotched 1.50 - 1000 J/cm²7.14 - 4760 ft-lb/in²Average value: 1.50 J/cm² Grade Count:4
Charpy Impact, Notched 0.300 - 1.00 J/cm²1.43 - 4.76 ft-lb/in²Average value: 0.480 J/cm² Grade Count:5
Tear Strength Test 145 - 550145 - 550Average value: 322 Grade Count:64
Tear Strength 17.5 - 105 kN/m99.9 - 599 pliAverage value: 53.8 kN/m Grade Count:29
Dart Drop Total Energy 11.1 - 178 J/cm0.0208 - 0.333 ft-lb/milAverage value: 80.9 J/cm Grade Count:32
Compression Set 18.0 - 50.0 %18.0 - 50.0 %Average value: 31.3 % Grade Count:16
Clash Berg Modulus 0.0331 - 0.689 GPa4.80 - 99.9 ksiAverage value: 0.205 GPa Grade Count:10
 0.00745 - 0.558 GPa
@Temperature -50.0 - -26.0 °C
1.08 - 80.9 ksi
@Temperature -58.0 - -14.8 °F
Average value: 0.306 GPa Grade Count:13
Heat Distortion 20.0 - 50.0 %20.0 - 50.0 %Average value: 31.7 % Grade Count:3
 
Electrical PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Electrical Resistivity 1.00e+6 - 1.00e+17 ohm-cm1.00e+6 - 1.00e+17 ohm-cmAverage value: 1.02e+16 ohm-cm Grade Count:18
Surface Resistance 1000 - 1.00e+13 ohm1000 - 1.00e+13 ohmAverage value: 8.00e+12 ohm Grade Count:5
Dielectric Constant 3.00 - 3.303.00 - 3.30Average value: 3.13 Grade Count:6
Dielectric Strength 0.690 - 50.0 kV/mm17.5 - 1270 kV/inAverage value: 31.3 kV/mm Grade Count:8
Dielectric Loss Index 0.0100 - 0.1000.0100 - 0.100Average value: 0.0400 Grade Count:3
 
Thermal PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
CTE, linear 45.0 - 90.0 µm/m-°C25.0 - 50.0 µin/in-°FAverage value: 65.5 µm/m-°C Grade Count:45
Thermal Conductivity 0.120 - 0.190 W/m-K0.833 - 1.32 BTU-in/hr-ft²-°FAverage value: 0.157 W/m-K Grade Count:8
Melting Point 80.0 - 196 °C176 - 385 °FAverage value: 114 °C Grade Count:6
Maximum Service Temperature, Air 50.0 - 80.0 °C122 - 176 °FAverage value: 61.7 °C Grade Count:10
Deflection Temperature at 0.46 MPa (66 psi) 69.0 - 85.0 °C156 - 185 °FAverage value: 75.7 °C Grade Count:9
Deflection Temperature at 1.8 MPa (264 psi) 51.0 - 79.0 °C124 - 174 °FAverage value: 70.0 °C Grade Count:61
Vicat Softening Point 52.0 - 87.0 °C126 - 189 °FAverage value: 79.8 °C Grade Count:125
Heat Distortion Temperature 65.0 - 76.0 °C149 - 169 °FAverage value: 73.5 °C Grade Count:24
Minimum Service Temperature, Air -40.0 - 0.000 °C-40.0 - 32.0 °FAverage value: -18.0 °C Grade Count:10
Brittleness Temperature -60.0 - 35.0 °C-76.0 - 95.0 °FAverage value: -30.3 °C Grade Count:147
Flammability, UL94 HB - 5VBHB - 5VBGrade Count:41
Flame Spread 0.0100 - 24.0 mm/min0.000394 - 0.945 in/minAverage value: 6.26 mm/min Grade Count:4
Oxygen Index 22.0 - 47.0 %22.0 - 47.0 %Average value: 28.3 % Grade Count:15
 
Optical PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Transmission, Visible 74.0 - 90.0 %74.0 - 90.0 %Average value: 89.7 % Grade Count:51
 
Processing PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Processing Temperature 145 - 210 °C293 - 410 °FAverage value: 157 °C Grade Count:10
Die Temperature 170 °C338 °FAverage value: 170 °C Grade Count:9
Melt Temperature 154 - 210 °C310 - 410 °FAverage value: 181 °C Grade Count:151
Head Temperature 165 °C329 °FAverage value: 165 °C Grade Count:9
 
Component Elements PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Bromine, Br 0.0100 %0.0100 %Average value: 0.0100 % Grade Count:5
Cadmium, Cd 0.00500 %0.00500 %Average value: 0.00500 % Grade Count:5
Chromium, Cr 0.0100 %0.0100 %Average value: 0.0100 % Grade Count:5
Lead, Pb 0.0100 %0.0100 %Average value: 0.0100 % Grade Count:5
Mercury, Hg 0.0100 %0.0100 %Average value: 0.0100 % Grade Count:5

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