Acrylic PVC

Acrylic PVC Copolymer Resin Properties & Uses

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Material Acrylic PVC
Chemical Name Acrylic + Polyvinyl Chloride Alloy
 Structure Amorphous
Opacity Clear to Opaque
Strength Tensile Strength: 5,050 – 6,150 psi Yield
Specific Gravity 1.33 – 1.53
Shrinkage .003 – .006 in/in
Melting Point 385 – 405 °F
 Deflection Temperature 151 – 250 °F
Service Temperature 5\168° F
Applications

Acrylic PVC is used in a variety of applications and industries, including:

  • Electrical Housings
  • Bsuiness Equipment
  • Aviation
  • Automotive
  • Medical
Advantages Acrylic PVC offers excellent impact strength, chemical resistance and extensibility, as well as low water absorption.
Disadvantages

The disadvantages of Acrylic PVC include:

  • Tensile Strength
  • High Temperature Performance
  • UV Resistance
  • Cost

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