Acrylic PVC

Acrylic PVC Copolymer Resin Properties & Uses

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Please Note: PMC does not sell the material listed below.  We only use the material list to inform visitors that we are experienced in processing  these materials for many fine products.

MaterialAcrylic PVC
Chemical NameAcrylic + Polyvinyl Chloride Alloy
 StructureAmorphous
OpacityClear to Opaque
StrengthTensile Strength: 5,050 – 6,150 psi Yield
Specific Gravity1.33 – 1.53
Shrinkage.003 – .006 in/in
Melting Point385 – 405 °F
 Deflection Temperature151 – 250 °F
Service Temperature168° F
Applications

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

  • Electrical Housings
  • Bsuiness Equipment
  • Aviation
  • Automotive
  • Medical
AdvantagesAcrylic 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