Polyvinyl chloride (PVC-U) is a flame retardant and chemically unreactive, material. PVC-U shows high mechanical strength, tensile strength and has the ability of continuous operation between temperatures of -15 °C to +60 °C. It can also be easily glued, cemented and welded.
Although it is a rigid material, PVC-U is easily thermoformed and can be machined within close tolerances using standard working tools without difficulty.
Macplas LTD is able to supply a range of PVC solutions in sheet & rod form for general and specialty use.