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The Many Industries That Use PVC

In the modern world plastic is part of daily life, from the computer cables that connect us to the internet, to the electrical wiring and conduits that wind around our homes and businesses, to the endless plastic parts on the consoles of our vehicles. Just about every kind of plastic piece, conduit or piping begins as a flexible PVC compounds and is made with a template.

Plastic specialists have the ability to change the molecular composition of semi-rigid vinyl blends to create rigid PVC compounds that maintain their shape or flexible PVC that if often used for soft tubing or other bendable applications. The uses for PVC plastics are varied and infinite and reach across home, business, and manufacturing products such as:

Automotive Parts - shifters, gaskets for doors, seals for windows or sun roofs, console moldings, trim, wiring

Industrial - handles, grips, hoses, tubing, knobs, suction cups, grommets, parts

Medical - tubing, flexible tubing, food IVs. Plastics used in the medical field use medical grade PVC compounds developed to provide sanitary and safe environments.

Building/Construction - window stripping, window sealing, exterior trimming pieces

Wires & Cabling - appliance wires, telephone/internet cables, automotive cabling and wires

Electrical - power supply cording, harnesses for wires, boots for battery terminals, covers

Consciousness for the environment in recent years have led to the creation of phthalate plasticizers free flexible PVC plastics that are safer to utilize in children's toys and vinyl compounds that come in contact with food.

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