polyvinyl chloride

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Synonyms for polyvinyl chloride

a polymer of vinyl chloride used instead of rubber in electric cables

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a set of equipment for the preparation of plastisols (opp) polyvinyl chloride (pvc) technical requirements for the purchase, see appendix no.
In the mid-1950s, he was cofounder of Taiwan's first polyvinyl chloride business, and he founded China General Plastics Group a decade later.
BPA has been widely used in plastics manufacture and as a fungicide, antioxidant, flame retardant, rubber chemical, and polyvinyl chloride stabilizer.
Since creating dioxins requires chlorine, she argues, "we should move away from chlorine-containing materials"--such as the polyvinyl chloride plastic that Lemieux identified as the likely primary source of the dioxin in the trash he burned.
When Hollie Shaner's 14-year-old son needed surgery last year, she requested that glass intravenous (IV) bottles and special tubing be used instead of the usual polyvinyl chloride (PVC) equipment.
Request for quotations : the subject of purchase - a set of equipment for the preparation of plastisols (opp) polyvinyl chloride (pvc)
The company notes that the acquisition will add PVC (polyvinyl chloride) to its product mix.
Typical applications include polyethylene terephthalate, polyvinyl chloride, polyolefins, hyaluronic acid and many others.
We analyzed the course of disease in workers involved in the manufacture and processing of polyvinyl chloride who had been exposed to high doses of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) and who were treated at the Clinical Hospital in Split, Croatia, from 1987 to 1996.
Greenpeace is a step closer to attaining its goal of a worldwide phase-out of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) (see "Teething Toxins?", In Brief, March/April 1998).
One of the new studies examines the effects of fetal exposure to either diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP), a softening agent found in most, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) products, or di(n-butyl) phthalate (DBP), an additive in mosquito repellents.
(material of manufacture - polyvinyl chloride), arterial cannula reinforced for the device of artificial circulation.
It is said to provide good compatibility with a variety of polymers, such as polyvinyl chloride, rubber and polyurethane, making it suitable for articles for external use and the construction industry, and as a cleaning agent for polyurethane machinery, according to the company.
It delivers product moisture levels at a bone-dry 0.04% in nylon applications and an arid 0.10% in polyethylene, polystyrene, polypropylene, polyvinyl chloride, polyesters, polyurethanes, and other commodity and engineering resins.
The people of Convent, Louisiana celebrated an environmental justice victory last September when the word came down that the Japanese chemical giant Shintech would not, after all, be building a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) factory in their town (see "Don't Dump on Me," July/August 1998).