PVC Granule Uses

PVC Granule Uses
PVC Granule Uses

How are PVC products made? PVC granules are small plastic pellets which are melted down and then moulded to create various PVC end products.

What are Some PVC Granule Uses?

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PVC is definitely one of the most widely used plastics in the world, and is used in the production of thousands of different products.

But how are PVC products made? PVC granules are small plastic pellets which are melted down and then moulded to create various PVC end products. PVC granules can be rigid, flexible, or semi-rigid, and can be designed to work within extrusion or injection manufacturing processes.

PVC granules have uses in a diverse array of industries, including:

Construction

PVC granules allow for light, strong and flame-retardant products, and are used to create many different products that are used in the construction industry, including:

  • Pipes and fittings
  • Window and door profiles
  • Cable Sheathing/Insulation
  • Roofing and ceiling membranes
  •  Rainwater systems
  • Flooring
  •  Wall coverings

Medical

Flexible PVC granules are to thank as the key manufacturing ingredient when it comes to a wide variety of different items used in the medical industry, including:

  •  Medical Tubing
  • Catheters
  • Blood bags
  • Oxygen Masks

Electronics

One of PVC’s first uses was in cable insulation, and since then the electronic industry has been making use of PVC left, right, and centre. Some electronic made with PVC granules include:

  • Various electrical components
  • Electrical coverings
  • Cable insulation
  • Plugs

Automotive

PVC’s reliability, affordability, and high performance qualities makes it ideal for uses in the automotive industry, being used to create a variety of components which include:

  • Interior panels
  • Sun visors
  • Mud flaps
  • Seat covers
  • Bumpers

 Footwear

The footwear industry uses a lot of PVC in different parts of your everyday shoes from boots to sandals, there may be some PVC in your shoes right now. Some footwear components or products are:

  • Gumboots
  •  Sandal soles
  •  Safety boot soles
  •  Beach sandal straps

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