Properties 

Polyvinylidene Chloride  (PVDC)
Injection Molding

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Values are from Modern Plastics Encyclopedia 99.

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Melt Flow
Melting Temperature
Glass Transition
Processing Molding Pressure
Processing Molding Temperature
Compression Ratio
Mold Shrinkage
Tensile Strength
Elongation
Tensile Yield Strength
Compressive Strength
Flexural Strength
Tensile Modulus
Flexural Modulus
Izod Impact Strength
Hardness
Deflection Temperature
Thermal Expansion
Thermal Conductivity
Specific Gravity
Dielectric Strength
Water Absorption

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Melt Flow 
ASTM D1238
(gm/10 min)

--- gm /10 min

Melting Temperature  degrees C
Tm Crystalline
172 C

Glass Transition (C)
Tg (Amorphous)

- 15 C

Processing Temperature Range Degrees F
Extrusion

260 to 350 F for Compression Molding
300 to 400 F for Injection Molding
300 to 400 F for Extrusion

Molding Pressure Range ( PSI) (ksi)
5000 to 30000 psi
5 to 30 ksi
33 to 200 MPa

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Compression Ratio
2.5

Mold(Linear) Shrinkage (in/in)
ASTM D955
0.005 to 0.025 in/in 

Tensile Strength at Break
ASTM D638
3500 to 5000 psi
23  to 33 MPa

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Elongation at break (%)
ASTM D638
160 to 240 %

Tensile Yield Strength (psi)
ASTM D638
2800 to 3800 psi
18.7 to 25.3 MPa

Compressive Strength (psi)
Rupture or Yield
ASTM D695
2000 to 2700 psi
13 to 18 MPa

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Flexural Strength (psi)
Rupture or Yield
ASTM D790
4200 to 6200 psi
28 to 41 MPa

Tensile Modulus (psi)
ASTM D638
50000 to 80000 psi
0.33 to 0.53 GPa

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Compressive Modulus (psi)
ASTM D695
55000 to 95000 psi
0.37 to 0.63 GPa

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Flexural Modulus (psi)
ASTM D790
At 73 F
55000 to 95000 psi
0.37 to 0.63 GPa
At 200 F
--- psi
--- GPa
At 250 F
--- psi
--- GPa
At 300 F
--- psi
--- GPa

Izod Impact (ft-lb/in of notch)
ASTM D256A

0.4 to 1.0 ft lb/in of notch

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Hardness
Rockwell ASTM D785
 M60 to 65
Shore D65 ASTM D2240/D2583
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Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
(10 exp-6 )in/in/C
 190 (10 x exp 6) in/in /C
0.000 190 in/in /C

Deflection Temperature under flexural load (F)
ASTM D648
264 psi ---
130 to 150 F
66 psi  ---
--- F

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Thermal Conductivity
(10 x exp 4)al cm/sec cm2 C
ASTM C177
3 (10 x exp 4) cal cm/sec cm2
0.0003 cal cm/sec cm2

Specific Gravity
ASTM D792
1.65 to 1.72

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Water Absorption
(1/8 in thick specimen) (%)
ASTM D570
24 hr --- 0.1 %
Saturation 
---  %

Dielectric Strength v/mil
(1/8 in thick Specimen; short time)
400 to 600 v/mil

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