Pvc-u (unplasticised Polyvinyl chloride)
Unplasticised Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC-U) is one of the most widely used thermoplastic materials in the world. Common to many different industries, PVC-U provides outstanding chemical resistance for various applications.
Highly resistant to acids, alkalis, alcohols and many other corrosive materials; PVC-U is frequently used in the water treatment and drinking water industries, chemical production, textile manufacturing and commercial pool markets.
PVC-U is also commonly referred to as uPVC, PVCU and PVCI.
PVC-U Common Product Examples
- DN15mm – DN400mm
- Solvent Cement
- up to 16 bar
- 60 Deg C
PVC-U Quick Reference Links
PVC-U Pipe dimensions
Metric vs Imperial PVC-u
PVC-U pipe outside diameters (OD) and wall thicknesses can vary based on the international Specifications.
PAAS typically stocks the Imperial range of BS and ASTM products to suit the Australian Market; with Metric (European) sizing available on request.
Pressure temperature chart
The chart shown indicates the pressure rating of SCH80 Pipe in water applications.
For all other PVC-U product lines – fittings, valves please consult the individual product data sheets.
PVC-U Sch80 Grey pipework is UV stabilised; increasing the lifespan of your outdoor installations.
Please contact our sales team on 1300 747 464 for more information.
Installation: Solvent cementing
Solvent cements are used for the installation of PVC-U pipe and fittings
JOinting Guides PVC-U
Watch our jointing video or download our pdf
PVC-U Pipe clip spacing
Recommended distance in M for pipe clip spacing.