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PVC Type 1®

Vintec I is a normal impact, corrosion-resistant material offering an excellent chemical resistance. (Type I Grade 1 Dark Gray PVC conforms to ASTM D1784, Class 12454-8.) Vintec I is highly recommended for applications where the concentration of acids or alkalies are high, normal working temperatures are relatively low (140 F or below) and final installation area is not subject to excessive physical abuse.

Product Applications

Vintec I corrosion resistant thermoplastics are engineered materials formulated to combine corrosion resistance, impact resistance, lightness, ease of fabrication and forming. Vintec I reduces replacement costs by providing long life in harsh corrosive atmospheres.


Industries Served

•Steel Pickling
•Food Processing
•Water Treatment
•Dyeing & Bleaching
•Waste Treatment


Product Uses

Acid Fume Hood and Ducts
Acid Tank Linings
Acid Etching Machines
Machined Parts & Gears
Burial Vaults
Ceiling Materials
Duct & Duct Fittings
Air Circulators
Flues & Vents
Industrial Surfaces
Lab Equipment Supplies
Machine Guards
Noise Control Devices
Nursery Equipment
Pressure Switches
Storage Tanks
Tote Boxes, Pans, & Trays

Product Features

Excellent Electrical Properties
Impact Resistant
Good Abrasion
MachinableWaterproof Covers
Acid TanksFume Scrubbers
Machined Flanges & Valves
BoothsBus Equipment (Interior)
Corrosion Control Equipment
Dust Collection Systems
Air Purifying Equipment
Industrial Waste Equipment
Nuclear InstrumentsPaneling For Clean Rooms
Scientific Apparatus
Sheet Metal Fabrication
Spraying Equipment
Vacuum Cleaning Systems

Fabrication Characteristics - top

Thermoplastic preparation for assembly (welding or other fastening methods) is similar to metal fabrication procedures.  Pieces are laid out, cut, machined and joined with the same tools, equipment and skills utilized in the metalworking trades.  However, there are special forming requirements for thermoplastics not encountered in metal work.


Fabrication of thermoplastics includes a wide range of operations on sheet, rod, tube and special shapes to produce finished products.  Fabrication involves cutting, sawing, machining, forming, joining or fastening together for the completed object.  Machining may include beveling, routing, grinding, turning, milling, drilling, tapping and threading.  The degree of skill and the quality of preparatory work in layout and various machining operations on components for fit-up are very important in assuring accurate assembly and successful fabrication.


Once the different thermoplastic parts are formed into the proper shape, they may then have to be joined.  The type and method of assembly depend on the function of the finished structure.  The several assembly techniques include the use of adhesive bonding, self-tapping screws, threaded insets, press fitting, cold heading, heat joined (hot-plate welding, hot-wire welding, induction heating, hot flaring, and spin welding) cementing and hot gas welding.  Each operation requires its own tools and equipment.


Standard Product Specifications


Sheet 48 in. x 96 in.
Thickness 0.060 to 4 in.
Colors Dk. Gray, Lt. Gray, White and Blue
Finish High Gloss or Embossed


Vintec I Type 1 Grad I Rigid PVC Sheet - top

Cell Classification D-1784 12454B
Formulation - Homopolymer
IZOD Impact Strength D-256 1.3 ft.-lb./in. @1/8"
Tensile Strength D-638 7500 PSI
Tensile Modulus D-638 411,000 PSI
Heat Deflection (264PSI) D-648 165F

Acid Resistance (93% Sulfuric Acid 14 Days @ 131F)

Weight Change

FlexuralYield Change




Specific Gravity D-792 1.42
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion D-696 6.1 x 10-5in/in/C
Opt. Cell Classification D-3915 124520
Federal Classification FED.SPEC L-P-535E Type I


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