Tuesday, January 22, 2008

IIT JEE PVC Polyvinyl Chloride

Polyvinyl chloride is produced by polymerization of the monomer vinyl chloride.
PVC is commonly used as the insulation on electric wires
Polyvinyl chloride is also widely used for producing pipes.
It can be made softer and more flexible by the addition of plasticizers, the most widely-used being phthalates.

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