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Is upvc the same as pvcu?


In the renovation process, we often hear upvc and pvcu, so is upvc and pvcu the same? Let Baydee tell you the following.

Is upvc the same as pvcu?

Both are the same. UPVC pipe, also known as PVC-U pipe, is a plastic pipe made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin without plasticizer. Amorphous thermoplastic resin made of vinyl chloride monomer by polymerization reaction, adding certain additives (such as stabilizers, lubricants, fillers, etc.) Resin catalyzes degradation and oxidative decomposition.

In the PVC production process, in order to increase the plasticizing properties of PVC and improve production efficiency, plasticizers (such as DOP, DBP, DINP, etc.) will be added, and the PVC products with plasticizers will be softer. Generally, PVC products without plasticizers are collectively referred to as UPVC, and can also be written as PVC-U.