Vinyl is composed of two simple building blocks: chlorine, based on common salt, and ethylene from crude oil.
the resulting compound ethylene dichoride is converted at very high temperatures to vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) gas.
Through the chemical reaction knows as polymerization, VCM becomes a chemically stable powder, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin.
PVC (Poly vinyl chloride) resin is the key ingredient in vinyl, however by itself it’s very hard and brittle plastic material.
additives such as plasticizers, stabilizers, lubricants pigments and processing aids change the PVC’s physical properties and make it flexible.
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