What is Flexible PVC?
PVC surrounds us virtually everywhere. Whether indoor or outdoor, Flexible PVC compound covers wires and cables for items like refrigerators, televisions and laptops- to building electric wire, fiber optic cable, and automobile engines. Durable and efficient, it provides hose for consumer use as well as industrial irrigation. Doctors and dentists worldwide utilize FDA approved PVC flexible tubing, vinyl catheters & cannulas, while everyday consumers may enjoy PVC compound benefits by protecting their bathrooms with a vinyl shower curtain, slipping on a pair of rain boots, or handing a child a toy.
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is a synthetic, thermoplastic material made by polymerizing vinyl and chloride. This PVC compound is versatile and allows for both flexible and rigid states. In its flexible state, commonly called Flexible PVC, the low-cost plastic resin can be infused with heat &/or UV stabilizers, flame retardants, lubricants, fillers, non-phthalate plasticizers, processing aids, anti-fungal properties, color and more. It its correct state, flexible PVC compound will maintain strict adherence to multiple safety & regulatory requirements/specifications and provide manufacturers with products of a high-caliber performance.
With over 50 years of tested and proven experience; PVC ranks among the top three most used plastics globally. Whether injection molding or extruding; flexible PVC compound is a durable, affordable and safe choice.
Manner’s laboratory and R&D facilities are equipped with the latest in quality control and research equipment. This enables Manner to develop an infinite number of flexible PVC compound while insuring lot to lot consistency when produced.