PVC Schedule 40 Value Pipe Physical Properties

PVC Schedule 40 Value Pipe Physical Properties*

Property

Units

PVC

ASTM Standards

Specific gravity

g/cc

1.40

D 792

Tensile strength (73°F) minimum

psi

7,000

D 638

Modulus of elasticity in tension (73°F) minimum

psi

400,000

D 638

Flexural strength (73°F)

psi

14,000

D 790

Izod impact (notched at 73°F) minimum

ft lb/in

0.65

D 256

Hardness (Durometer D)

 

80 + 3

D 2240

Hardness (Rockwell R)

 

110-120

D 785

Compressive strength (73F)

psi

9,600

  D 695

Hydrostatic design stress

psi

2,000

D 1598

Coefficient of linear expansion

in/in/°F

3.0 X 10-5

D 696

Heat distortion temperature at 264 psi minimum

degrees F

160

D 648

Coefficient of thermal conductivity

BTU/hr/sq ft/°F/in

1.2

C 177

Specific heat

BTU/°F/lb

0.25

D 2766

Water absorption(24 hr at 73°F)

% weight gain

.05

D 570

Cell classification – Pipe

 

12454

D 1784

Burning rate

 

Self extinguishing

D 635

Burning class

 

V-O

UL-94**

*Above data is based upon information provided by the raw material manufacturers. It should be used only as a recommendation and not as a guarantee of performance.

**Underwriters Laboratory standard
Article Title:
PVC Schedule 40 Value Pipe Physical Properties
Article Summary:
Physical, Mechanical, Electrical and Thermal Typical Properties.
Article Date:
8/4/2009
Article ID:
831
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