Direct Applied Product Overview
Installation should be in accordance with ASTM C1063 and recommendations of system manufacturer, accepted industry standards and local building codes.
Ultraviolet Sunlight: Plasticizers and similar chemicals which can migrate to the surface are not present in the PVC formulas used in the manufacturing of PLASTIC COMPONENTS, INC. products covered in this section.
Low Temperatures: All materials, including metal, will gradually harden as temperatures change. What is important, is the ability of the material to function as the temperatures drop.
Coefficient of Expansion and Contraction: PVC products are weaker than the materials to which they are attached and the plaster in which they are embedded. Therefore, the products will move with the wall and the plaster they are embedded in, and are not free to express their coefficient of expansion or contraction.
Availability & Cost
PLASTIC COMPONENTS, INC. products for this application will be lower in place cost than back wrapping and finishing. All products are available from regional warehouses which supply your local wholesale distributor.
A short form CSI specification appears on each product sheet; the product description is included to assist in product selection. ASTM standard specification is available upon request.
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PVC products have a built in resistance to damage and will return to their original shape when subjected to normal impact. There is no transmission of shock, which means damage is localized to the point of impact. Repairs can be made by returning the product to its original shape and reapplying finish to the damaged area. If cut, the product can be repaired with vinyl cement.
Caulking: Caulking materials bond very well to PVC products. Contact caulk manufacturer or PLASTIC COMPONENTS, INC. for specific recommendations. Painting: Excellent paint adhesion, no priming necessary. We recommend Ultra-Tech® elastomeric sealant.
Material Description: All products are manufactured from PVC compounds conforming to ASTM D1784, cell classification 13244C.
|Physical Properties||ASTM Test||at 0°F (-18°C)||at 72°F (22°C)|
|Tensile Strength, psi||D638||8,100||5,900|
|Tensile Modulus, psi||D638||425,000||360,000|
|Flexural Strength, psi||D790||16,500||11,200|
|Flexural Modulus, psi||D790||497,000||415,000|
|Izod Impact (ft-lbs/in)||D256||1.1||3.4|
|Heat Distortion Temp at 1.82 MPa (264 psi)||D648||160°F (71°C)|
|Coefficient of Linear Expansion 105 cm/cm°C (105 in/in°F)||D696||3.45|
|E-84 Fire Tunnel Test|
|Smoke Density @ 35 Mils||250|
|Fire Rating||Class A|
|Reaction to Stucco or Plaster||None|
PLASTIC COMPONENTS, INC. warrants that the product contained herein as manufactured by PLASTIC COMPONENTS, INC., when properly applied and used in and for the manner which they are manufactured in accordance with ASTM standards D3678 and C1047 shall be free from defects and will perform as stated. PLASTIC COMPONENTS, INC. sole responsibility under this warranty shall be for replacement of material only and excluding any labor or installation cost, and for material that is manufactured by PLASTIC COMPONENTS, INC. which has been deemed defective through manufacturing only, and not product which has been damaged during installation or improperly installed.
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