Table 1: Physical and mechanical properties of polyvinyl chloride.

Physical and mechanical properties of polyvinyl chloride
(Sabic, Saudi Arabia)

Young's modulus3.2 MPa
Shear modulus1.2 MPa
Bulk modulus1.8 GPa
Poisson's ratio0.49
Yield strength (elastic limit)10 MPa
Tensile strength10 MPa
Compressive strength20 MPa
Flexural strength (modulus of rupture)11 MPa
Hardness—Shore D12
Heat deflection temperature at 455 KPa−30°C