PVC Pipe

pvc pipeGF Harvel uses its own custom blend of PVC compound to ensure that desirable physical properties are maintained with every production run. GF Harvel PVC piping exhibits exceptional consistent quality with uniform properties; making it the preferred choice of fabricators and custom houses. GF Harvel's product line has grown to include standard and custom extrusions of PVC pipe in schedules 40, 80, and 120; as well as SDR series pipe produced to 13.5, 21, 26 and 41 dimensions.

In addition to a full range of sizes, GF Harvel also offers various options including: belled end, gasketed, roll grooved, and threaded pipe ends, as well as custom dimensions and lengths. GF Harvel PVC pipe is ideal for numerous applications including chemical processing, high purity applications, water and waste water treatment, potable water systems, agricultural, irrigation, plating, and many other industrial applications involving corrosive fluid transfer.

PVC Pipe Physical Properties
GENERAL Value Test Method
Cell Classification 12454 ASTM D1784
Maximum Service Temp. 140°F  
Color White, Dark Gray
Specific Gravity, (g/cu.cm @ 73°F) 1.40 +/-.02 ASTM D792
Water Absorption % increase 24 hrs @ 25°C 0.05 ASTM D570
Hardness, Rockwell 110 - 120 ASTM D785
Poisson's Ratio @ 73°F 0.410  
Hazen-Williams Factor C =150  
Tensile Strength, psi @ 73°F 7,450 ASTM D638
Tensile Modulus of Elasticity, psi @ 73°F 420,000 ASTM D638
Flexural Strength, psi @ 73°F 14,450 ASTM D790
Flexural Modulus, psi @ 73°F 360,000 ASTM D790
Compressive Strength, psi @ 73°F 9,600 ASTM D695
Izod Impact, notched, ft-lb/in @ 73°F 0.75 ASTM D256
Coefficient of Linear Expansion (in/in/°F) 2.9 x 10-5 ASTM D696
Coefficient of Thermal Conductivity
3.5 x 10-4
Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi, annealed) 170 ASTM D648
Specific Heat, Cal./°C/gm 0.25 ASTM D2766
Dielectric Strength, volts/mil 1,413 ASTM D149
Dielectric Constant, 60Hz, 30°F 3.70 ASTM D150
Volume Resistivity, ohm/cm @ 95°C 1.2 x 1012 ASTM D257
GF Harvel PVC Pipe is non-electrolytic
Flammability Rating V-0 UL-94
Flame Spread Index <10  
Flame Spread 0-25 ULC
Smoke Generation 80-225 ULC
Flash Ignition Temp. 730°F  
Average Time of Burning (sec.) <5 ASTM D635
Average Extent of Burning (mm) <10  
Burning Rate (in/min) Self Extinguishing
Softening Starts (approx.) 250°F  
Material Becomes Viscous 350°F  
Material Carbonizes 425°F  
Limiting Oxygen Index (LOI) 43 ASTM D2863
Clean Room Materials Flammability Test N/A FM 4910