Subject: What toxic fumes are created when PVC it heated enough to smoke (no fire)?
Date: Fri May 12 15:38:39 2000
Posted by Mark Black
Grade level: nonaligned
City: Burlington State/Province: NC
Area of science: Chemistry
If you heat thermoplastic PVC (as opposed to ridgid PVC) with a hot air
gun such that it will melt and give off smoke, but not ignite, what toxic
elements are released in the smoke? By thermoplastice I mean PVC that can
be melted and reshaped without loosing it's original characteristics.
Re: What toxic fumes are created when PVC it heated enough to smoke (no fire)?
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