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PVC, which stands for Polyvinyl chloride, can be used in a variety of ways. The most popular are patches. PVC patches offer 2 great advantages:
Due to it’s waterproof nature, PVC’s make a great option for coasters too! These are extremely popular due to it’s advertising potential and low-cost production.
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History of PVC
Polyvinyl chloride was discovered late in the nineteenth century. Scientists observing the newly created chemical gas, vinyl chloride, also discovered that when the gas was exposed to sunlight, it underwent a chemical reaction (now recognized as polymerization) resulting in an off-white solid material. But, the solid material was so difficult to work with that it was cast aside in favor of other materials.
Years later in the 1920’s, rubber scientist Waldo Semon was hired by BF Goodrich to develop a synthetic rubber to replace increasingly costly natural rubber. His experiments eventually produced polyvinyl chloride.
Product developer’s began to use PVC in a variety of ways – in shoe heels, golf balls, and raincoats. It’s applicaton increased significantly during World War II.
PVC turned out to be an excellent replacement for rubber insulation in wiring and was used extensively on U.S. military ships. After 1945, its peace-time usage exploded.