Have you ever bought a PVC suction hose like this? The hose was printed with a number of other letters besides PVC. In the PVC suction hose, there are a lot of people don’t understand what do these suffixes and letters mean. Here I will introduce what do these special letters respectively represent mean.
PVC-P: P is the general name of PVC hose. This kind of hose is soft.
PVC-U: U is unplasticized, which means there is no plasticized added. PVC-U and UPVC are a unified name for rigid PVC hose.
PVC-O: This is a kind of hose through the process of bidirectional stretching, so that the molecular orientation, improve the toughness of the hose. This hose is also known as BO-PVC hose.
PVC-M: This is a ductile hose. It is different from PVC-O. This hose is greatly improved the toughness of PVC hose, while the crack resistance is better.
Do you understand what are the meaning of these letters this time? I hope that the next time when buy a PVC suction hose with suffix letters, you can know what characteristics of the hose you bought have.