Polyvinyl Chloride Poly(chloroethene) PVC

Related Structure: Polyethylene (Polyethylene)

PVC
Because of the way the chlorine atoms in stick out from the chain at random in polyvinyl chloride, PVC, and because of their large size, it is difficult for the chains to lie close together.  Polyvinyl chloride is mainly amorphous with only small areas of crystallinity.

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