What is uPVC?
Find out more on this amazing material

• uPVC stands for unplasticized polyvinyl chloride
• Also known as PVC-U, rigid PVC or Vynil
• An eco-friendly material because it can be recycled
• Has been widely used around the world for more than 60 years
• A very popular building material
• Aesthetically appealing
uPVC stands for unplasticized polyvinyl chloride. Which in layman terms, a type of PVC which is not plastic. It was first invented and used in Germany in 1959, and then its popularity grows to all Europe and Northern American country shortly after that. uPVC is known as having strong resistance against chemicals, sunlight, and oxidation from water and therefore it is best used as a building material. The characteristic of uPVC made it a good choice to replace wood painted material in construction. It is strong, rigid and durable. It does not bend out of shape under limited pressure. uPVC is also a fire-resistant material.

uPVC materials has help many buildings received top marks for environmental performance in sustainable building rating system. Of course, uPVC can also be a very aesthetically appealing material, especially when it is designed to be visible as it is in doors, windows, and cladding. It usually comes in white or ivory but in Evista's profile catalogue, you can find many colours available. You can even find a natural timber finish here.

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