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Polyvinyl Acetate, popular synthetic polymer, needs to be kept moving in order to stay in a liquid state. This article and video show the right pumps for your polyvinyl acetate application.
March 19, 2021
One of the most commonly used polymers as an adhesive, Polyvinyl Acetate is a shear sensitive liquid that can harden when not moving. Viking Pumps are able to handle PVAc as the pumps are low shear and promote consistent fluid circulation.
Polyvinyl Acetate, or PVAc, is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, non-toxic, transparent, thermoplastic solid. It is used in latex water paints, in hot melt and other types of adhesives, for coating and finishing fabrics, as a component of lacquers, inks and in caulking compounds and chewing gum. PVAc is insoluble in water, oils and fats, but soluble in alcohols, esters, benzene and ketones. The most common PVAc applications include Transfer of process intermediaries or finished product.