[PVC] Making rafting boats lighter

Rafting is one of the popular summer activities. More and more people are going rafting during the holiday season.

The appeal rafting is the thrill of the rough waters and the spectacular scenery surrounding the ravine.

To go rafting, the essential equipment is the boat.

The boat is made so that air can injected to float on water,

and the material must be sturdy and durable not to tear while being used in ravines filled with rocks and stones.

While rubber is also used, a commonly used material is polyvinyl chloride (PVC), which is a synthetic resin.

It is lightweight, durable, and economical.

◆ PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)

PVC is one of the most widely used general-purpose thermoplastics, from building materials to consumer goods.

Depending on the type of additives formulated in the processing, it can have different properties such as hardness and durability to meet the desired effects.

With these characteristics, it is widely used in various fields, ranging from building materials to household goods.