Question & Answer

What is the Full Form of PVC, PET, HDPE, LDPE, PP, and PS? 


PVC -Poly Vinyl Chloride

It is polymerised Vinyl Chloride

.Uses -CD's,Plumbing materials,Doors,furntitures etc.

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The full and uses are as follows :

PET- Polyethylene Terephthalate.

Used for making Aerated drinks,water bottles, plastic combs, pens etc.

HDPE - High Density Polyethylene

Used for making non corrosive industrial conatiners for storing chemicals like acids.

LDPE- Low Density Polyethylene

Used for making buckets,packing materials including carry bags.


Derived from poymerisation of propane gas.

Used for making water pipes,body of automobile batteries and toys.

PS : Polystyrene

Used for making kitchen ware, measuring cups, used as insulators [thermocol boxes].