ISRI Scrap Specifications Circular

53 Guidelines for Plastic Scrap INSTITUTE OF SCRAP RECYCLING INDUSTRIES, INC. Copyright © 2022 Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. c. Metal d. PET plastic of any form e. Medical and hazardous waste f. Lead or cadmium stabilized rigid PVC materials, g. Materials containing asbestos fillers or reinforcement. h. Used household soil or waste plumbing lines with visible bioresidue. (May have debris and paper) i. CPVC—should be separated and marketed separately – typically includes pipe and molded fittings and runners; Contamination material allowed at small percentages: h. Plastics other than PVC such as HDPE, LDPE, PP, PS i. Foamed PVC j. Liquids k. Paper & Cardboard l. Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals m. Rocks, Stones, Mud, Dirt n. Wood, Glass, Oils, Grease General: Refer to the General Information section for additional informat ion. Flexible PVC Description: Typically consists of molding, weather strip- ping, flexible tubing, purging, battery covers, medical tubing, auto decals, flexible films and sheeting. It is typically resistant to chemicals, non-porous and extruded. It can be found in long profiles and can be wound onto a reel. Product: PVC Bale Source: Post-Consumer or Post Industrial (including Pre- consumer) Technical Information: Durometer Level less than 90A Explanation of the Durometer Scale: Explanation of the Shore Scale: Shore durometer measurement devices can be used to measure the indentation of a prescribed needle into the material. The test method conforms to ASTM D2240. Flexible PVC is typically measured using the A scale. Contamination: Prohibitives—material not

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