Thermal degradation of PVC: A review.

  title={Thermal degradation of PVC: A review.},
  author={Jie Yu and Lushi Sun and Chuan Ma and Yu Qiao and Hong Yao},
  journal={Waste management},
This review summarized various chemical recycling methods for PVC, such as pyrolysis, catalytic dechlorination and hydrothermal treatment, with a view to solving the problem of energy crisis and the impact of environmental degradation of PVC. Emphasis was paid on the recent progress on the pyrolysis of PVC, including co-pyrolysis of PVC with biomass/coal and other plastics, catalytic dechlorination of raw PVC or Cl-containing oil and hydrothermal treatment using subcritical and supercritical… CONTINUE READING