UHMWPE

Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE)UHMWPE

FORMS

  • Sheet
  • Rod

FEATURES

  • Low coefficient of friction, high wear resistance
  • Excellent chemical stability, corrosion resistance
  • Non-toxic, in accordance with FDA/USDA standards
  • High impact resistant
  • Good self cleaning property
  • Low water absorption

 

APPLICATIONS

  • Flow promotion liners
  • Wear strips
  • Vent and filter plates
  • Trough liners
  • Guide rails and roller hopper liners
  • Conveyor components subject to high wear and requiring low friction
  • Componentry in direct contact with food stuffs.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

Sheet
Length
(mm)
Width
(mm)
Thickness
(mm)
Color
2000 1230 6.5-200* Natural/ Black
3080 1220
4020 1230
Rod
O.D
(mm)
Length
(mm)
Color
20-200* 1000 Natural / Black

Note: * Other color is available on request. We offer cutting and machining service.
Modified sheets or special grades such as Reinforced, Anti-static, UV Proof, Flame Resistant, Super Hardness, etc., are available on request.

UHMWPE PROPERTIES

Item ASMT Test Method Value
Physical    
 Relative Molecular Weight  (ten thousand) D2857 450 / 920
 Water Absorption             (%) D570 < 0.01
 Density                (g/cm3) D1505 0.935
Mechanical    
 Tensile Break              (MPa) D638 40-45
 Elongation at Break           (%) D638 250
   Flexural Strength            (MPa) D747 600
   Flexural Modulus             (MPa) D790 760
   Izod Impact              (KJ/㎡) D250 ≥140
 Hardness              (Shore D) D2240 68
   Compressive Modulus         (MPa) D790 550
Thermal    
 Thermal Deformation          (°C) D648 85
   Linear Expansion Coefficient  (10– 5cm/cm°C) D696 1.5-2.5
 Melting Point              (°C) D2117 136
 Maximum Operating Temp        (°C)   85
Electrical    
 Thermal Conductivity          W/(m.k) D177 8.5
 Volume Resistivity            (Ω.cm) D257 1017
 Breakdown Voltage          (KV/mm) D149 50
 Dielectric Constant D150 2.3