Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Sheet - UHMWPE

Applications

Linings of bunkers, silos and hoppers. Conveying applications (bottling, packing and transport equipment) Pump casings. Airboat hulls.

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  • Technical and Other Data
  • Colour Information

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Colours
Thickness (mm)
Max Sizes (NB: We cut to size from these)

Price Guide per Square Metre (Material Price Only)

Sheets Most thicknesses in Natural & Black & Green Reclaimed in Blue & Green . Planed available up to maximum width of 2000mm 5, 6, 8, 10, 15, 20 up to 350
2m x 1m and 2M wide rolls

£50 to £875

Rod Natural, Black, Green and reclaimed Black, Green and Multi- coloured. Colours also made to order. 20mm to 350mm diameter Lengths of 1000mm Please Ask
Rod Natural, Black, Green and reclaimed Black, Green and Multi- coloured. Colours also made to order. 20mm to 60mm diameter Lengths of 2000mm Please Ask

Key Properties

The toughest! Excellent wear resistance. Excellent sliding properties. Lower impact strength than standard grade. Good elongation & tensile strengths. Low stress cracking. Very high toughness. Low friction with especially with metal. High impact strength. Excellent Noise reduction.

Strengths

  • Higher notched impact strength than other PE
  • Higher wear resistance than other PE
  • Higher energy absorption capacity at high stress rates than other PE
  • Higher heat deflection temperature than other PE
  • Higher stress crack resistance than other PE
  • Very low water absorption
  • FDA compliant

Limits

  • Not melt processable
  • Higher cost than other PE
  • Polishing - ask

Chemical Name

Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene
(UHMWPE)

Additional Information

Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Sheet

Abbreviation - UHMWPE

Density g/cm^3
Shrinkage %
UV Resistance
Transparency (% visible light transmission) %
H2O Absorption After 24 hours %
Maximum Continuous Working Temperature (Zero Tensile effect after 11 years)
   

Low °C

High °C

0.93 to 0.95
4.0
Fair
No clear grade
0.005 to 0.01
-30
67 - 82
 
Hardness Shore D Mpa
Tensile Strength at Break Mpa
Elongation at Break %
Flexural Modulas Gpa
Toughness by Notched IZOD Impact at Room Temperature J/m
Fire Resistance LOI %
Dielectric Strength (Insulation Value) KV/mm thickness
60 - 70
39 - 49
200 - 500
0.45 - 0.6
999
17.5
28 

UHMWPE - Colours

Colours

Most thicknesses in Natural which is a milky white. Green. Black & Regen in Blue or Green

 

 

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