UHMW Polyethylene

UHMW (ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene) plastic is a synthetic resin, made when ethylene is polymerized. Tough and lightweight, polyethylene is used in several different applications, including packaging material, food containers, and plastic bags. The material boasts high-impact strength and remains easy to clean.

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Strength/Durability

UHMW is an extremely tough plastic with high abrasion and wear resistance. The versatility of polyethylene has made it a popular plastic for countless industrial applications that require durability, low friction, and chemical resistance. Applications include UHMW wear strips, chain guides, packaging machinery parts, and marine dock fender pads.

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Common Uses

  • Conveyor line components
  • Bearings
  • Guide rails
  • Star wheels
  • Wear strips

Maintenance

No special cleaners needed

UHMW Colors

A beautiful array of colors.

Full Spectrum

Also Available in:
Rods

Common Uses

Reprocessed UHMW is used extensively for chain guides, wear rails, chute liners, truck liners, hopper liners, and many other applications where excellent wear properties are required.

UHMW is an extremely high abrasion resistant material. The molecular mass ranges between 3.1 to 5.67 million amu.

And Tubes

Common Uses

Specifically, UHMW plastic is used in conveyor line components, bearings, guide rails, star wheels, and wear strips. It's also commonly used in packaging and food processing machinery for being able to take repeated actions and movements for extended periods of time.

Maintenance

No special cleaners needed

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  • UHMW Sheet

    UHMW Sheet

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    UHMW Sheet Polyethylene Description UHMW (ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene) plastic is a synthetic resin, made when ethylene is polymerized. Tough and lightweight, polyethylene is used in several different applications, including packaging...
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  • UHMW Round Rod

    UHMW Round Rod

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    UHMW Rod Polyethylene Description UHMW (ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene) plastic is a synthetic resin, made when ethylene is polymerized. Tough and lightweight, polyethylene is used in several different applications, including packaging...
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