UHMW-PE is a low friction plastic with excellent chemical resistance and abrasive wear resistance. Since it is inherently low friction, wears well, and is not abrasive to mating parts, UHMW plastic parts are widely used in conveyors, packaging machinery and food processing. UHMW is great for applications where corrosion resistance, low friction and wear resistance are essential. It has among the highest known impact strength of any thermoplastic plastic with high resistance to abrasion. Due to its very low moisture absorption, it is particularly effective when no lubrication is available or during operation in the presence of water. It is FDA compliant for use in the food processing industry and USDA approved for direct contact in meat and poultry processing. UHMW is typically found in either white or black stock shapes
Why Chose UHMW?
- Low friction
- Promotos flow of bulk material
- Low moisture absorption
- High impact strength even in cold temperatures
- Excellent chemical resistance
- FDA compliant
- USD approved
- Meets 3-A sanitary standards
- Low cost
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