uhmspecsUltra High Molecular Weight Polyethylenes are in a league of their own when it comes to impact and abrasion resistance. Combined with an extremely low coefficient of friction, UHMWPE is ideal for chain guides, rollers, lining systems, wear strips and scraper blades. Used widely in the food and packaging industries, UHMWPE is also available in a wide variety of grades.

UHMWPE Applications

  • Wear strips
  • Chute liners
  • Conveyor components
  • Starwheels and sprockets
  • Waste water treatment
  • Gears
  • Rollers

Key Features of UHMWPE

  • Impact strength – it is virtually unbreakable
  • Light weight
  • FDA Approved
  • Good electrical insulation
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Excellent abrasion resistance
  • Low coefficient of friction