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UHMW VIRGIN NATURAL

Item #: 17808

UHMW is a tough, wear resistant plastic that combines an incredibly low coefficient of friction with outstanding impact strength. UHMW is available in sheet, rod, and tube.

Product Attributes

Color: NATURAL

Form Factor: SHEET

Length: 120 IN

Light Transparency: OPAQUE

Manufacturing Process: VIRGIN

Masking: UNMASKED

Material: UHMW

Texture: SMOOTH2

Thickness: 0.25 IN

Width: 48 IN


Product Description

UHMW is a tough, wear resistant plastic that combines an incredibly low coefficient of friction with outstanding impact strength. UHMW is available in sheet, rod, and tube.

UHMW: This self-lubricating polymer has excellent chemical resistance and a broad temperature range making it the perfect choice for engineers in a variety of industries such as conveyor and bulk material handling. This self-lubricating polymer has been engineered to achieve an extremely high impact strength so that it will not break or shatter.


General Applications

  • Chute, hopper and truck bed liners
  • Wear strips and guide rails
  • Star wheels, sprockets and conveyor tracks
  • Bumpers and dock fenders
  • Bushings, bearings and rollers


Features

  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Excellent abrasion resistance
  • High impact strength
  • Chemical resistance
  • FDA and USDA accepted
  • Broad temperature range (-450 °F to 180 °F)
  • Little or no moisture absorption
  • Noise resistance
  • Easy to machine