UHMW PE Materials

PE1000 VIRGIN



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Properties:

  • Excellent sliding properties
  • High wear and abrasion resistance
  • High impact strength
  • Excellent chemical and corrosion resistance
  • Good noise absorption
  • Good temperature range (-200 deg c – 80 deg c)
  • Non-hygroscopic
  • Physiologically safe electrical insulating (natural only)

Typical Applications:

  • Chain Guides
  • Wearstrips
  • Rollers, Bearings, Pulley Wheels
  • Conveyor Side Guides
  • Wearbends

Typical Industries

  • Food Processing
  • Packaging
  • Phramaceutical
  • Chemical
  • Conveying

PE1000 REGEN

PE1000 with reprocessed content, a cost effective alternative to virgin grade, whilst maintaining high-quality characteristics.

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Properties:

  • Good Sliding Properties
  • Good Wear Resistance
  • Black material electrically conductive (surface resistivity 104 ohms/cm2)
  • Best value for money

Typical Applications:

  • Wearstrips
  • Guide rails
  • Change parts, starwheels and guides
  • Bunker linings
  • Conveyor parts

Typical Industries

  • Packaging
  • Conveying
  • Materials
  • General engineering

PE1000 AST

PE1000 virgin grade with antistatic additives, resulting in surface resistivity 109 ohms/cm2. Commonly used to protect products and areas sensitive to build up of electrical charge, especially dust and static.

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Typical Industries:

  • Aerosol Lines
  • Conveying
  • Grain Handing
  • Explosive Works
  • Pharmacuetical Industry

Typical Applications:

  • Neck guides
  • Wearstrips
  • Bunker Linings
  • Chain Flights

CERAMIC / GLASS FILLED

UHMW PE material with glass bead additive for optimised wear performance, and improved load bearing especially at higher speeds.

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Properties:

  • Very good wear resistance
  • high impact and tensile strength
  • Good Sliding Properties
  • Excellent chemical and corrosion resistance
  • FDA Approved

Typical Applications:

  • Chain guides
  • Neck guides
  • Wearstrips
  • Seal strips

Typical Industries:

  • Clay & brickwork
  • Paper industry
  • Conveying
  • Packaging & Filling

DS YELLOW

Cross-linked UHMW-PE, specifically designed and modified for the paper industry.
The material is wear optimised and ideal for high line speeds and abrasive environments. Especially in the hot, wet atmosphere found in paper manufacture.

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Properties:

  • Very good abrasion resistance
  • High impact strength
  • Excellent sliding properties
  • Good chemical and corrosion resistance

Typical Applications:

  • Deckles
  • Foil blades
  • Suction box covers
  • Seal strips

Typical Industries:

  • Pulp & paper industry

DRYSIDE

Modified UHMW-PE with built in lubrication, dryslide exhibits the extremely low friction coefficient regardless of loading applied. Ideal for dusty dry environments.

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Properties:

  • Extremely low coefficient of friction
  • Self-lubricating
  • Antistatic
  • Excellent wear resistance
  • Good noise absorption
  • Good UV stability

Typical Applications:

  • Wearbends
  • Parcel Chutes
  • Linings
  • Wearstrips

Typical Industries:

  • Parcel handling
  • Conveyor parts

OIL FILLED P.E

Oil filled P.E. UHMW-PE material with oil based additive provides self lubricating characteristics. With enhanced glide and antifriction properties, oil filled PE materials show significant noise reduction on conveyor lines and a reduction in the driving forces required.

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Properties:

  • Self lubricating
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • FDA approved
  • Noise reducing

Typical Applications:

  • Wearstrips
  • Wearbends
  • Chain guides

Typical Industries:

  • Food industry
  • Conveyor parts

H.O.T.

H.O.T. Higher operating temperature, special additives and heat stabilizers enable H.O.T. To inhibit the oxidation process. UHMW PE’s key properties Are maintained at elevated temperatures up to 135 deg c, whereas standard pe1000 shows signs of thermal and mechanical break down at temperatures above 80 deg c.

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Properties:

  • Retained properties up to 135 deg c
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • FDA approved
  • High wear resistance

Typical Applications:

  • Hot end wearstrips
  • Chain guides
  • Bed plates
  • Wearbends

Typical Industries:

  • Bakery industry
  • Food industry
  • Conveyor parts

TV88

Premium grade polymer with optimised abrasion resistance and low coefficient of friction, specifically engineered for lining and bulk handling applications, to ensure free flow movement of materials.

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Properties:

  • Very low coefficient of friction
  • Excellent abrasion resistance
  • High impact strength
  • Chemical and corrosion resistant

Typical Applications:

  • Chutes
  • Hopper linings
  • Bunker linings
  • Up-loader strips

Typical Industries:

  • Coal handling
  • Aggregate / bulk handling
  • Brick works
  • Ceramic works

BURNGAURD

UHMW-PE polymer with a flame retardant additive, combined with the key characteristics of UHMW. Material will not burn even under direct flame. Standard colours - (black / silver speckled) (MOQ apply))

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Properties:

  • Flame retardant to ul94, v-0, din5510-2, class 2,fmvss 302, bs476, part 7 good abrasion resistance good sliding properties high impact strength UV stabilised anti-static

Typical Applications:

  • Chutes
  • Hopper linings
  • Bunker linings
  • Up-loader strips

Typical Industries:

  • Coal handling
  • Aggregate / bulk handling
  • Brick works
  • Ceramic works

COILED WEARSTRIP

Further to our range of extruded UHMW PE1000 sections, we also supply coiled PE1000 wearstrip. We generally stock Virgin Green material, however Black and White options are also available to order.

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Properties:

  • 20mm - 100mm thickness supplied in 50mtr coils.
  • Other non - standard sizes can be supplied from sheet in 2 and 3mtr lengths.

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20 3 / 5
25 3 / 5
30 3 / 5
35 3 / 5
40 3 / 5
50 3 / 5
60 3 / 5
70 3 / 5
80 3 / 5
100 3 / 5

MET D

FDA approved UHMW PE material with metal detectable additive. Ideal for use in food processing and packaging machinery, allowing contaminant particles to be easily found in detection systems. Metal detectable high impact strength good sliding properties good chemical and corrosion resistance.

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Properties:

  • Metal detectable
  • High impact strength
  • Good sliding properties
  • Good chemical and corrosion resistance

Typical Applications:

  • Guides & wearstrips
  • Scrapers
  • Meat stompers
  • Rollers

Typical industries:

  • Food & beverage Processing
  • Pharmaceutical

HPV

UHMW PE, with internal dry lubricant, specifically developed for fast running or high load conveyor systems. HPV has a significantly improved limiting pressure velocity, 18% better than similar grades, and its co-efficient of friction has been improved by up to 80%. These characteristics result in significantly reduced drag, and wear, improved slide and reduced ‘squeek’, especially on tight radius wearbends.

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Properties:

  • Excellent slide properties, lowest friction of all polyolefins
  • Suitable for food contact
  • Reduces drag, wear and noise
  • Highly abrasion and wear resistant
  • Improves efficiency as well as chain and motor longevity

Typical Applications:

  • Guides & wearstrips
  • Scrapers
  • Wearbends & captive track
  • Dry running applications

Typical industries:

  • Food & beverage processing
  • Bottling & canning
  • Conveyor industry

HMW PE500

PE500 is a high molecular weight polyethene with a molecular weight of approx 500,000 g/mol, which, being a lower grade polymer, does not have the same abrasion and wear resistance characteristics as UHMW PE materials. As a result PE500 is not suitable for high-performance applications.

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Properties:

  • FDA approved
  • Impact resistant
  • Good temperature range –200 / +80 deg c chemical & corrosion resistant
  • Low coefficient of friction

Typical Applications:

  • Cutting boards
  • Ice rink kicker boards
  • Grating
  • Playground equipment
  • Change parts

Typical industries:

  • Food intustry
  • Leisure industry
  • Bottling & canning industry