UHMW-PE – Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene
UHMW-PE is an extremely versatile form of plastic with some extraordinary properties which set it apart of other alternatives.
- Resistant to Corrosive Chemical’s
- Low Moisture Absorption
- Low Friction
- Abrasion Resistant
- Impact Resistant
These kinds of material with these properties result in it being used in a variety of different applications. At Gregory’s Linings we use it for
- Trailer / Tipper Linings
- Silo Linings
- Bucket Linings
- Chute Linings
- Bunker Linings
- Hopper Linings
- Wear Plates
- Machine Parts
One of the most impressive qualities of UHMW-PE it has a molecular weight in the range of 3,000,000 to 6,000,000. This represents a weight range of, on average 10 times that of conventional High Density Polyethylene Resins.
UHMW-PE comes in two forms; it is available in Fibres or Consolidated Form. At Gregory’s we use it in sheet form which enables us to adhere it to a variety of different surfaces.