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Polystone 500 (HMWPE)

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Polystone 500 - Polystone 500 HMWPE sheets have excellent mechanical properties, supported by rigidity and creep resistance make this polyethylene ideal for use in the food industry as cutting boards, underlays in food preparation and machined parts.
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Polystone 500 HMWPE sheets have excellent mechanical properties, supported by rigidity and creep resistance make this polyethylene ideal for use in the food industry as cutting boards, underlays in food preparation and machined parts.

Key Benefits of P500 HMWPE Sheets and Rods:

  • Mechanical
    Good general purpose PE for mechanical parts
  • Light weight
    Easy to handle without special equipment
  • Physiologically inert
    Approved for food applications
  • Electrical insulation
    It is a good insulator
  • Weatherproof
    It doesn't absorb water
  • Chemical resistance
    Resists corrosive chemicals (e.g. Sulphuric Acid, Caustic Soda)
  • Good electrical insulating properties

Polystone 500 HMWPE Sheet and Rod Applications:

  • Machine Parts
  • Guides and Fixtures
  • Gears and Rollers
  • Starwheels
  • Cutting Boards
  • Vacuum Table

Material Specifications:

 Product

Sheet

Rod

Tube

   Thickness
(mm)
 Dimensions
(mm)
Outside
Diameter
(mm)
 Outside
Diameter
(mm)

Polystone 500
UHMWPE
(Natural)

1 - 160 2000 X 1000 - -

Cut to Size & Component Machining available for this product.

Physical Properties:

Specific Gravity: g/cm³ 0.96
Max Continuous Operating Temp: °C 80
Max Short Term Operating Temp (3-4hrs): °C 100
Tensile Strength: Mpa 28
Hardness: Rockwell M 64
Surface Resistivity: Ohms >1014
Dielectric Strength: KV/mm 45
Thermal Elongation: mm/(mK) >50
Coefficient of linear expansion: K x 10¯1 200
Coefficient of thermal expansion: m/(m.k) x 10¯6 150-230
Food Grade: FDA Yes

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