Polyethylene (PE)

Polyethylene is well known in the polymer family and is often referred to as PE. It has an extremely low coefficient of friction, good chemical and corrosion resistance with excellent impact strength making it an extremely adaptive thermoplastic. Polyethylene is available in various grades, offering different properties.

They include:

  • Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE)Polyethylene
  • Medium-Density Polyethylene (MDPE)
  • High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
  • Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMW-PE)
 Polyethylene (PE)
  • Good toughness and flexibility
  • Good resistance to chemical cracking
  • Low heat resistance
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • High impact strength
  • Adaptive thermoplastic
  • Low moisture absorption
  • Light Weight
  • Packaging applications
  • Medical equipment
  • Agricultural
  • Textiles equipment
  • Paper mills
  • Rollers
  • Tanks
  • Wear strips
  • Bearings
  • Sprockets
  • Chain guides

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