UHMW - Rod

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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



    • 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