John Deere is already a convert to the benefits of UHMW-PE
in the production of its heavy-duty agricultural equipment parts.
In addition, the prices of GUR ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMW-PE
) and GHR high molecular weight polyethylene (VHMW-PE) will increase by EUR0.25/kg in Europe and Middle East, USD0.1/kg in Asia and USD0.1/kg in the Americas, respectively.
The analyzed linear UHMW-PE
material is a GUR 4120 from Ticona (Celanese) containing a corrosion stabilizer.
Used to prevent metal-to-metal contact in a variety of industrial sectors, Pennine has been supplying high quality UHMW-PE
extrusions for over 30 years--its products having the greatest impact strength of any plastic.
This engineering thermoplastic, produced in the form of a powder, soon became the "gold standard" for synthetic orthopedic joints or joint components that maintain high functionality over a long usage life thanks to UHMW-PE
's excellent combination of properties-biocompatibility, high abrasion resistance, impact strength, and fatigue and crack resistance.
The small convexes were made from UHMW-PE
and stuck to the surfaces of bulldozing plates (250x130mm) and mouldboard plough.
The geltrusion process is used to produce thin ceramic-filled and unfilled ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMW-PE
For instance, they can be machined from Mearthane MD71GG, Delrin AF and AF DE-588, Ryton, FEP PFA, CTFE, ETFE, PTFE, Tefzel, PEEK, UHMW-PE
, Ultem, and Nylon 6, 6/6, and 6/12.
Madison, SD, June 28, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Plastics, including polyurethane and the stronger UHMW-PE
, have always been pliable material easily formed to fit a mold limited only by the imagination.
A new entrant in the nylon 6 and 66 resin business is Celanese Corp., Dallas, a move that further expands its portfolio of engineered materials that includes PBT, LCP, PPS, UHMW-PE
, and long-fiber thermoplastics.
Modern Plastics is a leading supplier of Implantable Medical Grade Plastics such as VESTAKEEP[R], UHMW-PE
, and PMMA, used in the Orthopaedic, Spinal and Surgical implant markets.