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Polyethylene

Ultra-high molecular weight, surface-modified, powder, 40-48 μm particle size

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Properties

Related Categories Ethylene, Hydrophobic Polymers, Materials Science, Olefins, Polymer Science,
form   powder
mol wt   mol wt (Ultra-high molecular weight)
particle size   40-48 μm
mp   144 °C
transition temp   Tm (DSC) 144 °C (at peak)
density   0.94 g/mL at 25 °C

Description

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Physical form

Particle surface is modified to contain acid and hydroxy groups.

Application

Additive to unsaturated polyesters, epoxides and other polymers to impart the unique properties of UHMWPE. Used in industrial parts, coatings and wear surfaces at 10-40 wt. %.

Features and Benefits

Polar surface groups assist chemical and physical bonding to matrix material. Contributes superior abrasion resistance, reduced coefficient of friction, enhanced tear strength and improved moisture resistance. Easier to process in particle form than molten UHMWPE.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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