TIVAR® 1000
(Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene, UHMW-PE)

TIVAR® 1000 sets the standard for engineered polymers with a unique combination of wear and corrosion resistance, low friction surface and impact strength. TIVAR 1000 is resistant to chemical attack and moisture absorption, and retains key physical properties to -30 C.

  • Reduces noise
  • Self-lubricating
  • No moisture absorption
  • Non-toxic, low-friction surface
  • Meets ASTM-D-4020-81 of 4.0 to 5.4- million molecular weight 
  • Meets FDA and USDA guidelines; 3-A Dairy-approved (natural) 
  • Chemical-, corrosion- and wear-resistant

An excellent general-purpose material, TIVAR 1000 (natural) is a cost-effective solution for food handling problems, and meets FDA, USDA and 3-A Dairy guidelines for food processing and handling.

Product features

  • Water Absorption: 0.01%
  • Dielectric Strength: NULL volts per meter
  • Flammability Rating (UL94 Rating): Not Rated
  • Toughness (Rockwell Scale): NULL
  • Izod Impact Strength: No Break