Tivar® 1000 sets the standard for engineered polymers with a unique combination of wear and corrosion resistance, low friction surface and impact strength. Tivar® 10000 is resistant to chemical attack and moisture absorption, and retains key physical properties to -30° C. 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. Tivar® 1000 is also offered in custom colors compounded with FDA/USDA approved pigments, which meet FDA and USDA guidelines for food processing and handling. Whether your business is grain, pharmaceuticals, pizza dough or frozen poultry, Tivar® 1000 material will reliably move your materials and products.
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At a Glance
Generic Name Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene
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Water Absorption, 24 hrs
Tensile Stress at Yield
Comprehensive Stress at 1/2/5 % nominal strain
Ball Indentation Hardness
Charpy Impact Strength notched
Charpy Impact Strength unnotched
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
200 x 10⁻⁶
Vicat softening temperature
Min. Servicing Temperature
NOTE: The property values presented above are typical values intended for reference and comparison purposes only. They should NOT be used as a basis for design specifications or quality control. Contact us for manufacturers’ complete material property datasheets. All values at 73°F (23°C) unless otherwise noted.
Corner wear bends
FDA Approved (natural)
USDA Compliant (natural)
3-A Dairy Approved (natural)
Low moisture absorption
FDA and EU 2002/EC Compliant
NOTE: Several grades of this material are available. For additional information regarding this plastic, contact your Emco Industrial Plastics representative or call 973-862-4148.
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