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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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Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene
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|Sheet||1/16″ – 6″||48 x 96 CTS||Natural or Black|
|Rod||.250″ – 10″ dia||8′ CTS||Natural or Black|
|Tube||.500″ – 3.50″ ID 1.25″ – 4.00″ OD||8′ CTS||Natural or Black|
|Profile||Call for Shapes|
Give us your cut-to-size dimensions. We will precision-cut these plastics to your exact size. Additional sizes and colors available upon request.
|Water Absorption, 24 hrs||%||<0.010|
|Tensile Stress at Yield||MPa||19|
|Comprehensive Stress at 1/2/5 % nominal strain||MPa||7/11.5/18|
|Ball Indentation Hardness||30|
|Charpy Impact Strength notched||kJ/m²||90P|
|Charpy Impact Strength unnotched||kJ/m²||105|
|Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion||m/m(K.m)||200 x 10⁻⁶|
|Vicat softening temperature||°C||82|
|Min. Servicing Temperature||°C||-150|
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.
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.