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TIVAR® PolySteel has been specially formulated to create a magnetically detectable polymer material that can be separated from wood pulp in solution. This material is aimed at helping the Pulp and Paper industry, be reducing or eliminating plastic contamination in paper mill woodyards.

TIVAR® PolySteel is black in color and available in 48″ x 120″ sheets with five gauge sizes ranging from 3/8″ to 1″.

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At a Glance

Generic Name
Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene

Available In
Sheet, Rod, Tube, Profile

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Technical Information

Stock Products Properties Applications Advantages Grades

Stock Products

Sheet 3/8″ – 1″ 48 x 240 CTS Black
Rod Call for sizes Black
Tube Call For Sizes 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.


Physical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Density g/cm³ D792 1.45
Water Absorption, 24 hrs % D570 <0.010
Mechanical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Tensile Strength psi D638 2800
Comprehensive Strength psi D695 3600
Ball Indentation Hardness
Shore Hardness D2240 64
Izod Impact, Notched D256 NB
Compressive Modulus ksi D695 84
Thermal PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Deflection Temperature at 1.8 MPa (264 psi) °F D648 116
Maximum Service Temperature, Air °F Long Term 180
Melting Temperature °F D648 260
Flammability, UL94 1/8″ HB
CTE, linear °F E831

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.


  • Chip sizing screens
  • Flat back elbow liners
  • Jackladder liners
  • Under chain wear plates
  • Wood chip drag conveyor flights


  • Reduces or eliminates plastic contamination in paper mill woodyards
  • High specific gravity
  • Excellent impact strength
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Abrasion and corrosion resistant


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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