In stock, standard and cut to size engineering plastics, serviced by plastic professionals

Virgin Grade UHMW Sheet

Virgin grade UHMW sheet (UHMW polyethylene or UHMW-PE) provides excellent combination of dynamic characteristics. Virgin grade UHMW sheet has the capabilities of withstanding chemicals, abrasion, and it has high impact resistance. Additionally, virgin UHMW-PE sheets also exhibit good wear resistance and toughness, which makes this engineering plastic a popular replacement for metal materials in many situations. Virgin Grade UHMW-PE is also FDA- and USDA-compliant making it a popular choice for applications in the food processing industry where direct contact with food is possible. These and other characteristics make UHMW virgin polyethylene sheets ideal for a wide range of applications.

Virgin Polyethylene Sheet Applications

thyssenkrupp Engineered Plastics / Online Plastics® maintains inventory of virgin grade UHMW sheets up to 1” thick and 48” lengths as well as a range of standard widths up to 120”. We also custom cut UHMW sheet to match your exact specifications. Some of the industrial uses of virgin grade UHMW sheet, include:
  • Chair and belt guides
  • Wear strips, guide rails and neck guides
  • Corner tracks
  • Spiral Conveyors
  • Extruded profiles and guide rails
  • Other construction parts and components

Contact Us Today

Request a quote today or contact us for more information on our virgin grade UHMW sheet options.

  • Products
  • Additional Information
Standard & Cut to Size Products

*Please select the quantity for each item you wish to order and click the 'Add To Quote' button below.

Back To Top
Additional Information

Virgin Grade UHMW Sheet Properties

Virgin UHMW-PE sheets are lightweight and long wearing. UHMW exhibits excellent chemical, abrasion, and impact resistance, as well as a low coefficient of friction. Virgin UHMW sheets have very low moisture-absorbing characteristics. In food processing applications UHMW is and excellent choice for applications where strong smells or discoloration from food is an issue. The ultra high molecular weight creates a highly dense inert material that does not absorb food smell, taste, or color, even from foods like tomatoes that tend to cause staining.
It is important to note that UHMW-PE Virgin grade is FDA- and USDA-approved for direct contact with food. However, not all grade of UHMW are compliant so be sure to specify when you require FDA, USDA or other compliance. As a stocking distributor tkEP provides full to and batch traceability and, if applicable we provide REACH compliance documentation. Talk to our sales group today for more information 866-837-0679 for more information or assistance.
Virgin UHMW-PE sheets are an effective replacement for metal materials in part manufacturing. Parts made from UHMW polyethylene help reduce weight and noise.

Contact Us Today

Request a quote today or contact us for more information on our virgin grade UHMW sheet options.

Back To Top