TIVAR® 1000 Food Grade UHMW-PE

Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene

TIVAR® 1000 Food Grade UHMW-PE shapes have a well-balanced property profile with a unique combination of wear and corrosion resistance, a low friction surface, excellent impact strength and are FDA (21 CFR § 177.1520) / EU 10/2011 compliant. This self-lubricating grade sets the standard for engineered polymers, and is prevalent in a variety of industries and applications. For these reasons, TIVAR® 1000 FG UHMW-PE components are often favored as solutions for bearings, bushings, chain guides, sprockets, gears, rollers, paddles, and scrapers.

TIVAR® 1000 Food Grade UHMW-PE plastic stock shapes
Product Information

Material Properties

  • FDA (21 CFR § 177.1520) and EU 10/2011 compliant
  • Self-lubricating, low-friction surface
  • Excellent impact strength
  • Wear and corrosion resistance

Available Geometries

TIVAR® 1000 Food Grade UHMW-PE stock shapes encompass a range of standard sizes in the following geometries: Extruded Profile, Rod, Plate

Extruded Profile

Available Colors

TIVAR® 1000 Food Grade UHMW-PE stock shapes come in the following colors: Natural (white)

Regional Availability

Availability of products, shapes, and colors may differ by region.


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