TIVAR® Cestidur Food Grade UHMW-PE

Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene

TIVAR® Cestidur FG UHMW-PE is a modified, food grade UHMW-PE with extremely high molecular weight (average 9E6 g/mol). Its high molecular weight in combination with a particular manufacturing process result in a PE grade with superior wear and abrasion resistance over TIVAR® 1000. The material is compliant with FDA (21 CFR § 177.1520) and EU 10/2011 requirements. 

TIVAR® Cestidur UHMW-PE plastic stock shapes
Product Information

Material Properties

  • Internal lubrication for greater resistance to abrasion and wear
  • EU 10/2011 and compositional FDA 21 CFR § 177.2470 compliant
  • Good slip properties
  • Good impact resistance, even at temperatures below -200º C
  • Easily machinable

Available Geometries

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


Available Colors

TIVAR® Cestidur Food Grade UHMW-PE stock shapes come in the following colors: Grey

Regional Availability

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


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