Borotron® HM030 PEHigh Molecular Weight Polyethylene
Borotron® HM030 high molecular weight polyethylene shapes are enhanced with 3% elemental boron, which makes this grade suitable for shielding in nuclear and medical applications. The high hydrogen content of HMW-PE allows the material to absorb thermal neutrons, which are then absorbed by the added boron compound. For these reasons, Borotron® HM030 HMW-PE components are often favored for use in nuclear waste disposal and detection system, nuclear material storage and transportation, radiation therapy environments, and hot cell technology applications.
- Enhanced with 3% elemental boron
- Very good wear and abrasion resistance
- High impact strength
- Excellent chemical resistance
- Low coefficient of friction
- Very low water absorption
- Excellent machinability
Borotron® HM030 PE stock shapes encompass a range of standard sizes in the following geometries: Plate
Borotron® HM030 PE stock shapes come in the following colors: Natural
Availability of products, shapes, and colors may differ by region.