Polyethylene Rod

This grade of polyethylene (UHMWPE) offers very good impact and wear resistance and continues to exhibit its key characteristics at temperatures as low as -200°C. It is impervious to water. Applications include; bearings, chain guides, pulleys, pump parts, sprockets and electrical components.
  • Polyethylene Rod

Technical Specification

Colour White/Translucent Specific Gravity 0.93 g/cmÂł
Tensile Strength at Yield 20 N/mm² Elongation at Break 50%
Modulus of Elasticity 600 N/mm² Hardness (Shore D) 63
Melting Point 130°C Thermal Conductivity 0.4 W/k-m
Maximum Operating Temp. 80°C (Long Term)/ 100°C (Short Term) Minimum Operating Temp. -200°C
Co-efficient of Linear Thermal Expansion 20 x 10^-5 K^-1 Flammability (UL-94) HB
Volume Resistivity 10^14 ohm-cm Dielectric Strength 20 Kv/mm

Product Range

Rod Diameter  Length  Pack Qty.  Product Code Price (+VAT)
per Length
20mm 1m 1 Length 108-6983 £4.19 In Stock
30mm 1m 1 Length 108-7080 £9.36 In Stock
40mm 1m 1 Length 108-7177 £16.54 In Stock
50mm 1m 1 Length 108-7274 £26.53 In Stock
60mm 1m 1 Length 108-7371 £44.42 In Stock
70mm 1m 1 Length 108-7468 £51.33 In Stock
90mm 1m 1 Length 108-7662 £82.36 In Stock
Only supplied in pack quantities shown.