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43951 Polyethylene, UHMW

CAS Number
9002-88-4
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
43951-18 50g 60.70
43951-30 250g 128.00
43951-A1 1kg 406.00
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Polyethylene, UHMW

MDL
MFCD00084423

Chemical Properties

Formula
(CH2CH2)n
Form
Powder
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Swellable in high temperatures with chlorinated aromatics. Insoluble in water.

Applications

Polyethylene, UHMW fibers is used in armor, especially personal armor, vehicle armor, climbing equipments, fishing line, bow strings and cut-resistant gloves. Its sheet is used as synthetic ice in ice rinks . In medical field, it is considered as a vital biomaterial used in hip, knee, for spine implants. It is also used in the production of polyvinyl chloride windows and doors, hydraulic seals and bearings.

Notes

Mean particles size ≈150 micron, Molecular weight 3-6 million.

Literature References

Ushakov, A. V.; Karpov, I. V.; Fedorov, L. Y.; Lepeshev, A. A.; Shaikhadinov, A. A.; Demin, V. G. Nanocomposite material based on ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene and titanium dioxide electroarc nanopowder. Theor. Found. Chem. Eng. 2015, 49 (5), 743-745.

Nguyen, L. H.; Lässig, T. R.; Ryan, S.; Riedel, W.; Mouritz, A. P.; Orifici, A. C. Numerical Modelling of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Composite under Impact Loading. Procedia Eng. 2015, 103, 436-443.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code
3901.20
TSCA
Yes

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