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Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Supplier

Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene SupplierSearching for a reputable supplier of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene? For over 70 years, Polymershapes has been the chosen supplier of plastics in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our locations are among the top Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene supplier sources in their respective regions. You can order standards sizes of UHMW-PE. Custom sizes are available from Polymershapes. We cut custom orders at our locations.


Dimensions: 12″ x 12″ to 60″ x 120″
Thickness: 0.060″ – 6″


Diameter: 0.25″ – 10″
Length: 1′ – 10′


Outside Diameter: 0.875″ – 9.5″
Length: 5′ – 10′

*The sizes above are standard stocking sizes. Other custom sizes are available upon request. Please contact your local branch for information and a quote.

You can order UHMW-PE sheet, UHMW-PE rod in Natural, Blake, Blue and Green colors. UHMW-PE tube can be ordered in Natural, Blake, Blue, and Green colors. The following grades are available from Polymershapes, Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene supplier: Bearing Grade, Ceramic Filled, FDA, Virgin, Glass Filled, Reprocessed, Oil Filled, Static Dissipative, UV Resistant, Anti Skid, Flame Retardant, High Temperature, and Metal Detectable

Physical Properties of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene





Tensile strength @ break @ 73°F



 3,550 – 5,800

Flexural modulus @ 73°F



 98,300 – 222,000

Izod impact (notched)

ft-lbs/in of notch


 1.0 – 16

Deflection Temperature Under Load  @ 264 psi



 154 – 173

Water absorption @ 73°F –  24 hours




Coefficient of linear thermal expansion (CLTE)



 6.8E-5 to 7.8E-5

Coefficient of friction



0.08 – 0.2

*Technical Data is provided courtesy of UL Prospector (www.ulprospector.com) and IAPD (www.IAPD.org).

Data is to be considered representative and is provided for guidance only. All product performance must be verified by the user under actual application conditions.

In addition to being a top ultra high molecular weight polyethylene supplier, Polymershapes also carries HDPE Plastic, Foam PVC, Acrylic, and High Impact Polystyrene.