Adhesive Backed UHMWPE

Adhesive Backed UHMWPE from Pacific West Corporation Pty Ltd

By: Pacific West Corporation Pty Ltd  07-Sep-2011
Keywords: Plastic Products, Engineering Plastics, Plastic Sheets

   Pacific West are proud to announce that we are now stocking adhesive backed UHMWPE.  This ultra high molecular weight polyethylene is designed to be used as continuous wear strip, enabling you to simply purchase the adhesive backed strips as cut to size as opposed to a whole sheet of UHMWPE, which does not have the adhesive backing.    The UHMWPE with pressure sensitive adhesive backing tape will allow you to apply the polyethylene in minutes instead of hours, eliminating the need for mechanical fastening – no more drilling and bolting!    Adhesive backed UHMWPE is available in the following sizes:   Thickness:     .003” to .125” Width:          ¼” to 24” Roll Length:    50 or 100’ Colours:        Natural – standard                    Conductive black is available                    Other colours available on a minimum order basis     Some other advantages of adhesive backed UHMWPE are:   No more seams Tight thickness tolerances Elimination of waste   The UHMWPE tapes can also be supplied with an abrasive side using contact cement or epoxies for permanent adhesion.  These bonding methods are used where the adhesive demands are greater due to load, substrate, environment or temperature change.   UHMWPE tapes are commonly used for:   Conveyor side liners Low friction surface on packaging equipment Bearing surface for telescoping applications Smooth continuous surface for paddle conveyors Anti-stick surface on bagging lines Bearing surface on bakery conveyors Hoppers and chute liners Lane diverters in canning lines Low coefficient of friction surface under conveyor belts Anti-static slide tapes for mail sorting equipment Anti-corrosion/anti-squeak material between leaf springs

Keywords: Engineering Plastics, Plastic Products, Plastic Sheets, Uhmwpe

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