Material Description

The polyethylene family of plastics consist of several grades, named according to their density / molecular weight. The 3 standard grades we supply at Ai Engineering Plastics and Laminates are: PE1000 (UHMW-PE), PE500 (HMW-PE) and  PE300 (HDPE).

Material Characteristics

  • Good wear and abrasion resistance
  • High impact strength, even at low temperatures
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Low water absorption
  • Excellent machinability
  • Good electrical insulation
  • Lightweight

Typical Applications

  • Tanks
  • Silos
  • Hoppers
  • Chutes
  • Cutting boards
  • Buffers
  • Chopping boards
  • Change parts
  • Protection strips
  • General mechanical construction
  • Bottling & canning lines
  • Packaging machinery
  • Chemical and electroplating industry
  • Cryogenic equipment
  • Textile industry
  • Storage systems


  1. PE1000 Black Rod
    PE1000 Black Rod
    As low as £0.00
  2. PE1000 Natural Rod
    PE1000 Natural Rod
    As low as £0.00
  3. PE300 Black Rod
    PE300 Black Rod
    As low as £0.00
  4. PE300 Natural Rod
    PE300 Natural Rod
    As low as £0.00
  5. PE1000 Regen Green Sheet
    PE1000 Regen Green Sheet
    As low as £0.00

Specialist Grades of Polyethylene

In addition to these 3 standard grades, we also sell Quadrant EPP’s range of specialist polyethylene products. TIVAR® Speciality Grades of polyethylene offer improved sliding and wear properties, static dissipative characteristics, enhanced release properties and other improved characteristics, developed for specific applications.

  1. Tivar H.O.T. Sheet
    Tivar H.O.T. Sheet
    As low as £0.00
  2. Tivar Ceram P Sheet
    Tivar Ceram P Sheet
    As low as £0.00

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