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UHMWPE Fibre

UHMWPE Fibre is a high-strength polyethylene fiber offered by Goodfellow and available in 36 different variations. With outstanding toughness, its key properties include high tensile strength and low coefficient of friction. UHMWPE Fibre is commonly used in cut-resistant gloves, ropes, cables, and ballistic applications where its strength and durability are valued. With its range of options, Goodfellow's UHMWPE Fibre offers versatile solutions for demanding applications.
Filament Diameter: 1.5mm
Structure: Braided Cord
Tex Number: 1670
Number Of Filaments: 1
Length: 2M
Technical Name: Polyethylene - U.H.M.W.
Formula: UHMW PE
Density: 0.94g/cm³
CAS Number: 9002-88-4
UOM Code: 446-995-85
SKU: 1000082415
Product Code: ET30-FB-000120

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Fibre
Filament Diameter ±25%
Number Of Yarns ±10%
Number Of Filaments ±10%
Tex Number ±10%
Length +5% / -1%
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Tolerances

Fibre
Filament Diameter ±25%
Number Of Yarns ±10%
Number Of Filaments ±10%
Tex Number ±10%
Length +5% / -1%
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Material Properties for Polymers

Chemical Resistance
Element Value
Acids - concentrated Good-Fair
Acids - dilute Good
Alcohols Good
Alkalis Good
Aromatic hydrocarbons Fair
Greases and Oils Good-Fair
Halogenated Hydrocarbons Fair-Poor
Halogens Fair-Poor
Ketones Good-Fair
Mechanical Properties
Element Value
Coefficient of friction 0.1-0.2
Hardness - Rockwell R50-70
Poisson's ratio 0.46
Elongation at break( % ) 500
Tensile modulus( GPa ) 0.2-1.2
Izod impact strength( J m⁻¹ ) 1000
Tensile strength( MPa ) 20-40
Electrical Properties
Element Value
Dielectric constant @1MHz 2.3
Dissipation factor @ 1MHz 1-10x 10⁻⁴
Dielectric strength( kV mm⁻¹ ) 28
Surface resistivity( Ohm/sq ) 10¹³
Volume resistivity( Ohmcm ) 10¹⁸
Physical Properties
Element Value
Flammability HB
Radiation resistance Fair
Resistance to Ultra-violet Poor
Limiting oxygen index( % ) 17
Water absorption - over 24 hours( % ) 0.01
Density( gcm⁻³ ) 0.94
Thermal Properties
Element Value
Heat-deflection temperature - 0.45MPa( C ) 69
Heat-deflection temperature - 1.8MPa( C ) 42
Upper working temperature( C ) 55-95
Specific heat( J K⁻¹ kg⁻¹ ) 1900
Thermal conductivity( W m⁻¹ K⁻¹ ) 0.42-0.51@23°C
Coefficient of thermal expansion( x10⁻⁶ K⁻¹ ) 130-200
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