TECAFINE PE1000 natural

polyethylene pe 1000

​TECAFINE PE1000 natural (PE UHMW) is an ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene thermoplastic engineering material with high impact strength, good wear/abrasion resistance, excellent chemical resistance and very good low temperature properties. PE1000 plastic is food contact approved, meeting FDA and (EU) No. 10/2011 regulations. Ensinger also offers PE1000 in black.


Chemical designation
PE-UHMW (Polyethylene - ultra highmolecular weight)
Alternative colours available
0,93 g/cm3

Main Features

  • ultra high molecular weight
  • very good abrasion resistance
  • excellent impact strength
  • very good slide and wear properties

Target industries

Technical details

  • Mechanical properties
    Mechanical propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    700MPaDIN EN ISO 527-1
    Tensile strength at yield19MPaDIN EN ISO 527-1
    Elongation at yield11%DIN EN ISO 527-1
    Impact strength (Charpy)n.b.kJ/m2DIN EN ISO 179-1
    Ball indentation hardness30MPaISO 2039-1
    Shore hardness60-Shore DDIN EN ISO 868
  • Thermal properties
    Thermal propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Thermal expansion (CLTE)1810-5*1/KDIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
    Service temperature+80C-
  • Electrical properties
    Electrical propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    surface resistivity1014ODIN IEC 60093
    Dielectric strength44kV/mmISO 60243-1
  • Other properties
    Other propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    FlammabilityB2-corresponding toDIN 4102
    Water absorption0,01%DIN EN ISO 62

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