Food processors and MRO Business Producers in the meat, cheese, dairy and bakery industries are continually searching for a good economical material solution where impact strength is a prime performance requirement that is detectable by existing processing line equipment.

Tivar® MD UHMW-PE offers a lightweight, chemical detectable option. It delivers increased value resulting in longer production cycles, reduced contamination of food, lower maintenance and operating costs.

Key Benefits

  • Metal detection
    • Formulated for use with existing metal detection units
    • Detects plastics parts >27mm3 in size
      *Not detectable by X-ray
  • Impact resistant
  • Wear resistant
  • Continuous use temperature up to 180°F
  • Good machinability
  • Low moisture absorption and low Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
  • FDA and EU 2002/72 EC compliant

Common Applications

  • Scrapers for sausage bowls
  • Paddles for dough mixing tubs
  • Funnels for food dispensing units
  • Guiders and gripers for packaging units
  • Seals
  • Thrust washers
  • Chain guider elements
  • Rolls & Bushings