POLYETHYLENE HD

Chemical Name:  Polyethylene

Common/Trade Names: Ralloy®, Tivar®, Polystone®, Daylon®, Jaylon®, Tufclad®, Pactene®

Abbreviation: PE, (LDPE, HDPE, UHMWPE)

Properties (Colour): Varies due to branding and PE grades available

Machining: Can be tricky as the swarf does not chip, so the long continuous strand of swarf needs to be extracted or it will wrap around the job or tooling.

Types: UHMWPE: Ultra High Molecular Weight. HMWPE: High Molecular Weight. HDPE: High Density. LDPE: Low Density PE also has re-processed grades

Chemical Resistance: Good chemical and acid resistance.

KEY BENEFITS OF POLYETHYLENE HD

Does not absorb moisture

Low coefficient of friction

Low material cost

Large sheets up to 6 metres long

Temperature resistant to both hold and cold extremes 

Can be bent, formed & welded.

Good chemical and corrosion resistance

Easy to fabricate and machine 

Excellent surface for food preparation 

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS INCLUDE

Machine Parts 

Chain Wear Strips 

Chute Liners 

Hopper Liners 

Guide Strips 

Cutting Boards 

Irrigation, Piping & Electrical Insulators 

Bottling Plant Change Parts 

Films 

Tubes

Plastic Parts

Laminates 

Chemical Tanks

Water Pipe Flanges 

Outdoor/Indoor Playground Systems

Orthotics & Prosthetics 

Light Duty Tank 

Chute & Bin Linings 

Outdoor Cabinetry & Furniture 

Marine Construction (pile guards, bumpers, anti-skid surfaces) 

AVAILABLE IN

Components

Rod

Plate

Tube

Custom

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WHY CHOOSE US?

WORLD'S #1 NYLON

Widely accepted as the superior alternative to brass, bronze and alloys, AustLon® a high grade engineering plastic manufactured exclusively by McNeall Plastics, is the preferred material where issues stemming from abrasive wear, impact strength, bearing strength, noise, weight and corrosion have been difficult to resolve, outperforming even in the toughest working conditions.

AUSSIE MADE & OWNED

At McNeall Plastics, all our manufacturing is done in house at our NSW H/Q. So when you partner with us, you don’t have to worry about any potential disruption or delay to supply. Plus, you benefit from home-grown expertise, components built to Australian Standards and team that is here for the long-term, not just a quick sale.

EXPERIENCED TEAM

With 50 years of experience, our team knows what works. From qualified engineers and insightful management through to a production team that h seen and conquered component and engineering challenges across a myriad of industries, here at McNeall Plastics we have an unrivalled expertise that can provide your business with a true competitive advantage.

BESPOKE SOLUTIONS

Whether you need a standard or custom component, we can help. We manufacture custom components PLUS ARE  THE ONLY Australian manufacturer that develops custom formulations to create a truly optimal solution for your business. With astute insights, state of the art technology and a true passion to give you the best, you can be confident when choosing us.

CONTACT US TODAY

McNeall Plastics has been helping businesses for 50 years. Let us help you.

02 9858 0177

07 3883 4722

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