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
Chain Wear Strips
Irrigation, Piping & Electrical Insulators
Bottling Plant Change Parts
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)
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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