Lux 500 is a good basic material of high molecular weight polyethylene (PE-HMW) with ~ 0.5 million g / mol. Compared to the products of ultra-high-molecular-weight PE (UHMW), the Lux 500 plastic has slightly lower technical values.
• good mechanical features
• good sliding features
• dimensionally stable
• scatch- and cut-proof
• no water absorption
• resistant to acids and alkaline solutions
• physiologically safe (FDA/EU-Regulation)
• Lux 500 can be used in the food industry, such as meat and fish processing, for impact strips in hospitals, swing doors, cutting boards, in ice hockey stadiums, sports grounds, linings and coating material, etc.