Ultra High Molecular Weight (UHMW) Polyethylene has exceptionally high abrasion and impact resistance properties. It will outwear all other materials, including metals, nylons, urethanes, and fluoroplastics. It exhibits very low coeffcient of friction, resist wear and is self lubricating in sliding applications. Some typical applications include guide rails, wear plates, rollers, conveyor augers, bin and hopper lines, chutes, bearings, bushings and gears. FDA and USDA concurrence for contact with foods, drugs, etc.