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Alro Plastics Product: TIVAR® MD


Size and Availability:

Sheet / Slab stock
- Thickness: 25mm, 40mm, and 80mm
- Sheet sizes: 1,220mm x 3,000mm
- Color: Dark Gray

Rod / Round stock
- Diameter: 25mm, 50mm, and 80 mm
- Lengths: 1,000 mm and 3,000 mm long
- Dark Gray

This UHMW-PE grade with extremely high degree of polymerisation contains a metal detectable additive which does hardly affect the inherent UHMW-PE key properties. TIVAR® MD presents excellent toughness and impact strength, and even improved wear and abrasion resistance when compared with TIVAR® 1000, and it also features a food contact compliant composition.

TIVAR® MD has been specifically tailored for use in the food processing and packaging industries where it can easily be traced by the conventional metal detection systems installed to detect contamination of the foodstuffs (results may vary depending on the sensitivity of the metal detection system used).


  • Lower cost material solution for applications with the need for high impact resistance
  • Medium dimensional stability due to extreme low water absorption, but high Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion (CLTE)
  • Good performance in cryogenic environment
  • Excellent release properties
  • No detection by x-ray


  • Chain guide elements
  • Funnels
  • Rolls
  • Bushings