uhmwpe machined components

UHMWPE/HDPE Machining Overview

The UHMWPE and HDPE are widely used in chemistry industry. This plastic demonstrate very good chemical resistance, and relatively low price. The material is easy to machining and do not need special treating process. 

UHMWPE/HDPE Machining Guide

UHMWPE/HDPE Sawing
plastic sawing

Material 

Rotate Speed [rpm]

Circular Pitch

UHMWPE/HDPE

2800~3000

31~38

UHMWPE/HDPE Drilling

Material 

Number of Teeth

Helix Angle

Approach Angle

Cutting Speed

[rpm]

Feed Force

[mm/r]

UHMWPE/HDPE

Z2

25

90

50~150

0.1~0.3

Note: Only for Keward Plastics. 

UHMWPE/HDPE Milling
plastic milling

Material 

Number of Teeth

Cutting Speed

[rpm]

Feed Force

[mm/r]

UHMWPE/HDPE

Z2~Z4

250~500

0.1~0.45

UHMWPE/HDPE Turning

Material 

Relief Angle

Approach Angle

Corner

Cutting Speed

[rpm]

Feed Force

[mm/r]

UHMWPE/HDPE

6~10

0~5

45~60

200~500

0.1~0.5

Note: Only for Keward Plastics.