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What does UHMW stand for?

UHMW stands for Ultra High Molecular Weight

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Project End (Assumed) : 2014 Project Location : Saudi Arabia Project Status : Tenders & Bidding Territory : Saudi Arabia Client :Arabian Petrochemical Company - Petrokemya (Saudi Arabia) Description : Construction of an ultra high molecular weight polyethylene plant with a production capacity of 35,000 tonnes per year (t/y) of polyethylene.
An Ultra High Molecular Weight polyethylene guide track can resume its profile after the wind dissipates, allowing the door to continue to operate.
The drive to each individual roller, on both Series, is via a continuously driven chain with an ultra high molecular weight polyethylene strip being used to keep the chain in constant contact with the drive sprocket.