UHMW Tape | Andrew Roberts Inc

UHMW tape is a specialized adhesive tape made from Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene, renowned for its exceptional properties. The molecular structure of UHMW tape delivers outstanding strength, exceptional durability, and a remarkably low coefficient of friction. These characteristics equip the tape to endure abrasion, impacts, and wear, making it a perfect fit for a wide array of applications.


UHMW tape is available in widths up to 24″.


Applications in Diverse Industries

The use of UHMW tape spans across multiple industries, each leveraging its unique properties for various purposes:

  1. Manufacturing Industry: UHMW tape is employed in the manufacturing sector to reduce friction on conveyor belts, facilitating the smooth movement of goods and minimizing wear on mechanical components.
  2. Automotive Sector: In automotive applications, this tape is used for noise reduction, protecting surfaces from abrasion, and providing a smooth, low-friction surface for moving parts.
  3. Medical Field: Its biocompatible nature finds use in medical equipment to reduce friction and protect sensitive components, ensuring smooth operation and longevity.
  4. Aerospace Industry: UHMW tape aids in reducing friction on aircraft components, ensuring efficient and durable performance in critical parts.

Unmatched Benefits of UHMW Tape

The key benefits of UHMW tape encompass:

  • Exceptional Durability: Its robust nature ensures long-term durability, capable of withstanding harsh conditions and maintaining effectiveness over extended periods.
  • Low Coefficient of Friction: This feature minimizes wear on surfaces, extending the lifespan of machinery and equipment.
  • Chemical Resistance: UHMW tape remains stable and reliable, even in the presence of various chemicals, ensuring its efficacy in challenging environments.
  • Ease of Application: With an adhesive backing, UHMW tape is easy to apply, ensuring a hassle-free installation process.

UHMW Tape – Series 23

Product Number Backing Thickness Total Thickness Breaking Strength Adhesion to Steel  Operating Temp. Range 
Lbs./in Kg/cm Oz/in g/cm °F °C
23-3A .003 .076 .0045 .114 50 8.9  30 335 -40 to  225° F-30 to 107° C
23-5A .005 .127 .0065 .165 40 7.2  45 503
23-10A .010 .254 .0115 .292 70 12.5 55 615
23-20A .020 .508 .0215 .546 120 21.5 40 447

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