Cross-linked polyethylene


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Cross-linked polyethylene

Specialized type of polyethylene plastic that is strengthened by cross-linking, that is, chemical bonds formed in addition to the usual bonds in the polymerization process. Primarily used as tubing for hot and cold water distribution and radiant-floor heating.
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High values of conductance display screen processes semi-conductive insulation and water-swellable tape, and not in the cross-linked polyethylene insulation.
Highly cross-linked polyethylene in total hip arthroplasty: randomized evaluation of penetration rate in cemented and uncemented sockets using radiostereometric analysis.
In 52 total hip arthroplasties performed with larger diameter femoral heads (32 millimeters or larger) on highly cross-linked polyethylene (Trilogy[R], Zimmer Inc.
The blue represents insulation cross-linked polyethylene XLPE, shows that elongation at break is about 270 %.
The tubing is made from a material called "pex" which stands for cross-linked polyethylene, an extremely tough and durable form of polyethylene that was developed in Europe about 35 years ago.
Company introduces high density, cross-linked polyethylene, vertical storage tanks designed to store corrosive and hazardous materials, as well as temperature sensitive liquids, The tanks are thick and durable and available in many sizes and also in conical and horizontal configurations, They all feature one-piece seamless construction and are chemical and corrosion resistant.
The testing arm of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials has declared that cross-linked polyethylene meets the standards for pipes carrying hot and cold drinking water set by the American Society for Testing and Materials.
One of the largest applications of medium thermal carbon black is in low voltage cross-linked polyethylene power cable.
Two Year RSA Evaluation of the Wear of Vitamin E Stabilized Highly Cross-linked Polyethylene, the Stability of the Regenerex Acetabular Shells, and Femoral Components with 32mm Heads.
Tenders are invited for design-build -disassembly and rehabilitation of the district s chemical building shade structure, removal and disposal of two (2) existing sodium bisulfite (sbs) cross-linked polyethylene storage tanks, and installation of two (2) new, insulated and heat-traced storage tanks with necessary piping and appurtenances to connect to the existing sodium bisulfite (sbs) chemical feed system.
Use of plastic piping materials such as polyethylene (PE), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), cross-linked polyethylene (PEX), polyamide (PA) and others, as well as thermoplastic composite piping for high-pressure applications, will be analysed during conference events.
Verilast technology is a combination of the company's Oxinium material and highly cross-linked polyethylene.