Modified ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE)–Carbon Embeded UHMWPE

Carbon-embedded UHMWPE (Ultra-High-Molecular-Weight Polyethylene) refers to UHMWPE material that incorporates carbon nanomaterials, such as carbon nanotubes (CNT) or graphene, to enhance its properties


Specification (Raw white and Grey, Dope Dyed Black)

  • 100D, 150D,200D, 400D,  500D, 600D, 800D

Features & Benefits

  • Enhanced Mechanical Properties:
    • Strength and Rigidity: Adding carbon nanomaterials significantly increases the tensile strength and rigidity of UHMWPE.
    • Wear Resistance: Carbon-embedded UHMWPE exhibits improved wear resistance, making it suitable for high-wear applications.
  • Improved Thermal and Electrical Conductivity:
    • Thermal Conductivity: Carbon nanomaterials enhance the thermal conductivity of UHMWPE, making it useful in thermal management applications.
    • Electrical Conductivity: Embedded carbon materials can impart some electrical conductivity to UHMWPE, suitable for anti-static and electromagnetic shielding applications.
  • Better UV Resistance:
    • UV Resistance: The addition of carbon materials improves UHMWPE’s resistance to UV radiation, extending its lifespan in outdoor applications.
  • Reduced Coefficient of Friction:
    • Low Friction: Carbon nanomaterials can further reduce the coefficient of friction of UHMWPE, enhancing its performance in sliding applications.


  • Mechanical Components: Such as gears, bearings, and sliding guides, where carbon-embedded UHMWPE can improve durability and performance.
  • Conveying Systems: Used in conveyor belts, guides, and other high-wear parts.
  • Artificial Joints and Prosthetics: The improved mechanical properties and wear resistance make carbon-embedded UHMWPE ideal for durable artificial joints and prosthetics.
  • High-Performance Sporting Goods: Items like ski bindings and ice skate blades benefit from the enhanced performance and durability of carbon-embedded UHMWPE.
  • Industrial cut resistant gloves
  • Thermal Management: Used in components that require heat dissipatio


Diamond UHMWPE


Properties Comparison:

  • Density: Approximately 0.93–0.94 g/cm³.
  • Tensile Strength: 2.0–3.0 GPa.
  • Melting Point: Around 130–136°C (266–277°F).