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HDPE Sheets

High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Sheets

High-density polyethylene (HDPE) sheets are a versatile thermoplastic formed from a chain of ethylene molecules. Often used in industrial settings, they have forged their way into commercial and residential landscapes due to their robust, weather-resistant, and chemically inert makeup. Interior designers, homeowners, and DIY enthusiasts are increasingly discovering the potential these sheets hold for enhancing their designs and projects.

Key Features

Canada Plastics and Belting Inc.’s HDPE sheet features:

  • Superior Durability: Crafted from HDPE, our sheets offer exceptional strength and durability, ensuring longevity in various applications.
  • Versatility: HDPE sheets from Canada Plastics are versatile and adaptable, suitable for a wide range of industrial, commercial, and residential applications.
  • Chemical Resistance: Resistant to chemicals, acids, and solvents, our HDPE sheets provide reliable performance even in challenging environments.
  • Weatherproof Effects: With excellent weather resistance, our sheets withstand harsh outdoor conditions, making them ideal for outdoor signage, construction projects, and more.
  • Ease of Fabrication: HDPE sheets are easy to cut, weld, and shape, allowing for seamless customization to fit specific project requirements.
  • FDA Compliance: Our HDPE sheets meet FDA regulations for food contact, making them ideal for food processing, packaging, and other applications requiring safe contact with edibles.

HDPE Properties

Core properties of our HDPE sheets include:

  • Tensile Strength: 4,000 psi
  • Flexural Modulus: 200,000 psi
  • Izod Impact (Notched):3 ft-lbs/in of notch
  • Heat Deflection Temperature @66 Psi: 172 ºF
  • Water Absorption (Immersion 24 Hours):1%
  • Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion: 7 in/in/ºFx10-5

Top HDPE Sheet Applications

The applications of HDPE sheets span a wide gamut, with some of the most common including:

  • Chemical tanks
  • Cutting boards for food preparation
  • Water pipe flanges (HDPE pipe grade)
  • Outdoor and indoor playground systems
  • Marine construction (pile guards, bumpers, anti-skid surfaces)
  • Orthotics and prosthetics
  • Light-duty tank, chute, and bin linings
  • Truck liners
  • Outdoor cabinetry and furniture

Available Thickness and Sizes

Canada Plastics carries a variety of colours and sizes in HDPE sheets, ensuring that your project’s specific needs are met with precision. From a thickness range of 3 mm to 75 mm, our HDPE sheets can be custom-cut to your required dimensions, giving you the flexibility to design without limits. The standard size is 48” x 96”.

Thickness Size Color
3mm 48” x 96” Natural
4.5mm 48” x 96” Natural
6mm 48” x 96” Natural
10mm 48” x 96” Natural
12mm 48” x 96” Natural
16mm 48” x 96” Natural
20mm 48” x 96” Natural
25mm 48” x 96” Natural
32mm 48” x 96” Natural
40mm 48” x 96” Natural
50mm 48” x 96” Natural
75mm 48” x 96” Natural

Why Choose Canada Plastics and Belting Inc.?

Choosing the right HDPE sheets for your project is a crucial decision. Canada Plastics and Belting Inc. is an ideal partner in your plastic endeavours, offering:

  • Quality Assurance: We adhere to stringent quality control measures to deliver products that meet the highest standards.
  • Customer Satisfaction: Focusing on customer satisfaction, we strive to provide exceptional service and support at every stage.
  • Expertise: Backed by years of experience and expertise in the plastic industry, we are your trusted partner for all plastic solutions.

Contact us today to discuss your HDPE sheet requirements. Our team of experts can help you choose the right product for your application.

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