UHMW Sliding Plate - 1.5" x 16"

Tree House Supplies SKU: UHMW_SLIDING_BLK_EA
Treehouse Supplies UHMW Sliding Plate - 1.5" x 16"
Treehouse Supplies UHMW Sliding Plate - 1.5" x 16"
Treehouse Supplies UHMW Sliding Plate - 1.5" x 16"

UHMW Sliding Plate - 1.5" x 16"

Tree House Supplies SKU: UHMW_SLIDING_BLK_EA

Great for use in all your tree house projects to prevent metal to metal or wood on wood contact. This 1/2" thick sliding plate has countersunk holes so it can easily be attached to a tribeam, joist, or header. We use these plates to reduce friction with builds that will be impacted by tree movement. 

Reprocessed UHMW (Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene) is a machinable thermoplastic that serves as an economical and environmentally friendly option for non-food applications. Like virgin UHMW, reprocessed UHMW is a highly durable, cost-efficient, and versatile material with superior impact and chemical resistance. Its durability, extremely low coefficient of friction, and inherent lubricity make UHMW ideal for applications where high levels of friction are likely to arise.

Reprocessed UHMW is made with a blend of virgin and recycled UHMW. Its FDA and USDA compliance and easy machinability make it an extremely versatile, eco-friendly, and cost-effective material for countless non-food applications. Reprocessed UHMW is used extensively in conveying, material handling, and packaging applications where durability and wear resistance is necessary.

Regular price $9.95
  • Free US Shipping on Orders over $299 (Continental US only)

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UHMW (Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene) is a common machinable plastic known for durability, versatility and cost-effectiveness as well as abrasion, impact and chemical resistances. UHMW plastic features a molecular weight that ranges from 3.1 million to 100 million grams per mole, with an abrasion resistance that continues to improve as molecular weight increases.
Reprocessed UHMW is an eco-friendly and economical alternative to standard virgin UHMW that uses a blended version of virgin and recycled UHMW. Reprocessed UHMW is excellent for non-food applications and offers all the benefits of standard UHMW at a much more cost effective price. Reprocessed UHMW features the same low coefficient of friction as standard UHMW while also offering a slightly better wear resistance. Reprocessed UHMW is used extensively for chain guides, wear rails, chute liners, truck liners, hopper liners and many other applications where excellent wear properties are required. The standard color of reprocessed UHMW is black.

• Odorless, tasteless and nontoxic
• Highly corrosive to chemicals (except oxidizing acids)
• Extremely low moisture absorption
• Very low coefficient of friction
• Self-lubricating
• Highly resistant to wear and abrasion
• Easy to fabricate and machine with common shop and woodworking tools
• Reprocessed grades, enhanced bearing and wear grades available, FDA compliant grades available for greatly extended part life
• Reduced maintenance costs and energy consumption
• Extends equipment life

Reprocessed UHMW is easy to machine with common woodworking tools, making it extremely cost effective, and outperforms metal in many applications. High durability, low friction and wear resistance are key reasons why reprocessed UHMW is the material of choice for many applications.
Low Coefficient of Friction
Reprocessed UHMW is used in applications where high levels of friction are likely to arise including conveyor guard rails, augers and wear strips, belt scrapers, chain guides, and idler rollers. Due to an extremely low coefficient of friction, its inherent lubricity minimizes heat-generating friction that tends to gradually destroy steel parts, and ensures smooth, noiseless operation.

Self-Lubricating Formula
High durability, low friction and wear resistance are key reasons why reprocessed UHMW is the material of choice for a myriad of applications. Reprocessed UHMW offers an extremely low coefficient of friction due to a specialized built-in lubricant that replaces unwanted grease and oil. It also enhances efficiency and productivity in many applications. Reprocessed UHMW’s self-lubricating formula helps to extend part life because the internal lubricant ensures that parts will not break or need replacement.

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Order total excluding shipping must be over $299.99. *Free Shipping applies only to the contiguous United States of America and is sent by Fed Ex Ground. Shipping time for Fed Ex Ground is typically 5 business days or less once your order is processed, packed, and picked up by Fed Ex. Orders from the USA West Coast are generally 4-5 business days, while East Coast orders are typically 1-3 business days, depending on the distance from our warehouse to your shipping address. If you need the item sooner than a week, please upgrade the shipping method or call us to discuss options and estimates.

Pickups in Exton, PA, are also available by appointment (for most items in our store).

*Zipline cable orders over 150 lbs, live edge siding, and some other oversized items are excluded from free shipping. These items generally must be picked up or sent by freight carrier. Please contact us for details, verification, or shipping estimates.


We Ship Worldwide!
International orders, Duties and Taxes:

International orders may be subject to Duties and Taxes by the receiving country. These Duties and Taxes are the sole responsibility of the recipient. Since the amount varies depending on the country, TreeHouse Supplies, Inc. is not able to estimate the amount prior to shipping the order. If you have questions about Duties and Taxes, you should contact the appropriate government office in your receiving country and determine the amount you will be required to pay. If you refuse to pay the duties and taxes, the shipping company will deny delivery of your order and return it to TreeHouse Supplies, Inc. If this happens we will deduct the cost of the return shipment from your refund amount. If we receive a bill for duties and taxes unpaid by you the customer, we will invoice you for those fees and you are obligated to pay.

We will not ship to freight forwarding companies. We use Fedex to deliver all of our worldwide shipments.


Window Shipping:

FedEx charges by DIM weight not actual window weight. You can click here to see how they calculate the shipment. So for example: Our 24x36 window's actual weight is 20 lbs, however, FedEx will rate the package at 57 lbs. because the box size is 38" x 8" x 26". Please email us if you have any questions prior to ordering.

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