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Ultrahigh molecular weight (UHMW) polyethylene

A polyethylene (PE) resin with very high molecular weight and very high abrasion resistance and impact strength.


Ultraviolet (UV) cure

The process of curing resins and adhesives with ultraviolet light.


Unidirectional (UD)

General term denoting orientation of fibers in one direction.