(HDPE) High Density Polyethylene Rod, Film, Sheet and Tube

High Density Polyethylene Rod (HDPE)- from Modern Plastics, is a FDA Approved material of the highest quality with excellent impact resistance. HDPE Has high tensile strength, low moisture absorption and is chemical and corrosion resistant. It is a light weight material that is non-toxic and non staining and used in a variety of applications and industries.

Polyethylene comes in three different standard grades; HDPE (Hi-density polyethylene), LDPE (Low-density polyethylene) and UHMW (Ultra-high molecule weight polyethylene). LDPE material is more flexible than HDPE material and UHMW has the best anti-friction properties. All of these materials are available from Modern Plastics (see related products).

SPECIAL SHIPPING NOTICE: Please note that this item cannot be shipped by UPS and other small package carriers. This item, shipped in its full size width and length will need to ship via “common carrier” (Truck). Your order will incur additional shipping expense and or handling fees. Modern Plastics will e-mail you with approximate shipping costs prior to processing your order.

Modern Plastics maintains a large selection of HDPE materials in both rod and sheet. If you have special requirements, custom cut sizes, special-order colors, fabrication or machining requirement, or need additional information, please feel free to contact us Toll-Free at 800-243-9696 to speak with one of our sales representatives.


  • Meets FDA/USDA food handling guidelines (Natural white color)
  • Light-weight
  • Non-Toxic
  • Chemical and corrosion resistant
  • Low moisture absorption
  • High tensile strength
  • Excellent impact resistance

General Applications:

  • Cutting Boards
  • Tanks
  • Light Duty chain guides
  • Orthotics and prosthetic device
  • Water storage
  • Secondary containment

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