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Re: Any problems with black UHMW

Original poster: "Jim Lux" <jimlux-at-earthlink-dot-net> 

Black -> some form of pigment -> usually carbon black

You might ask them for the dielectric breakdown specs on that plastic?

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Subject: Any problems with black UHMW

 > Original poster: "Harold Weiss" <hweiss-at-new.rr-dot-com>
 > Hi List,
 > I probably should have brought this up sooner, but have any of you had any
 > breakdown problems with black UHMW polyethelene?  If not, I guess I'll
 > it out the expensive way.  I have virgin grade black UHMW on order.  I had
 > a cheaper choice of reconstituted grade, (recycled?) but went with virgin,
 > as the reconstituted may contain more flaws or contamination.
 > David E Weiss