As per our Shipping and Returns Policy, custom cuts and fabricated parts are non-returnable. If you need an over- or undersized item, note it under "Comments" during Checkout. Cut-to-size orders have an acceptable cut tolerance of 1/8" (0.125"), so clarify if the adjustment is to be made on the (+) or (-) side of the saw blade.Please review our full return and shipping policy here.
Measure Twice, Cut Once
Since custom cuts and fabricated parts are non-refundable, be very careful while measuring your dimensions. As each cut is nominal, even the slightest miscalculation could be costly.
How to Use a Measuring Tape
Extend your tape measure several inches to find the 1 and 2 inch markers. In between the inch markers you’ll find 16 equally spaced tick marks.
Measure by counting the increments beyond the nearest inch. As the increments decrease, so does the length of the mark. For example, 1/2" has a bigger mark than 1/4" which has a bigger mark than 1/8". The smallest mark follows at 1/16". Please be aware that some measuring tapes may have even smaller increments.
Features of a Measuring Tape: Sliding End Hook
The sliding end hook is designed for two different types of measurements. An outside measurement (where the hook of the tape hangs over an edge), requires the hook to slide out a bit to account for the thickness of the material. When making an inside measurement (where the hook will push up against a surface), the clip slides in, again, accounting for its thickness. The measuring tape self-adjusts to guarantee an accurate measurement (as far as the tape is concerned).
Sanitizing Acrylic and Polycarbonate Sheet [X]
Acrylic and Polycarbonate Sneeze Guards and like products require special care while cleaning and disinfecting. To maintain the optical clarity of sneeze guards and other acrylic or polycarbonate items, use an acrylic or polycarbonate safe cleaner like Novus Plastic Polish #1, Brillianize Plastic Cleaner, or a mild soap solution.
Please reference the following compatible cleaners when DISINFECTING acrylic and polycarbonate items. The use of commonly available commercial alcohol or ammonia-based disinfectants may cause crazing and damage.
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.
Tivar® 88 is a specialized grade of UHMW recognized as the worldwide leader of premium lining material for bulk material handling, Due to its especially low coefficient of friction, Tivar® 88 is known for its performance in ensuring flow of bulk solids. Tivar® 88 liners are the ideal solution when you need to reduce or eliminate arching, ratholing, and erratic material flow challenges in bins, bunkers, hoppers, chutes, railcars and more.
Low Coefficient of Friction Tivar® 88 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 Tivar® 88 is the material of choice for a myriad of applications. Tivar® 88 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. Tivar® 88 self-lubricating formula helps to extend part life because the internal lubricant ensures that parts will not break or need replacement.
Reduces or eliminates arching, ratholing and erractic flow
Warning: This product may have sharp edges and points. Contact may result in injury. Handle with care.
Disclaimer: Interstate Plastics makes no representations about any of its products that are modified in any way after they leave its possession, nor do its representations apply when any of its products are improperly used or stored.
Each customer of Interstate Plastics bears full responsibility for making its own determination as to the suitability of each material, product, recommendation or advice provided by Interstate Plastics. Each customer of Interstate Plastics must identify and perform all tests and analyses necessary to assure that its finished parts incorporating materials from Interstate Plastics will be safe and suitable for use under end-use conditions.
Tivar® 88 is noted for its performance in promoting bulk solids flow of cohesive or non-free flowing materials due to low surface friction. Tivar® liners are the perfect solution when you need to reduce or eliminate arching, ratholing and erratic material flow challenges in bins, bunkers, hoppers and chutes, railcars, etc.
Best sliding material we have ever used, and we've been through many varying grades. It holds up.
the best bulk handling liner hands down
For guide rails and chain guards, it doesn't get much better than the Tivar material Interstate Plastics has. Some seriously tough material. Interstate has the best price, although it's kind of hit or miss with the lead times, but still my preferred source.
Great for liners, solid plastic specialists with actual knowledge when you call, picks up on the first ring. That's customer service.
Interstate has been our provider for Tivar for some time, and they ship it on time, reliably. But the pricing has gone up and down and up and down. Would be nice if pricing was more consistent.
I am looking for the material that is used for skating or hockey training. I can be reached at 412-608-0079 thank you. Marty
I bought several sheets of this for my home buisness dump truck to line for ease of material removal - Came in faster than expected and will order more again