Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE or UHMW) is a subset of the thermoplastic polyethylene that has extremely long chains, with molecular weight numbering in the millions. It is a very tough material with low coefficient of friction and has a good abrasion resistance.« Back to Glossary Index
About Dr Arun Pal Singh
Arun Pal Singh is an orthopedic and trauma surgeon, founder and chief editor of this website. He works in Kanwar Hospital, Hajipur, Hoshiarpur, Punjab.
This website is an effort to educate and support people and medical personnel on orthopedic issues and musculoskeletal health.