Sanalite® (HDPE cut­ting board)


  • Pre­mium cut­ting board mate­r­ial with a sur­face that is kind to knives
  • Peb­bled sur­face resists acids
  • Eas­ily cleaned
  • Light­weight
  • Chem­i­cal– and corrosion-resistant
  • Moisture-resistant
  • NSF-certified under Stan­dard 02 and Stan­dard 51
  • FDA-compliant under reg­u­la­tion 21CFR177.1520, Item 2.1
  • USDA-compliant
  • Ag Canada-approved
  • Avail­able in high-density poly­eth­yl­ene (HDPE) and polypropy­lene in a nat­ural color
  • Sanalite­ HDPE can be ordered in three dif­fer­ent sheet sizes: 48″ x 96″ and 48″ x 120″ sheets with gauge sizes from ¼” to 1″; 60″ x 120″ sheets with four gauge sizes from ½” to 1″.
  • Sanalite polypropy­lene is a harder sur­face, and comes in 48″ x 96″ sheets with three gauge sizes from ½” to 1″.

Com­mon uses

  • Cut­ting boards
  • Deli coun­ter­tops
  • Dough boards
  • Drip trays
  • Proof boards
  • Splash shields


Mate­r­ial Specifications

ASTM or UL test Prop­erty Value
D792 Den­sity (lb/in3)/(g/cm3) 0.035 (0.96)
D570 Water absorp­tion, 24 hrs (%) 0.01
D638 Ten­sile strength (psi) 4,600
D638 Ten­sile mod­u­lus (psi) 200
D638 Ten­sile elon­ga­tion at break (%) 400
D790 Flex­ural strength (psi) 4,600
D790 Flex­ural mod­u­lus (ksi) 200
D785 Hard­ness, Shore D70
D256 Izod notched impact (ft-lb/in) 1.3
D696 Coef­fi­cient of lin­ear ther­mal
expan­sion (x 10–5 in./in./°F)
D648 Heat deflec­tion temp (F°/C°) at 264 psi 176
D3418 Melt­ing temp (F°/C°) 260/127
- Max oper­at­ing temp (F°/C°) 180/82
C177 Ther­mal con­duc­tiv­ity
UL94 Flam­ma­bil­ity rating H-B
D150 Dielec­tric con­stant at 1 MHz -
D150 Dis­si­pa­tion fac­tor at 1 MHz -
D150 Dielec­tric strength (V/mil) -
D257 Vol­ume resis­tiv­ity (ohm/cm) at 50% RH -

These are typ­i­cal val­ues for ref­er­ence and com­par­i­son only. They should not be used as a basis for design spec­i­fi­ca­tions or qual­ity con­trol. Con­tact us for the man­u­fac­tur­ers’ com­plete mate­r­ial prop­erty datasheets. All val­ues were taken at 73°F (23°C) unless oth­er­wise noted.

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