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Victrex USA, Inc.

300 Conshohocken State Rd., West Conshohocken, PA, 19428, US

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Materials & Material Processing

Food Contact Safe Thermoplastic offers compliance, durability.

September 10, 2013

Suitable for direct food contact applications, VICTREX® PEEK 90GL30BLK EU meets requirements of American and European regulatory authorities. This glass fiber reinforced, high flow thermoplastic exhibits resistance to wear, chemicals, and hydrolysis as well as dimensional stability. These aspects, along with creep properties and mechanical strength, make material suitable for components that must be subjected to high-pressure steam that can reach up to 276 psi. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Engineered Polymers reduce weight while maintaining strength.

March 8, 2013

Inclusion of high-modulus fibers (HMF) into VICTREX® PEEK™ materials provides strength and stiffness needed by engineers to displace metals such as steel, aluminum, titanium, brass, and magnesium in aircraft system attachments, industrial machinery, and semiconductor and medical equipment. Tested in range of chemicals, VICTREX PEEK HMF polymers are based on Victrex 90-Series formulation and are optimized for fatigue performance and long term use temperature of 500°F. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermoplastic Compound suits demanding wear applications.

October 18, 2011

Suited for high temperature tribological applications, VICTREX WG102 offers dimensional and thermal stability up to and beyond 572°F. PAEK-based compound is chemically resistant to aggressive environments, including service fluids, and contains no PTFE. Recyclable and melt processable with standard injection molding equipment, product requires no post processing or machining. Applications range from full plastic wear bushings to composite bushings and vane tips in vacuum pumps. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Polymer Pipes withstand corrosion and exteme temperatures.

July 14, 2011

Made from VICTREX® PEEK(TM) polymer, VICTREX Pipes(TM) replace corrosion-resistant alloys used to make pipes and piping systems for extraction and transportation in oil and gas industries where temperatures can exceed 284°F. Sizes range from 0.24-8 in. OD with wall thickness depending on OD, from 0.03-0.2 in. Inherently halogen-free with low levels of smoke and toxic gas emissions, pipes can be joined with connectors, adhesives, and welding equipment. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermoplastic Compound suits demanding wear applications.

October 29, 2010

Intended for automotive and processing equipment industries, PAEK-based VICTREX WG102 offers dimensional and thermal stability up to and beyond 572°F. Product is chemically resistant to aggressive environments, including service fluids, and contains no PTFE. Compound is also melt processable with standard injection molding equipment and requires no post processing. With optimized melt flow, polymer allows thin-walled intricate component design and ability to consolidate complex parts. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermoplastic Compound suits automotive/industrial equipment.

November 23, 2009

Offering optimized wear rates and coefficient of friction, VICTREX® WG101(TM) tribological compound meets requirements of mechanical load and tribological performance in challenging thermal/chemical environments. It features optimal melt flow, which allows thin walled intricate component design. With wide range of applications from full plastic wear bushings to composite bushings to vane tips in vacuum pumps, PTFE-free, RoHS compliant compound meets GADSL requirements. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Polymer performs in demanding temperature environments.

May 7, 2009

Available in unfilled STG45 and glass-filled ST45GL30 grades, VICTREX® ST(TM) Polymer is suited for applications requiring combination of high temperature, mechanical performance, and dimensional stability. VICTREX STG45 offers optimal mechanical performance in temperature range of 302-392°F, while VICTREX ST45GL30 features heat distortion temperature of 716°F, opening up application opportunities for customers that work at temperatures over 572°F. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Polymer Film is available in cosmetic black color.

August 26, 2008

Based on VICTREX® PEEK(TM) polymer, APTIV(TM) cosmetic black color film targets speaker market as well as tapes, labels, and variety of automotive and aerospace applications. RoHS and FDA compliant recyclable film offers high temperature performance, chemical, wear, hydrolysis, radiation resistance, and low toxicity of combustion gases. It can be subjected to range of secondary process operations, including thermoforming, lamination to other polymers and metals, and laser welding. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

PEEK-Infused Hoses are designed for offshore operations.

May 16, 2008

Optimized for chemical, thermal, and permeation resistance, PEEKline(TM) hoses incorporate liner tubes made from VICTREX® PEEK(TM) polymer and meet requirements of oil and gas offshore industry. Product has continuous-use temperature rating of 500ºF. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermoplastic Compound withstands high temperatures.

August 6, 2007

Blending together VICTREX® PEEK(TM) polymer, Celazole polybenzimidazole (PBI), and carbon fiber reinforcement, TF-60C compound delivers levels of strength, modulus, and creep suited for applications in semiconductor/electronics industries. This melt-processable thermoplastic performs in applications requiring physical property retention and wear resistance at temperatures up to 572°F. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Film is based on VICTREX® PEEK(TM) polymer.

June 18, 2007

Including 1000 series of crystalline films and 2000 series of amorphous films in filled/unfilled versions, APTIV(TM) Film is available in thicknesses from 6-750 microns and in widths up to 1.5 m. FDA- and RoHS-compliant films feature high temperature capability, chemical resistance, scratch resistance, radiation resistance, mechanical properties, barrier and electrical properties, hydrolysis resistance, low toxicity of combustion gases, and low moisture absorption. Read More

Paints & Coatings

Coatings meet automotive, industrial, and cookware needs.

June 27, 2006

Formulated with VICTREX® PEEK(TM) polymer, VICOTE(TM) Coatings exhibit scratch-, wear-, heat-, and chemical resistance and do not need primer during coating process. All materials are dishwasher safe and FDA-compliant. Coatings include 700 Series, comprised of powders for electrostatic coating, and 800 Series, which includes dispersions where thinner coatings are required or where difficult geometries must be coated. Pure VICTREX PEEK-based dispersion (VICOTE 804) is also available. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

PEEK/PBI Polymers withstand elevated temperatures.

June 1, 2006

Based on VICTREX® PEEK(TM) polymer and Celazole® polybenzimidazole, TU-60, TL-60, and TF-60V products are designed to be melt processable and capable of performing in demanding high-temperature applications requiring optimized strength, wear, hardness, creep, and thermal properties. They offer suitable replacement for metals and non-melt processable high-temperature plastics. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

PEEK Polymer Grades meet food processing requirements.

May 18, 2006

FDA-compliant VICTREX® PEEK polymer material-filled grades are approved for use in food processing and related industrial applications. Used to make articles or components that will come into repeated contact with food during processing, glass-filled grades comply with compositional requirements of FDA 21 CFR 177.2415 standard. Other uses include bearings, seatings and seals, precision cutting blades, and energy-efficient pumps. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants

Adhesive Tape resists friction and wear.

December 1, 2005

Chemically resistant, electrically insulating VICTREX® PEEK tape withstands continuous operating temperatures up to 428°F as well as higher temperatures for short durations. It resists wear over various ranges of pressure, velocity, temperature, and counterfacial roughness. Hydrolytically stable product can withstand over 109 rads of radiation exposure without embrittlement and comes coated on one or both sides with silicone or acrylic adhesive systems. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

PEEK Polymers withstand lead-free soldering processes.

May 27, 2005

VICTREX® 90 PEEK products are designed for injection molding thin-walled, intricate components and highly filled compounds. They can replace thermosets, ceramics, and metals in electronic, surface-mount technology and fluid handling applications. Available unfilled or reinforced with glass or carbon fibers, VICTREX 90-based products enable molding of sections thinner than .008 in. Fiber loadings up to 60 wt% are possible without sacrificing surface finish or cycle time. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Manufactured Polymer meets strict requirements for purity.

July 21, 2004

VICTREX® Ultra-High Purity PEEK(TM) contains no components that could leach into fluid stream or outgas in vacuum or high-heat environments. When heated to 212°F for 30 min, volatile organics outgassed for product measured zero. Product also exhibits plasma erosion resistance, is inherently lubricious, and provides smooth surface finish. Abrasion-resistance prevents particulate generation or sloughing. Product meets purity requirements for various applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Polymer withstands 50°F more than standard PEEK polymer.

August 8, 2002

PEEK-HT(TM) polymer is suited for applications requiring high-temperature resistance. With glass transition temperature of 315°F and melting temperature of 703°F, semi-crystalline, unreinforced polymer offers chemical resistance and Rockwell (R-scale) Hardness of 108.2. Tested and proven in down hole and sub sea environments, it offers long-term creep and fatigue resistance over its temperature range. Read More

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