Victrex USA, Inc.

New VICTREX CT 200 Polymer Features a Low Coefficient of Thermal Expansion
Materials

New VICTREX CT 200 Polymer Features a Low Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

The VICTREX CT 200 Polymer is designed for dynamic sealing applications in storage and transportation of gases at low temperature (-150°C to -200°C). The product features high thermal conductivity that enables in fast response to change in temperatures and has the ability to withstand aggressive chemicals. The polymer is suitable for cryogenic applications that involve LNG and nitrogen. It...

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New Polymers Released For the Food and Beverage Industry
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New Polymers Released For the Food and Beverage Industry

The Victrex FG product line of PEEK polymers was recently revealed to replace metals in the food and beverage equipment industries. The polymers provide prolong component lifetimes and downtime cost reductions when compared to metals. They also address issues such as taste experiences, shelf life, clean labels, product differentiation and consumer safety. The Victrex solutions passed the relevant...

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Victrex: New Advanced PAEK Product Designed for Additive Manufacturing

Major improvements demonstrated for filament fusion (FF) and laser sintering (LS), with VICTREX™ PAEK polymer solutions supplied as filaments and fine powder respectively THORNTON CLEVELEYS, UK - (July 24, 2018) - PEEK* polymer pioneer Victrex is preparing newly developed materials for additive manufacturing (AM). The first of these is a high strength material for laser sintering (LS) which...

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New Rotatable Connectors from Rampart are Based on VICTREX PEEK Polymers
Electrical Equipment & Systems

New Rotatable Connectors from Rampart are Based on VICTREX PEEK Polymers

New high pressure-high temperature rotatable electrical connector allow for reliable transmission of power and data without flooding expensive sensor and electronics packaging in the oil and gas industry. The assembly is less prone to breakage and is compatible with industry-standard envelope. Withstanding extreme shock/vibration conditions, the design is structurally strong. Operating...

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Rampart Products Develops Next Generation HPHT Electrical Connector Using VICTREX™ PAEK Polymer to Reduce Downtime and System Costs
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Rampart Products Develops Next Generation HPHT Electrical Connector Using VICTREX™ PAEK Polymer to Reduce Downtime and System Costs

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA USA - (December 12, 2016) – Oil and gas electrical connector specialist Rampart Products has specified VICTREX HT™ polymer for a new HPHT (high pressure-high temperature) KTK (Kintec*) electrical connector for the efficient and safe transmission of power and data during the drilling process. Used in oilfield equipment, the reliability of the multi-pin connector is...

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Innovative Airplane Mobile Drink Dispenser Uses Victrex(TM) Peek Polymer for Demanding Inner Water Tank
Materials

Innovative Airplane Mobile Drink Dispenser Uses Victrex(TM) Peek Polymer for Demanding Inner Water Tank

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA USA - (October 10, 2016) - Would you like an orange juice, a chilled cola or a hot cup of coffee? For most passengers, drinks at altitudes of 33,000 feet (10,000 meters) are part of the ‘flying experience’. However, the customary service is a cost and an environmental factor for airlines and caterers. “SkyTender”, a mobile drinks dispenser produced by SkyTender...

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Comac Selects Victrex Bracket Solution to Improve Efficiency on its ARJ21 Regional Jet
Mounting & Attaching Products

Comac Selects Victrex Bracket Solution to Improve Efficiency on its ARJ21 Regional Jet

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PAÂ-  USA – For the development of efficient and durable aircraft floor brackets in its new regional jet ARJ21, COMAC (Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd.) uses a combined material/service solution from Victrex. The companyÂÂ-s additional services, beyond supplying high-performing VICTREX™ PAEK polymers*, included simulation analysis, tools for design...

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Comac Selects Reliable, Lightweight Victrex Pipes(TM) for Aircraft High-Voltage Cable Conduit Lines
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Comac Selects Reliable, Lightweight Victrex Pipes(TM) for Aircraft High-Voltage Cable Conduit Lines

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PAÂ-  USA - To improve the overall fuel efficiency and reliability of their new commercial aircraft platform, the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC), selected VICTREX Pipes™ rather than metal tubing for use in high-voltage cable conduits. The new thermoplastic solution can deliver weight savings of up to 45% and is being supplied through the...

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Composites target aerospace industry.
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Composites target aerospace industry.

Comprising PAEK and carbon fiber based unidirectional tape and laminate panels, VICTREX® AE250 Composites enable production of continuously reinforced components that can perform under load, including brackets, clips, clamps, and housings used throughout aircraft in primary and secondary structures. PAEK composites are 100% recyclable and offer greater chemical resistance, fatigue...

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Victrex and Bond Pioneer 3D Printing for PAEK Parts with Maximized Performance

Advancing additive manufacturing processing technology for existing grades of high performance VICTREX™ PAEK and PEEK-OPTIMA™ polymer THORNTON CLEVELEYS, UK - (March 13, 2019) - To help customers with an accelerated route to market for 3D printed PAEK parts, UK-based Victrex has commenced a multi-million Euro investment in Bond High Performance 3D Technology. The Dutch company has developed...

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Victrex and Coriolis Composites to Unlock Efficiency Potential for Thermoplastic Composites Parts

Unidirectional tape (UDT) prepreg technology achieves unprecedented lay-up speed for thermoplastic UDT Thornton-Cleveleys, UK - (March 5, 2019) - Victrex and Coriolis Composites have teamed up to push the boundaries of thermoplastic unidirectional tape (TP UDT) prepreg lay-up and consolidation and improve the manufacturing efficiency of composite parts. At the JEC World Technical Conferences...

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Victrex Invests in State-of-the-Art Technology with Surface Generation

Injection and compression molding technology expected to benefit Victrex’s selected ‘parts’ programs Thornton-Cleveleys, UK - (February 6, 2019) - An innovative and differentiated tooling design and processing technology called PtFS (Production to Functional Specification), from UK-based Surface Generation, has been chosen by Victrex as it seeks to bring enhanced manufacturing...

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Innovation Never Stops: Victrex Celebrates 40 Years of Peek Success, with Much More to Come

THORNTON CLEVELEYS, UK - (December 4, 2018) - November 1978 marked the invention of PEEK, a new high-performance polymer (HPP). The following 40 years blazed a trail of pioneering innovation, across a range of industries and often in demanding applications that initially seemed an unlikely candidate for the thermoplastic. The dynamic driver of the success of this versatile, breakthrough polymer...

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New VICTREX CT 200 Polymer Features a Low Coefficient of Thermal Expansion
Materials

New VICTREX CT 200 Polymer Features a Low Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

The VICTREX CT 200 Polymer is designed for dynamic sealing applications in storage and transportation of gases at low temperature (-150°C to -200°C). The product features high thermal conductivity that enables in fast response to change in temperatures and has the ability to withstand aggressive chemicals. The polymer is suitable for cryogenic applications that involve LNG and nitrogen. It...

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ITHEC: Thermoplastic Composites Conference to Highlight PAEK Composite Research Results and Innovation

How PAEK thermoplastic composites and related hybrid overmolding processes can open a broader range of manufacturing options for aerospace parts will be one of the central topics at the “ITHEC 2018 - 4th International Conference & Exhibition on Thermoplastic Composites”, October 30th-31st in Bremen, Germany. Several companies, including Victrex, will present their results on the potential of...

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New Polymers Released For the Food and Beverage Industry
Materials

New Polymers Released For the Food and Beverage Industry

The Victrex FG product line of PEEK polymers was recently revealed to replace metals in the food and beverage equipment industries. The polymers provide prolong component lifetimes and downtime cost reductions when compared to metals. They also address issues such as taste experiences, shelf life, clean labels, product differentiation and consumer safety. The Victrex solutions passed the relevant...

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Victrex at Fakuma Show: Pioneering Polymer Solutions and Successes

Driving innovations and progress based on high-performing PAEK and PEEK thermoplastic polymers THORNTON CLEVELEYS, UK – (October 2, 2018) – At the Fakuma show in Germany (October 16-20), Victrex, a world leading PAEK expert, is providing further proof points that the company is more than “just” a high- performance polymer (HPP) producer. A new broad food grade portfolio, a novel solution...

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Victrex and the University of Exeter Invest In Making the Prospect of PAEK Additive Manufacturing a Reality

THORNTON CLEVELEYS, U.K. (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 Taking on the challenge to develop a broader platform for new and existing additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, the University of Exeter (UK) and Victrex, a world leader in high-performance Polyaryletherketone (PAEK) polymer solutions, have commenced work in a strategic partnership. The goal is to introduce next-generation PAEK polymers...

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