Victrex USA, Inc.

Liners Made with Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer Extend Tubular Life in Aggressive Downhole Environments
Chemicals & Gases

Liners Made with Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer Extend Tubular Life in Aggressive Downhole Environments

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - (April 8, 2009) When Western Falcon of Houston, Texas, USA, a major manufacturer of tubular linings for downhole applications, wanted to design a new high-performance seamless thermoplastic liner, it chose VICTREX® PEEK(TM) polymer because of its unique combination of tensile strength, chemical resistance, ductility, temperature capabilities and resilience. The new...

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Victrex Aptiv(TM) Film Enables Thinner Prepregs than Traditional Carbon Fiber Composite Materials
Chemicals & Gases

Victrex Aptiv(TM) Film Enables Thinner Prepregs than Traditional Carbon Fiber Composite Materials

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - (March 9, 2009) - By using Victrex APTIV(TM) film as the matrix polymer, Mitsuya, a Japanese developer of carbon fiber composite materials, has developed an innovative prepreg sheet that is thinner - 40-µm or less - enabling lighter weight and higher performance than traditional carbon fiber composite materials. Carbon fibers are manufactured into tows consisting of...

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Driving System Made with VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer Delivers Higher Performce in New Generation of Water Powered Dosing Pumps
Chemicals & Gases

Driving System Made with VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer Delivers Higher Performce in New Generation of Water Powered Dosing Pumps

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - (February 26, 2009) - When Dosatron International, a global leader in water powered dosing pumps, wanted to simplify the design of its newest generation of pumps (Dosatron® D3 series), it chose VICTREX® PEEK(TM) polymer for the driving system. The polymer's exceptional mechanical properties enabled Dosatron to engineer a highly innovative series of high precision...

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Chemicals & Gases

Victrex Announces 30 Years of VICTREX PEEK Polymer Innovation

Thornton Cleveleys, UK - November marks the 30th anniversary of VICTREX PEEK polymer. Since the product's inception, Victrex and its customers have helped revolutionize the plastics market with this high-temperature, high-performance polyketone. In the last 30 years Victrex has emerged as the only business in the world that focuses exclusively on the development of polyketones, and this...

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Victrex plc Strengthening Customer Support for Development of Gear Wheels Made from VICTREX PEEK Polymers
Chemicals & Gases

Victrex plc Strengthening Customer Support for Development of Gear Wheels Made from VICTREX PEEK Polymers

Since replacing existing metal gears with polymers has benefits such as weight/noise reduction and lower manufacturing costs by using injection molding, various industries have been investing more in R&D. Beginning with VICTREX® PEEK(TM), other polymer materials have been used as an alternative material to metal gears. However, industrial and especially automotive gear applications are required...

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VICTREX PEEK Polymer Adopted by Aichi Tokei Denki for a Small Electromagnetic Flow-Sensor
Chemicals & Gases

VICTREX PEEK Polymer Adopted by Aichi Tokei Denki for a Small Electromagnetic Flow-Sensor

Victrex Japan (President: Richard Okupniak, company headquarters: Minato-ku Tokyo) providing high performance materials including VICTREX® PEEK(TM) polymers, VICOTE® Coatings, and APTIV(TM) Films, has announced that their VICTREX PEEK polymer has been adopted as the main body of the small electromagnetic flow-sensor VNS series developed by Aichi Tokei Denki Co., Ltd. (President: Noboru Suzuki,...

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Mitsuya's PrePreg Sheets Made with Victrex APTIV(TM) Film, Thinner than Traditional Carbon Fiber Composite Materials
Materials

Mitsuya's PrePreg Sheets Made with Victrex APTIV(TM) Film, Thinner than Traditional Carbon Fiber Composite Materials

Tokyo - Victrex Japan, Inc, a subsidiary of Victrex plc, an innovative leading manufacturer of high performance materials, including VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer, VICOTE-® Coatings and APTIV(TM) films, announced that Mitsuya, a company developing carbon fiber composite materials, has developed a prepreg sheet with thinner layers than a traditional one by using Victrex's APTIV Films. Carbon fibers...

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Cost-Effective Universal Flame Spray System
Material Processing

Cost-Effective Universal Flame Spray System

Cost-effective universal flame spray system successfully applies high performance VICOTE-® Coatings to metal substrates Victrex plc., a leading manufacturer of high performance materials, today announced the development of a new, cost-effective flame spray process for applying its VICOTE-® Coatings to various metal and ceramic substrates. Historically, thermal (flame) spray technology has been...

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Chemicals & Gases

Victrex® T-Series(TM) Polymers Deliver Enhanced Performance at High Temperatures

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - (December 5, 2008) - With one of the best overall property profiles of any high performance material, VICTREX® T-Series(TM) polymers offer a solution for applications requiring superior high temperature resistance, unparalleled compressive strength, excellent tensile and flexural strength and low fatigue properties. A new technical brochure from Victrex highlights...

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Victrex APTIV(TM) Film Meets Stringent FAA Flame Requirements for Aircraft Insulation Systems
Chemicals & Gases

Victrex APTIV(TM) Film Meets Stringent FAA Flame Requirements for Aircraft Insulation Systems

West Conshohocken, PA USA - (September 9, 2008) - To meet the new FAA fuselage burn-through barrier requirement for all new aircraft manufactured after September 1, 2009, commercial aircraft producers and insulation manufacturers are actively developing new lightweight thermal acoustic blanket (TAB) insulation systems constructed with APTIV(TM) PEEK-based covering film. The APTIV covering film...

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