Victrex USA, Inc.

Adhesives & Sealants

ASM Technology Selects Victrex APTIV(TM) Film for Back-End Turret-Based Test and Finish System

West Conshohocken, PA - (July 18, 2007) - Victrex, a leading manufacturer of high performance materials, including VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer announced that APTIV(TM) film, made with VICTREX PEEK polymer, has been selected by ASM Pacific Technology, Hong Kong, China. ASM is the world's leading assembly and packaging equipment supplier, as a key component of its latest back-end Flexitest 2030...

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Chemicals & Gases

Victrex and Whitford Join Forces to Provide a New Line of Industrial and Food-Contact High Performance Coatings Based on Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer

Whitford's Xylan 1100 Series Offers the High Performance and Benefits of VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) Polymer in Four New Coatings West Conshohocken, PA - (August 8, 2007) - Victrex, the leading provider of VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer, and Whitford Worldwide, the leading worldwide producer of performance fluoropolymer coatings, today announced they have entered into an enhanced supply agreement for...

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Thermoplastic Compound withstands high temperatures.
Materials

Thermoplastic Compound withstands high temperatures.

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-

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Adhesives & Sealants

Victrex Partners with Covalence Adhesives to Produce a New Line of High Performance Pressure Sensitive Tapes Made Using Aptiv(TM) Film

West Conshohocken, PA - (June 20, 2007) - Victrex plc announces that it has entered into a partnership with Covalence Adhesives of Franklin, Massachusetts, USA to provide the marketplace with a new line of high performance pressure sensitive tapes. APTIV(TM) film, made with VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer, is one of the highest performing films in the world and is used by Covalence as the tape...

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

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

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...

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Chemicals & Gases

RFID Tags Made with Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer Can Withstand the Extreme Physical and Chemical Conditions of Downhole Environments

West Conshohocken, PA - (May 1, 2007) - When Merrick Systems Inc., a leading provider of integrated software solutions for upstream oil and gas operations, wanted a high performance material for the housing of its RFID tags, it chose VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer because of its superior combination of properties including the ability to withstand the extreme temperatures, physical and chemical...

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New Generation of Hook and Loop Fastening Systems Uses VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer
Adhesives & Sealants

New Generation of Hook and Loop Fastening Systems Uses VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer

West Conshohocken, PA - (March 13, 2007) - When Aplix, the world leader in hook and loop fastening systems, developed a new method of molding a field of hooks within an injection molded part, it added VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer to its resin portfolio because of the polymer's high temperature resistance, enhanced stiffness and sterilizability. Using the high-performance thermoplastic in its...

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VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer Chosen for High Temperature Protective Tubing for Critical Components
Chemicals & Gases

VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer Chosen for High Temperature Protective Tubing for Critical Components

West Conshohocken, PA - (February 26, 2007) - Due to the demand for higher performance tubing and heatshrinks, Zeus Inc., a world leader of polymer extrusions, wanted to offer a high temperature alternative to traditional protective materials such as PTFE. It chose VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer because of its ability to withstand extreme temperatures, high pressures and caustic fluids. Its inherent...

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Construction Equipment and Supplies

Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer Chosen for Critical Component in High Pressure Quick Connectors

West Conshohocken, PA - (January 19, 2007) - When TI Automotive was looking for a material for the retaining component of its high pressure quick connectors (HPQCs), it chose VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer because of its ability to withstand high pressures and high temperatures. The patent pending HPQCs are designed as a replacement for threaded connectors used in various automotive systems such as...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Vicote(TM) Coatings for Aluminum Wear Plate in Treadmill Replace Solid Plastic Component for Optimal Wear

Greenville, SC- (November 14, 2006) - When Advanced Mechanical Technology, Inc. (AMTI) of Watertown, MA, wanted a longer-lasting wear plate for its new dual belt instrumented treadmill, it chose an aluminum wear plate coated with VICOTE(TM) Coatings, based on VICTREX-® PEEK(TM), a high performance thermoplastic, because of its superior friction and wear properties. According to Stephen Lawrence...

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