Victrex USA, Inc.

Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer Helps Sensor Meet Demanding Hygienic Requirements
Chemicals & Gases

Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer Helps Sensor Meet Demanding Hygienic Requirements

Greenville, SC < (October 23, 2006) < When Endress + Hauser, a global leader in measurement instrumentation, was developing its new Indumax HCLS54 conductivity sensor, it chose VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer for the housing because of the material-¹s ability to meet the extreme demands of the food industry. The sensor is used for inductive conductivity measurement of liquids in the food and...

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Piper Plastics Chooses High-Temperature Victrex® T-series Polymer for End Effector Pads
Chemicals & Gases

Piper Plastics Chooses High-Temperature Victrex® T-series Polymer for End Effector Pads

Greenville, SC - (September 19, 2006) - When Piper Plastics wanted a material with higher strength and higher temperature resistance to injection mold end effector pads for the semiconductor industry, it chose a proprietary blended VICTREX-® T-Series grade polymer based on VICTREX-® PEEK and Celazole polybenzimidazole (PBI). The new melt-processable VICTREX T-Series polymers perform in the most...

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Chemicals & Gases

Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer Chosen to Replace Metal in Airbus Door Handles

Greenville, SC (August 16, 2006) -When Kunststofftechnik Hans Rethwisch GmbH (KTR), a certified aviation supplier to Airbus, wanted to comply with stringent aircraft safety standards and reduce the weight on the Airbus' door handle systems, it chose VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer as a replacement for the metal handles because of the polymer's outstanding mechanical strength and low specific weight....

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Chemicals & Gases

Piper Plastics Manufactures Microprocessor Test Sockets Using a Ceramic-Filled Victrex® Peek® Polymer

Greenville, SC (July 18, 2006) The Semiconductor industry's demand for smaller, tight tolerance IC packages that operate at higher frequencies is making it increasingly difficult for traditional materials previously used for test socket applications. New, high performance test socket components made from a ceramic-filled VICTREX-® PEEK polymer are available from Piper Plastics Inc., a precision...

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Chemicals & Gases

Victrex ® Peek(TM) Polymer Chosen for Microphone Spacer Film in Mobile Phones

Greenville, SC(July 31, 2006)-- When Ole Wolff-Seokang, the developer of Korea's first condenser microphone for mobile phones, began producing microphones using Surface Mounted Device (SMD) methods, it switched to VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer for the microphone's spacer film because of its superior temperature resistance and dielectric constant. According to Andrew Ragan, Product Manager, Victrex...

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Chemicals & Gases

Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer Delivers Light Weight Advantage for New Fan System in Bell Agusta Helicopters

Greenville, SC - (June 26, 2006) - When TEMA S.a.s., an aerospace company based in Italy, was designing a new fan system for the flight decks of Bell Agusta helicopters, it chose VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer for the components because of the material-¹s superior mechanical performance and light weight properties. TEMA wanted to avoid using any metals for the system-¹s main body and fan wheel....

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Paints & Coatings

Coatings meet automotive, industrial, and cookware needs.

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...

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Chemicals & Gases

PEEK/PBI Polymers withstand elevated temperatures.

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.

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Chemicals & Gases

PEEK Polymer Grades meet food processing requirements.

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...

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Chemicals & Gases

LG Electronics Chooses Victrex® Peek Polymer for Key Element in Linear Compressor

Greenville, SC (April 10, 2006) When LG Electronics (Seoul, Korea), one of the world-¹s leading appliance manufacturers, wanted to reduce the energy consumption of its refrigerators, it switched from steel to VICTREX-® PEEK polymer for the discharge valve in the linear compressors. Unlike regular compressors that utilize rotary motions to convert electric energy to mechanical energy, the linear...

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