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

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, PA-  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 company-'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, PA-  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 partnership of...

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Composites target aerospace industry.
Materials

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 performance,...

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Cabin Doors on the Airbus A350 are Lifting off with a Primary Structural Component Made from Victrex® Peek Polymer
Chemicals & Gases

Cabin Doors on the Airbus A350 are Lifting off with a Primary Structural Component Made from Victrex® Peek Polymer

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA USA- – Airbus Helicopters is replacing aluminum in a fitting in the aircraft door of the Airbus A350-900 with a high-modulus, carbon fiber-reinforced high performance polymer. The brackets, now manufactured from VICTREX-® PEEK 90HMF40, has been developed by Airbus Helicopters and is in serial production for commercial use after receiving the relevant component...

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Victrex Presents Expanded Automotive Product Portfolio at Fakuma 2015 Show
Adhesives & Sealants

Victrex Presents Expanded Automotive Product Portfolio at Fakuma 2015 Show

Thornton Cleveleys, UK –- At the Victrex stand at the upcoming Fakuma trade show (Hall A4, Stand 4106), the focus will be on striving to help customers reach the top of their game by differentiation and exploiting new market opportunities faster. Fundamental to this is Victrex’s continuous development as a provider of polyaryletherketone (PAEK)-based complete solutions that address market...

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Mounting & Attaching Products

Aerospace Bracket enhances aircraft fuel economy.

As alternative to metal brackets, brackets made of electrostatically dissipative VICTREX PEEK-ESD™ polymer are suitable for use in hydraulic and fuel brackets for wings, center box, and fuel tanks of aircraft. Such brackets are specified in- Bombardier's C-Series, Global, and Learjet aircraft. Able to withstand harsh environments, including aggressive aerospace fluids, VICTREX PEEK meets...

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Fusible-Core Technology Enables Design of Complex, Victrex® Peek Fuel Housings to Improve Aircraft Fuel and Manufacturing Efficiency
Chemicals & Gases

Fusible-Core Technology Enables Design of Complex, Victrex® Peek Fuel Housings to Improve Aircraft Fuel and Manufacturing Efficiency

The combination of Egmond Plastic's fusible-core technology and a VICTREX-® PEEK polymer solution result in more than a 30% cost saving and up to 50% weight reduction WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA-  USA — In the manufacturing of complex fuel housings for the global aircraft industry, cost savings of more than 30% and weight savings of up to 50% can be achieved as opposed to existing metal designs....

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Putting Steel in the Shade: Victrex® Peek Valve Plates Last Twelve Times Longer
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Putting Steel in the Shade: Victrex® Peek Valve Plates Last Twelve Times Longer

HuanTian Industrial and Victrex are Developing a Parts Material Standard for China's Reciprocating Compressor Industry WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA-  USA - The efficiency and reliability of reciprocating compressors can be substantially improved through the use of valve plates made of VICTREX-® PEEK. This is the conclusion built on usage results at the end-users of the Chinese compressor component...

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