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Victrex Polymer Solutions: Worldwide Leading Manufacturer of Paek Exhibits New Applications and Products at K 2013
Chemicals & Gases

Victrex Polymer Solutions: Worldwide Leading Manufacturer of Paek Exhibits New Applications and Products at K 2013

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA USA- – Under the banner “From Challenge to Benefit,” Victrex Polymer Solutions is presenting new applications and products based on its high performance polymers at K 2013 (Hall 5, Stand A23) in Düsseldorf, Germany. The thermoplastics help to reduce weight, energy consumption and costs in very demanding application areas which are difficult to realize with other...

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Victrex® Peek 90hmf40 Polymer Passes Airbus Qualification or Lightweight Aerospace Components
Chemicals & Gases

Victrex® Peek 90hmf40 Polymer Passes Airbus Qualification or Lightweight Aerospace Components

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA USA – Victrex, the world's leading manufacturer of PEEK polymer solutions, announced today that it has successfully secured the qualification of its VICTREX-® PEEK 90HMF40 polymer with Airbus, a leading aircraft manufacturer. The cooperation along the entire supply chain from the material supplier to the OEM is a crucial factor, especially as the aerospace industry...

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Chemicals & Gases

Rusplast Becomes New Distributor for Victrex in Russia

Hofheim, Germany- – Rusplast, a Moscow-based supplier of polymers, has been appointed to distribute the high-performance products of Victrex Polymer Solutions - including VICTREX-® PEEK polymer - in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and other countries of the Confederation of Independent States (CIS). Rusplast is one of the few distributors in the region with experience in high-performance...

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Carbon Fiber Composite Brackets Made from Victrex® Peek Reduce Fuel Costs on Next Generation Aircraft
Chemicals & Gases

Carbon Fiber Composite Brackets Made from Victrex® Peek Reduce Fuel Costs on Next Generation Aircraft

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA-  USA- With the aerospace industry focusing on reducing aircraft weight and lean manufacturing, engineers are searching for reliable solutions such as thermoplastic composites that can perform with at least the same assurance as traditional metals and thermosets. In response to these requirements, Tri-Mack Plastics Manufacturing Corporation, a molder of high temperature...

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Engineered Polymers reduce weight while maintaining strength.
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Engineered Polymers reduce weight while maintaining strength.

Inclusion of high-modulus fibers (HMF) into VICTREX-® PEEK™ materials- provides strength and stiffness needed by engineers to displace metals such as steel, aluminum, titanium, brass, and magnesium in aircraft system attachments, industrial machinery, and semiconductor and medical equipment. Tested in range of chemicals, VICTREX PEEK HMF polymers are based on Victrex 90-Series formulation and...

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Aptiv® Film Expanded Mesh Enables High Performance Filtration in Harsh Environments
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Aptiv® Film Expanded Mesh Enables High Performance Filtration in Harsh Environments

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA USA - Driven by the need to provide solutions for increasingly harsh environments in filtration for the aerospace and fuel cell industries, Dexmet Corporation, a manufacturer of precision expanded metals, foils and polymers, added a high performance polymer to its PolyGrid* portfolio. Dexmet chose APTIV-® film made with VICTREX-® PEEK polymer to add to their portfolio...

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Lightweight Transmission and Engine Components Made from Victrex® Peek Increase Performance and Improve Fuel Economy
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Lightweight Transmission and Engine Components Made from Victrex® Peek Increase Performance and Improve Fuel Economy

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA USA -- According to recent studies, the government-mandated CAFE standards for the automotive industry will conserve natural resources and minimize the global carbon footprint. In addition, consumers can expect to save an average of $8,000 over the lifetime of the vehicle once the standards reach full effect. Automobile manufacturers are now scrambling to find innovative...

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Victrex® 90-Series Peek Polymers Can Reduce Weight and Improve Reliability in Critical Transportation and Electronic Components
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Victrex® 90-Series Peek Polymers Can Reduce Weight and Improve Reliability in Critical Transportation and Electronic Components

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA USA - Aerospace, automotive, and electronics engineers have been tasked with finding materia- solutions that can reduce weight, improve functionality, and help consolidate or miniaturize parts in some of the most demanding environments. VICTREX-® 90-Series high flow PEEK polymers were developed specifically for thin-walled, intricate component applications and offer higher...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Enabling 65% Fiber Content, Composite Fabric Co-Developed by Tissa and Victrex, Greatly Improves Efficiency of Manufacture

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA USA -- The need to reduce cycle time in order to lower cost in composites manufacturing is critical. Victrex Polymer Solutions, a world leader in polyaryletherketones and Tissa Glasweberei AG, a recognized pioneer in continuous fiber glass weaving techniques, have co-developed innovative composite fabrics to be marketed under Tissa's brand name TIXPREF*. These fabrics are...

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Radiall SMPM Connector Offers Improved Insulator Based on Victrex® Peek Polymer
Chemicals & Gases

Radiall SMPM Connector Offers Improved Insulator Based on Victrex® Peek Polymer

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA USA - Radiall's SMPM* snap-on connectors are designed to be highly reliable and durable in military and airborne telecommunications applications such as antennas and radar. However, traditional PTFE machined insulators were contributing to poor connectivity issues, reducing the performance of the overall connector. The poor connectivity was due to the snap-on part...

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