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Rubber and Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer-Based Composite Developed for Sealing Applications

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA USA - Daetwyler and Victrex Polymer Solutions, the world leader in polyaryletherketones, have worked collaboratively to form a composite material that combines VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer and rubber. Their joint collaboration focused on combining NBR (acrylonitrile butadiene rubber) and FPM (fluoroelastomer) with VICTREX PEEK polymer-based APTIV-® film, for the goal of...

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Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer Specified in New High-Accuracy, Low-Cost Ultrasonic Flow Meter
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Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer Specified in New High-Accuracy, Low-Cost Ultrasonic Flow Meter

(WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA) - VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer has been selected by Titan Enterprises Ltd, for use in its unique, high-accuracy and low-cost ultrasonic ATRATO flow meter, which is predicted to be a breakthrough product in small bore flow metering. Titan Enterprises, a UK-based manufacturer of flow meter devices and solutions, developed this innovative new product in conjunction with...

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Vicote® Coatings Deliver Cost Savings ........
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Vicote® Coatings Deliver Cost Savings ........

(WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA) - Downtime for maintenance in the food processing industry is devastating to productivity and costly, particularly when today's manufacturing plants tend to operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. United Biscuits of West Yorkshire, England has recently specified VICOTE-® Coatings to significantly reduce the downtime required for the re-coating of a compression roller and a...

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High Temperature Resistant Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer
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High Temperature Resistant Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer

The change in material increased equipment lifespan, reduced downtime, and increased overall productivity (West Conshohocken, PA) - Solidur, one of Brazil's largest high-performance plastics processing companies, has selected VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer, manufactured by Victrex Polymer Solutions, a division of Victrex plc and leading provider of high performance polyaryletherketones, to replace...

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Aptiv® Film Replaces Metal and Improves Performance
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Aptiv® Film Replaces Metal and Improves Performance

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - Victrex Polymer Solutions, the world's leading manufacturer of high performance polyaryletherketones, and ROJ Electrotex, Biella, Italy worked together to develop an innovative thermoformed braking cone designed with APTIV-®; film made from VICTREX-®; PEEK(TM) polymer. The high performance thermoplastic film was selected to replace metal which suffered from...

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VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer Reduces Weight and Increases Aerospace Component Lifespan in Extreme Chemical Environments Including Jet Fuels and Hydraulic Fluids

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - (June 7, 2011) - Mandatory requirements for aerospace polymers are weight reduction to lower fuel costs, excellent mechanical strength and dimensional stability, and the ability to meet industry standards and specifications regarding flame, smoke, and toxicity emissions. High-performance VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer is increasingly being specified as it meets these and...

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Bearings Made of Carbon Fiber Reinorced Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer Improve Wear and Friction Performance

Wear Reduced by 68% and Friction by 28% WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - (April 19, 2011) - Victrex Polymer Solutions, a division of Victrex plc and world leader in polyaryletherketones including VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer, announced that CirComp GmbH, a German-based manufacturer of fiber composite components, has developed a new generation of carbon fiber reinforced VICTREX PEEK polymer-based...

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VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer Helps Wuxi Shuangling Create Safe and Reliable Engine Vacuum Pump Vanes
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VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer Helps Wuxi Shuangling Create Safe and Reliable Engine Vacuum Pump Vanes

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - Wuxi Shuangling, a leading Chinese automotive parts maker, has selected VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer for the manufacture of its vacuum pump vanes. These vanes are used in rotary vane pumps in diesel and turbocharged direct-injection gasoline engines for some of China's top automotive makers. Vacuum pumps provide braking assistance (through a brake booster) and support...

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