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Seals Made from VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer Eliminate Manifold Leaks on Vintage Motorcycles
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Seals Made from VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer Eliminate Manifold Leaks on Vintage Motorcycles

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - Bruce Argetsinger, CEO and owner of Mold Threads, Inc., (MTI), a Branford, CT, USA custom molder, races vintage motorcycles in his spare time. While competing on the flat track racing circuit, he saw riders replacing leaking intake manifold seals made of brass with seals made from VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer. As an injection molder, Argetsinger knew that the polymer...

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Achieves Unique One-Part Design for New Cooling Jacket Using VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Achieves Unique One-Part Design for New Cooling Jacket Using VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - (August 17, 2010) -The Oak Ridge National Laboratory's (ORNL) new accelerator-based Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) is a facility that provides the most intense pulsed neutron beams in the world for scientific research and industrial development. When ORNL sought to improve the cooling jacket for the aluminum nitride plasma chamber that produces ions for the SNS, it...

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Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer Specifications Conform to Bosch Standards

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - An increasing number of material grade specifications of Victrex Polymer Solutions fulfil Bosch standards; BN18-O1 and BN18-X1 which set out the properties and requirements for unfilled and reinforced PEEK (polyetheretherketone). VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer - already successfully used in the automotive industry for many years - also fulfils the N2580-1 requirements....

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Victrex Polymer Solutions Showcases High Performance Materials Innovations at K-Show 2010

HOFHEIM, GERMANY - Victrex Polymer Solutions, the world's leading manufacturer of high performance polyaryletherketones, will showcase its material innovations at K-Show 2010 (Hall 05/Booth D11) in Dusseldorf, Germany. Victrex will highlight a number of new products and technology solutions in areas such as composites, laser sintering, wear reduction, films and coatings. Victrex will introduce...

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Metallux Selects Victrex Aptiv(TM) Film or Its New Flexible Foil Sensor
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Metallux Selects Victrex Aptiv(TM) Film or Its New Flexible Foil Sensor

The superior performance of APTIV film under demanding conditions enhance the capabilities of the sensor for precise travel sensing and positioning applications WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - Victrex APTIV(TM) film has been selected by Metallux AG, one of the world's leading manufacturers of electronic devices in thick film technologies, for its new flexible foil sensor. APTIV film is featured in...

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VICTREX APTIV(TM) Film Selected for High Performance Mobile Phone Speaker Diaphragm
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VICTREX APTIV(TM) Film Selected for High Performance Mobile Phone Speaker Diaphragm

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - (May 18, 2010) - Victrex Polymer Solutions, a division of Victrex plc., announced that Victrex APTIV(TM) film has been selected by Zhejiang New Jialian, a leading manufacturer of miniature acoustic components, for their new mobile phone speaker diaphragm. The use of APTIV film improves the acoustic performance, durability and life span of Zhejiang New Jianlian's...

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New Lightweight Honeycomb Structure Made with Victrex APTIV(TM) Film Fills Performance Gaps, While Enhancing Design Freedom and Reducing Production Costs
Chemicals & Gases

New Lightweight Honeycomb Structure Made with Victrex APTIV(TM) Film Fills Performance Gaps, While Enhancing Design Freedom and Reducing Production Costs

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - PlastiCell of France announced that it has developed an innovative process for the production of lightweight thermoplastic honeycomb structures using Victrex APTIV(TM) film. The unique design of PlastiCell's honeycomb provides an ideal solution for aerospace and other industries seeking to reduce weight while maintaining high levels of strength and stiffness. APTIV...

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High Temperature Resistant VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer Replaces Stainless Steel Valves and Housings in Beverage Bottling Machines
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High Temperature Resistant VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer Replaces Stainless Steel Valves and Housings in Beverage Bottling Machines

The change in material increased equipment lifespan, reduced downtime, and increased overall productivity WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - 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...

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Motonic Selects Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer for Valve Seats in Compressed Natural Gas Regulators
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Motonic Selects Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer for Valve Seats in Compressed Natural Gas Regulators

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - (February 9, 2010) - When Motonic Corporation, a leader in engineering technology and manufacturer of advanced parts for automobile engines, wanted to improve on traditional technology, it chose VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer to replace metal for the valve seats used in the pressure regulators in compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles. Located inside a CNG tank, the...

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