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Parker Hannifin Replaces Steel with VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer in Its New Hydraulic Coupling System
Chemicals & Gases

Parker Hannifin Replaces Steel with VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer in Its New Hydraulic Coupling System

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - (January 14, 2010) - When Parker Hannifin, Mainz-Kastel, Germany was looking to replace the steel components of its RSD quick couplings with one single injection molded component that reduced the number of components to be assembled and control the overall production costs, they selected VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer. The RSD series couplings are used to rapidly and...

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VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer Delivers High Heat Resistance to Improve Performance of New Dental Bite Stick
Chemicals & Gases

VICTREX® PEEK(TM) Polymer Delivers High Heat Resistance to Improve Performance of New Dental Bite Stick

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - (January 7, 2010) - When Dentronix, a Coltene/Whaledent subsidiary, was designing its new High Heat bite stick, it needed a material that could withstand the high temperature requirements of dry-heat sterilizers. It chose VICTREX-® PEEK(TM), a high performance polymer used in many high-end medical applications, because of the material's superior combination of...

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Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer Selected for Robot Speed Reducers
Chemicals & Gases

Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer Selected for Robot Speed Reducers

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - When SBB Co., Ltd., a Korea-based ball bearing manufacturer, wanted to reduce production costs and weight in their robot speed reducer, they selected VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer. A typical reducer includes an internal gear, external gear and the output unit. The external gear is required to be especially strong and elastic to prevent damage from long hours of...

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Thank-Metal Specifies APTIV Film for a New Line High Performance Pressure Sensitive Tapes
Adhesives & Sealants

Thank-Metal Specifies APTIV Film for a New Line High Performance Pressure Sensitive Tapes

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - Thank-Metal Co., Ltd., a Japanese manufacturer of precision machines and metal processing components for various types of batteries, has specified APTIV(TM) film in their new line of Tough Tape(TM) high performance pressure sensitive tape that is targeted for protective tabs used in cylinder lithium batteries. The Tough Tape high performance pressure sensitive tape...

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Thank-Metal Launches High Performance Pressure Sensitive Tapes Made with APTIV(TM) Films
Adhesives & Sealants

Thank-Metal Launches High Performance Pressure Sensitive Tapes Made with APTIV(TM) Films

Thank-Metal's Tough Tape(TM) , made with APTIV-® Films Tokyo - Victrex Japan Inc., an innovative leading manufacturer of high performance materials, including VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) polymer, VICOTE-® Coatings and APTIV(TM) Films, has announced that Thank-Metal Co., Ltd., a manufacturer of precision machines and metal processing components for various types of batteries, has developed a high...

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Thermoplastic Compound suits automotive/industrial equipment.
Chemicals & Gases

Thermoplastic Compound suits automotive/industrial equipment.

Offering optimized wear rates and coefficient of friction, VICTREX-® WG101(TM) tribological compound meets requirements of mechanical load and tribological performance in challenging thermal/chemical environments. It features optimal melt flow, which allows thin walled intricate component design. With wide range of applications from full plastic wear bushings to composite bushings to vane tips...

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VICOTE Coatings Deliver Cost Savings and Reduced Maintenance Downtime on Compression Rollers
Material Handling & Storage

VICOTE Coatings Deliver Cost Savings and Reduced Maintenance Downtime on Compression Rollers

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - (September 17, 2009) - 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...

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Ensinger Chooses Victrex® T-Series(TM) Polymer for Compression Vanes in Pneumatic Tools
Chemicals & Gases

Ensinger Chooses Victrex® T-Series(TM) Polymer for Compression Vanes in Pneumatic Tools

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - (May 29, 2009) - When a major pneumatic tool manufacturer in Brazil wanted to develop a new line of high rotation tools, it turned to Ensinger, a global supplier of semi-finished products, finished parts and precision profiles, for help in manufacturing the compression vanes. Requirements included resistance to flexural loads, and high wear and temperature resistance...

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Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer Chosen for Patented Membrane Technology Used in Most Demanding Separation Applications
Chemicals & Gases

Victrex® Peek(TM) Polymer Chosen for Patented Membrane Technology Used in Most Demanding Separation Applications

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - (April 22, 2009) - When PoroGen Corporation, a leader in the development of high temperature porous polymeric materials, was developing its proprietary PEEK-SEP membrane technology for the separation of liquids and gases, it chose VICTREX-® PEEK(TM) high performance polymer because of its outstanding combination of high temperature and chemical resistance. The...

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