Press Release Summary:
Available in strands ranging from .003-.040 in., PEEK Drawn Fiber comes in natural, black, red, green, yellow, blue, orange, and violet to meet specific industry requirements for braiding identification. Woven braiding creates sleeve that can be placed over existing wire assemblies to guard against chaffing. Able to perform in temperatures up to 480Â°F, fiber produces low smoke and gas emissions, making it suited for aerospace, automotive, and textile industries.
Original Press Release:
New Zeus Product: PEEK(TM) Drawn Fiber
Zeus announces commercialization of PEEK Drawn Fiber, ideal for challenging applications in the aerospace, automotive, and textile industries.
Orangeburg, SC January 9, 2009- Zeus, Inc. announces it is now commercializing the capability of producing PEEK Drawn Fiber. Zeus is currently capable of extruding strands in sizes ranging from .003-.040 inches. To meet the specific industry requirements for braiding identification, Zeus offers the product in natural, black, red, green, yellow, blue, orange, and violet.
Zeus PEEK Drawn Fiber has excellent abrasion and corrosion resistance, tensile strength, and tenacity. It is used to create a braided sleeve or over-braid that is both expandable and flexible. The woven braiding can then be placed over existing wire assemblies to guard against chaffing.
Among its many benefits, PEEK Drawn Fiber performs excellent in extreme temperatures up to 480°F/248°C, produces low smoke and gas emissions, and has high elongation properties, resulting in great impact recovery. The lightweight material also has superior friction and wear properties when used in abrasive environments.
Zeus PEEK Drawn Fiber is used in the aerospace, automotive, and textile industries. The material is also used as a component in filters (semiconductor filters included) and conveyer belts.
VICTREX® is a registered trademark of Victrex Manufacturing Limited. PEEK(TM) is a trademark of Victrex plc.
For more information about PEEK Drawn Fiber, visit http://zeusinc.com/peek.asp.
About Zeus, Inc.:
Zeus, Inc. is headquartered in Orangeburg, SC USA. Zeus is a world leader in the design and production of high-performance polymer tubing used in demanding applications; operating multiple facilities in North America and internationally. Zeus products and services are preferred by companies in medical, automotive, electrical, fluid handling, and mechanical markets. For more information, visit www.zeusinc.com.