Quadrant to Demonstrate Benefits of Its High Performance Plastics Through a Broad Variety of Oil & Gas Applications at Offshore Europe 2009


Offshore Europe 2009 - 8th-11th September, 2009 - Aberdeen, UK / Stand 1375

Key focus on Fluorosint® HPV featuring exceptional wear and bearing performance, especially developed for highly demanding Oil & Gas applications

Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products (Quadrant EPP), the world's leading manufacturer of engineering plastics in stock shapes (semi-finished products as rods, sheets, tubs) for machining, and leader of nylon custom castings and finished parts, will showcase several of its high performance plastic materials at this year's Offshore Europe. At the centre of the exhibit is Fluorosint HPV, which was especially developed to meet the requirements of the demanding offshore sector. Featuring both exceptional wear resistance and bearing performance, Fluorosint HPV is the material of choice for high pressure and velocity applications, especially valve bushings and seals. Other applications on the Quadrant stand will include Torlon® PAI which uniquely combines high temperature tolerance up to 250°C, excellent wear and frictional performance, exceptional strength, chemical resistance, stiffness, and dimensional stability.

Quadrant's broad portfolio of high performance plastics are in use around the world in a variety of oil & gas field applications such as: pipe in pipe spacers; bend restrictors for flexible pipes and cables; cable sheaves; track-plates or valve seats and labyrinth seals for compressors. Visitors to Offshore Europe 2009 will be able to see a selection of these applications at Quadrant's stand 1375.

Quadrant's team of oil & gas experts will be on hand during the show to provide designers, manufacturers and machinistsadvice and guidance on the optimal material selection that best meets their performance specifications.

About Quadrant EPP

Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products (Quadrant EPP) is the world's leading manufacturer of semi-finished products. Quadrant EPP's materials range from UHMW polyethylene, nylon and acetal to ultra-high performance polymers that resist temperatures to over 425°C. The company's rods, sheets, tubes and custom shapes are used to machine parts for the food processing and packaging sectors, semiconductor manufacturing, aerospace, electronics, chemical processing, life sciences, energy and diverse industrial equipment. Quadrant EPP also manufactures finished products for these industries. Products and services are available through a worldwide network of branch offices, technical support centres and authorized dealers. Learn more about Quadrant EPP at href=http://www.quadrantplastics.com target=new>www.quadrantplastics.com

About the Quadrant group

Quadrant is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastic materials in the form of semi-finished products and finished parts. With locations in 19 countries and more than 2,400 employees, Quadrant reported sales of CHF 733 million for 2008. Its specialty engineering thermoplastics and composites are superior in performance to metals and other materials and are used in a growing number of applications, primarily in the capital goods industry. Together with leaders in a wide range of customer markets, Quadrant is continuously developing new areas of application. By virtue of its clear strategic focus and orientation, Quadrant is well prepared to expand its market leadership position in the future.

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Country: The Netherlands

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URL: www.emg.nl

Contact Name: Nathalie Chaimbault

Title: Account Manager

E-mail: nchaimbault@emg.nl

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