Victrex® T-Series(TM) Polymers Deliver Enhanced Performance at High Temperatures


WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - (December 5, 2008) - With one of the best overall property profiles of any high performance material, VICTREX® T-Series(TM) polymers offer a solution for applications requiring superior high temperature resistance, unparalleled compressive strength, excellent tensile and flexural strength and low fatigue properties. A new technical brochure from Victrex highlights the key features of these proprietary blended products based on VICTREX® PEEK(TM) polymer and Celazole® polybenzimidazole (PBI). To illustrate the products' superior mechanical performance vs. other polymers, the brochure includes a variety of charts and graphs comparing wear and strength properties up to 300°C (572°F).

VICTREX T-Series polymers are among the highest performing melt processable thermoplastics for use in applications requiring physical property retention and wear resistance at elevated temperatures. The brochure highlights the products' excellent tribology and resistance to a range of extreme environments that typically degrade most plastics. Also included is a description of each grade, typical industry applications, properties chart, recommendations for injection molding, and guidelines for machining.

For more information on the properties and performance advantages of VICTREX T-Series polymers, please call (800) VICTREX or visit the Victrex website at www.victrex.com.

Victrex plc is an innovative leading manufacturer of high performance materials, including VICTREX® PEEK(TM) polymer, VICOTE® Coatings and APTIV(TM) Film. These materials are used in a variety of markets and offer and exceptional combination of properties to help processors and end users reach new levels of cost savings, quality and performance.

For more information visit: www.victrex.com or victrex.mobi.

Contact:

Kris Jommersbach
Gemini Communications
PH: + (1) 610-935-1633
krisj@geminiinc.com

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