Mission: Improving Performance

Helping you go the extra mile

Driving high-performance automotive solutions together

Whether combustion, hybridised or full electric vehicles – we are determined to provide high-performance PEEK solutions that help industry leaders create more efficient, more reliable and more enjoyable automobiles.

Supporting the transition to future mobility with innovative PEEK solutions in polymers, forms and parts

Shifting to e-mobility while managing existing platforms

Improving electric drive range and charging speed and while decreasing total system costs

Integrating reliable hardware for connected and autonomous vehicles

Faster, hotter, and more reliable electrical solutions are required to meet consumer expectations

Manufacturing safer, cleaner cars improving mobility experience

Driving experience, efficiency, and city regulations are challenging designers to think beyond traditional solutions

PEEK innovation enabling future mobility

In the most demanding application spaces in chassis, powertrain, transmission and engine - we collaborate with our customers to deliver sustainable value and support the transition to future mobility with innovative PEEK solutions.
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Environmental legislations are driving the need for light weight, yet mechanically strong and chemically resistant solutions with enhanced performance over lifetime to support vehicle safety and driving comfort. VICTREX PEEK based solutions have a proven track record in supporting industry leaders in the most demanding applications


emobility

The automotive powertrain is quickly becoming electrified. In the new automotive world where efficient powertrains, increased range, faster charging, and superior customer experiences in a cost-effective way are required automotive designers are looking to VICTREX™ PEEK to demonstrate superior benefits to traditional solutions.


transmission

When the going gets rough, the tough get going. In the most demanding environments where temperatures, friction, parasitic losses and loads are high, fluids are aggressive and NVH becomes an issue – that’s where VICTREX™ PEEK polymer solutions and VICTREX HPG™ gears can provide considerable benefits.

Explore our PEEK-type solutions

Victrex solutions deliver exceptional performance in extreme environments, helping customers solve critical challenges that go beyond current material limitations, typically replacing metal.
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Polymers

Victrex focuses on PEEK & PAEK polymers, considered the world's highest performing thermoplastics

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PEEK Forms

Manufacturing product forms: Pipes, Films, Fibres and Composite tapes

Performance outcomes

VICTREX PEEK Mass Balance Gears

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50
%

reduced NVH vs. cast iron gears

2
%
improved fuel efficiency
  • VICTREX PEEK gear in mass balance system developed by AAM
  • Lightweight, efficient and durable solution
  • 68% less weight, 78% reduction in inertia / 9% less torque required for operation

APTIVTM film slot liners

APTIV film slot liners
6
$
cost reduction per motor unit
5
%
increased torque output

Replacing a 250 micron Meta-Aramid PET laminate slot liner with 150 micron APTIV™ film allows an increase of 2% copper content enabling greater power density for:

  • Motor cost saving via axial length reduction at same performance output, or
  • Increased torque output in same form factor e-motor

Changing market dynamics

Polymer and composite gears will play a major role in tackling some of the clear challenges of an increasingly mobile society.

Transforming industries

Find out how VICTREX PEEK delivers innovation in focus industries.

20,000+

Aircraft rely on Victrex solutions.
Aerospace solutions

4+ billion

Mobile devices use APTIV™ acoustic film.
Electronic solutions

75+ million

VICTREX™ PEEK seals in use today.
Energy solutions
100+ million
Machines operate using Victrex solutions.
Industrial solutions

13+ million

Implanted devices worldwide use Invibio PEEK-OPTIMA™ polymers.
Medical solutions
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5 factors that help avoid troubleshooting when moulding PEEK and help reach the full potential of the polymer.
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Victrex Automotive Future Mobility
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Gears IATF certified
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Victrex awarded IATF 16949 automotive quality standard for manufacture of gears
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