Delivering mechanically-demanding application performance, as well as lower weight, reliability, durability and reduced manufacturing costs through PAEK-based composite application development—that’s future performance. Victrex are employing innovative PAEK-based composites to accelerate and expand markets within its focus industries, working with customers to define solutions to address specific unmet needs.
Market led innovation
Development of advanced PAEK composite solutions
Expertise in development of PAEK-based composite solutions
Specialist composite processing experience
The largest PAEK composite UD Tape capacity
Continued investment in downstream composite manufacturing
Dedicated medical device composite manufacturing facility
Trauma plate component manufacturing capability
Novel overmould processing technology developed
Enables design and processing efficiencies for composite components
The performance of PEEK with enhanced mechanical properties
Comparable performance with metals and additional benefits
VICTREX™ PAEK-based composites are the solution of choice for applications that demand the performance of PEEK combined with increased mechanical properties. The results are a material that offers comparable performance with metals and additional benefits.
Specify Victrex composite solutions when your application needs:
Game-Changing Technologies for Demanding Applications
Applications made with Victrex composite technology are being adopted as metal and thermoset replacements due to the increased demand for better performance, higher mechanical properties and cost reductions.
Victrex has worked in partnership with Magma Global to develop PEEK composite capability, expertise and solutions which has enabled Magma’s to create m-pipe™, the most reliable subsea pipe for jumpers and risers.
Victrex’s medical company, Invibio, is currently the only biomaterial solutions provider with the capabilities to commercialize PEEK-based trauma devices. Invibio works with its partners to overcome design and manufacturing challenges by offering comprehensive assistance, including design for manufacturing, prototyping, validation and production services.
A leader in PAEK based composite materials and solutions
With unrivalled PAEK capacity, and integration into major raw monomer materials, Victrex leverages its market-leading PAEK manufacturing capability, along with significant R&D resources to provide a combination of:
The novel hybrid moulding technology, developed exclusively for the Aerospace industry, allows engineers to overmould a VICTREX™ PAEK-based composite with fibre-reinforced injection moulding PEEK polymers. With this enabling technology, components can be manufactured faster with greater functionality and durability - even under high loads. Additional benefits include: