Delivering mechanically demanding application performance, as well as lower weight, reliability, durability and reduced manufacturing costs through PAEK-based composite application development.
Victrex are employing innovative PAEK-based composites to accelerate and expand markets within focus industries, working with customers to define solutions to address specific and unmet needs. Download the brochure to find out more.
Market led innovation
Development of advanced PAEK composite solutions
Expertise in development of PAEK-based composite solutions
Specialist composite processing experience
Large 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 result is a composite material that offers comparable performance with metals as well as many additional benefits.
Choose Victrex composite solutions when your application needs
Innovative composite solutions for demanding applications.
Applications made with Victrex composite material technology are being adopted as metal and thermoset replacements due to the increased need for aerospace composite technologies to provide better performance, higher mechanical properties and cost reductions.
Through a combination of Victrex’s novel composite manufacturing hybrid-molding processing technology, and in-depth product and application development support, Victrex’s continuous fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composites deliver an unmatched combination of design freedom and strength, among a range of other benefits, to aerospace customers.
Victrex has worked in partnership with Magma Global to develop PEEK composite capability, expertise and solutions, which has enabled Magma to create m-pipe™, a reliable subsea pipe for jumpers, risers and flowlines.
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.
Through complete composite turnkey solutions, Invibio helps its customers build manufacturing processes that are optimized for their medical devices’ unique design specifications and production volume — quickly and efficiently.
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:
Victrex’s innovative hybrid molding technology, developed specifically for the aerospace industry, allows engineers to overmould a VICTREX™ PAEK-based composite material with fibre-reinforced injection molding PEEK polymers. With this enabling technology, components can be manufactured faster with greater functionality and durability - even under high loads.
Additional benefits include:
To find out more about Victrex’s hybrid molding technology and how this feeds into our composite manufacturing processes, click the link below.