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Victrex acquires fibre manufacturer Zyex

Victrex acquires fibre manufacturer Zyex to accelerate development of existing and new markets for PEEK fibre applications Victrex acquires fibre manufacturer Zyex to accelerate development of existing and new markets for PEEK fibre applications

David Hummel, Chief Executive of Victrex, said: “The acquisition of Zyex is compelling for Victrex, enabling us to drive future growth opportunities within well-aligned markets and developing application areas.”

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Victrex at K 2016: PAEK-polymer specialist to showcase an enhanced range of products and services Victrex at K 2016: PAEK-polymer specialist to showcase an enhanced range of products and services

Guiding themes: Reliability, total cost-efficiency and impressive performance supports innovation in the aerospace, automotive, electronics, and energy industries

Victrex at Fakuma 2015

Fakuma: Aiming for the top with Victrex Fakuma: Aiming for the top with Victrex

Polyaryletherketone solutions provider presents expanded automotive portfolio at Fakuma 2015.

04 September 2015
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Victrex further enhances solution provider capability following acquisition of Kleiss Gears Victrex further enhances solution provider capability following acquisition of Kleiss Gears

New and existing customers can now benefit from integrated polymer-based gear capabilities, including design, prototyping, testing, tool design and manufacture of polymer-based gears.

21 July 2015
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Frost & Sullivan Presents Victrex with Award Frost & Sullivan Presents Victrex with the 2013 European Customer Value Leadership Award

“Owing to the dynamic regulatory trends aimed at reducing emissions and improving fuel efficiency, automotive manufacturers are moving towards smaller engines with improved power output and higher efficiency transmissions,” said Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst, Ms Soundarya Shankar. “VICTREX™ PEEK polymer thermoplastics are ideal in this environment, as they have been designed to withstand wide temperature ranges and sustain prolonged operating conditions. They also perform efficiently in aggr

21 May 2014
Victrex - BPG Shredder

Advanced Polymer from Victrex Keeps the Fun Going Advanced Polymer from Victrex Keeps the Fun Going for BPG Werks' DTV Shredder

China Array utilises VICTREX WG polymer for two components of the CVT, sliders and insert keys. Despite exposure to centrifugal and linear forces at high temperatures, the extremely robust thermoplastic offers a lightweight, durable solution – much to the delight of the driver.

Victrex - Powertrain Components

VICTREX PEEK Polymer: Reliable, Fuel-Efficient Automotive Components Lightweight Transmission and Engine Components Made From VICTREX PEEK Polymer Increase Performance, Improve Fuel Economy

Compared to metals, VICTREX PEEK polymers provide up to 80% in weight savings in powertrain components such as seal rings, thrust washers, bushings, bearings, shift fork wear pads, and gears.

Victrex - Melling Sliding Bushing

Lifetime Increase: Sliding Bushing made of VICTREX™ WG™ VICTREX™ WG™ Polymer Increases Lifetime of Sliding Bushing in Automotive Water Pump Impeller

The VICTREX WG polymer used to injection mold the sliding bushing is specially formulated for higher speed/higher load applications. It is easily processed and affords excellent part-to-part repeatability.