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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

Valve Plate made of VICTREX PEEK

VICTREX™ PEEK valve plate lasts twelve times longer Putting steel in the shade: VICTREX™ PEEK valve plate lasts twelve times longer

HuanTian Industrial and Victrex are developing a parts material standard for China’s reciprocating compressor industry.

Victrex - food processing

New Glass Fibre-Reinforced VICTREX™ PEEK for Food Applications New Glass Fibre-Reinforced VICTREX™ PEEK – Durable Material Alternative for Food Contact Applications

The use of PEEK can deliver significant cost savings to the manufacturer. Compared with metals, the high-performance thermoplastic affords greater design flexibility and makes it possible to create more complex components, meeting the challenging design needs of a variety of applications.

Victrex - Dexmet Mesh

APTIV™ Film Enables High Performance Filtration APTIV™ Film Expanded Mesh Enables High Performance Filtration in Harsh Environments

Other materials provide excellent temperature and chemical resistance but none match the mechanical strength provided by the expanded APTIV films. With the continual increase in demands on filter performance, VICTREX PEEK-based PolyGrid is the solution to meet the critical performance challenges.

Victrex - Radiall_SMPM

Connectors: Improved Insulator Based on VICTREX™ PEEK Radiall SMPM Connector Offers Improved Insulator Based on VICTREX™ PEEK Polymer

VICTREX PEEK is a thermoplastic polymer that combines outstanding mechanical properties and chemical resistance even at very high temperature. Because of its robustness, ease of processing, as well as the cost efficiency of injection moulding, VICTREX PEEK is an ideal high performance material for demanding electronics applications.

Victrex - Createc

5% Power Savings: Industrial Pumps using PEEK based CREACOMP™ PT Composites Industrial Pumps Realised 5% Power Savings Using CREACOMP™ PT Composite Materials Based on VICTREX™ PEEK

Traditionally, bushings and wear rings have been made from metallic materials such as Bronze, Stainless Steel and cast iron, but today CREACOMP™ PT thermoplastic reinforced VICTREX PEEK polymer-based composite materials, available in four grades, can now be used as a metal replacement.