Across multiple industries there’s an increasing need for fibre solutions that can resist abrasion and chemical
attack, at elevated temperatures.
ZYEX™ FIBRES provide this durability and strength with a product range
that can operate in extreme and demanding environments.
Expertise in development of PAEK-based composite solutions
Specialist composite processing experience
Market led innovation
Development of advanced PAEK composite solutions
In a wide variety of aggressive conditions
Excellent resistance to acids and bases
High abrasion and cut-through resistance
Especially at extreme temperatures
Particularly important where sanitation is needed
Compliant with stringent international food contact regulations
Continuous operating range from -60°c to 260°c
Produced from VICTREX™ PEEK polymer, one of the highest performing thermoplastics,
ZYEX™ FIBRES have the strength and reliability needed for use in applications
in the toughest environments.
Thermal endurance – continuous operating range from -60°c to 260°c
Abrasion resistance – especially at extreme temperatures
Chemical resilience – in a wide variety of aggressive conditions
High purity – particularly important where sanitation is needed
Victrex produces ZYEX FIBRES for use in diverse applications, ranging from monofils for braided electrical cable protection and noise suppression fabrics for jet engines, to fuel filters for cars and open mesh conveyors, or multifils for narrow woven industrial tapes and patented monofils for strings required within the leisure industry.
ZYEX™ FIBRES can be woven, braided, knitted, twisted and needled with conventional equipment and technology.
Generally low in shrinkage (< 2% at 200˚C).
Natural colour (golden beige) with a controlled range of colours available for some diameters.
Products supplied on DIN160, DIN200 or DIN250 flanged reels.
POY and FDY yarns can be supplied.
Some spun dyed products are available and disperse dyeing possible.
Intermingled or twisted or textured yarns possible.
Can be processed on standard textile machinery.
Finer fibres and other cut lengths available.
Processes into a coherent web using conventional equipment.
Natural colour crimped or straight.
Disperses well for wet-laid paper processes, elastomers and composite reinforcement.