Announcements

Victrex plc. has promoted these products:

Victrex plc. - Enhanced Vertebral Body Replacement System

OMNIA MEDICAL: FIRST PEEK-OPTIMA™ HA ENHANCED VERTEBRAL BODY REPLACEMENT SYSTEM TO ENTER US MARKET

US FDA 510(k) clearance paves the way for an innovative orthopaedic product that offers the potential to improve bone apposition and, as a consequence, patient outcomes 1-3 (read more)

Victrex plc. - Victrex & ThermoPlastic composites Research Center

Victrex joins the ThermoPlastic composites Research Centeras a tier-1 member

Victrex is aligning its resources with the TPRC to benefit the entire aerospace supply chain and is dedicated to driving development and adoption of new PAEK-based technologies; joint activities will meet industry standards, facilitating adoption by major aircraft manufacturers. (read more)

Victrex plc. - Why Mobile Devices Need High-performance Polymers

A Victrex Webinar: Thinner, Lighter, Smarter: Why Mobile Devices Need High-performance Polymers (read more)

Victrex plc. - Thermoplastic PAEK Hybrid Composite System

A Victrex Whitepaper: Performance and Simulation of a Thermoplastic PAEK Hybrid Composite System (read more)

Victrex plc. - Polymer Performance in Oil & Gas Environments

Webinar: Assessing Polymer Performance in Hot and Sour Oil and Gas Environments (read more)

Victrex plc. -  PEEK Polymers in Thermoplastic Composite Pipes

A Victrex Webinar: The Durability of PEEK Polymers in Thermoplastic Composite Pipes for Subsea Oil and Gas Applications (read more)

Victrex plc. - VICTREX™ PEEK meets NORSOK M710 compliance

VICTREX™ PEEK meets NORSOK M710 compliance. A Victrex Whitepaper (read more)

Victrex plc. - Victrex Acquires Fiber Manuracturer Zyex

Victrex acquires fiber manufacturer Zyex to accelerate development of existing and new markets for peek fiber applications. (read more)

Victrex plc. - Victrex's Joint Venture for Aerospace Industry

NEW VICTREX AND TRI-MACK JOINT VENTURE WILL ACCELERATE POLYKETONE COMPOSITE COMPONENTS IN AEROSPACE (read more)

Victrex plc. - Victrex and Magma Stregnthen Strategic Partnership

VICTREX AND MAGMA STREGNTHEN STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP IN DEVELOPMENT OF

COMPOSITE PIPES FOR SUBSEA OIL AND GAS (read more)

Victrex plc. - Rampart Products: First Connector using VICTREX

Rampart Products develops next generation HPHT electrical connector using Victrex ™ paek polymer to reduce downtime and system costs. (read more)

Victrex plc. - VICTREX™ PEEK Polymer for Demanding Water Tank

Would you like an orange juice, a chilled cola or a hot cup of coffee? For most passengers, drinks at altitudes of 33,000 feet (10,000 meters) are part of the ‘flying experience’. However, the customary service is a cost and an environmental factor for airlines and caterers. (read more)

Victrex plc. - Changing the Equation in Aerospace Composites

VICTREX®AE250Composites - Unidirectional Tape and Laminate Panels (read more)

Victrex plc. - Victrex - Driving Innovation for 3D Printing

Victrex is leading a consortium of companies and institutions pursuing innovation in 3D printing (additive manufacturing or AM). As part of its key role, Victrex will develop new grades of high-performance polyaryletherketone (PAEK) polymer based on innovative chemical formulations that are specifically designed to work in additive manufacturing processes. (read more)

Victrex plc. - Largest ever VICTREX® PEEK-based structure

LARGEST EVER VICTREX® PEEK-BASED STRUCTURE DESIGNED TO DELIVER SUBSEA PUMPING RELABILITY IN EXTREME SUBSEA OIL & GAS OPERATIONS (read more)

Victrex plc. - High Performance Polymers in Dental applications

High Performance Polymers (HPPs) are the highest set of polymers which distinguish themselves by outperforming other plastics as well as metals and ceramics in high demanding applications. (read more)

Victrex plc. - Metal Replacement Solutions for Wind Turbines

The Wind Energy Market is faced with three critical challenges that are pushing the limits of metal in demanding turbine applications: larger wind turbines, location, and escalating operating costs. (read more)

Victrex plc. - Not all PEEK is the Same

VICTREX® PEEK 450G™ polymer 30+ years of proven performance. (read more)

Victrex plc. - Hybrid Molding Technology from Victrex

Challenge your design concepts. Victrex can help you improve performance in demanding aerospace applications. (read more)

Victrex plc. - VICTREX® PEEK Carbon Fiber Composite Brackets

Assuming that the composite brackets can remove 100 kilograms (220.5 pounds) of weight, an airline with 500 short-range aircraft could save up to $5 million per year in fuel costs by making the switch from metal. (read more)

Victrex plc. - Lightweight polymers for high-tech solutions

High performance VICTREX PAEK polymers offer excellent versatility, reliability and design freedom for next generation electronic devices. Leading brands and OEMs specify Victrex high performance polymers including VICTREX PEEK and APTIV films to reach higher performance levels and to differentiate products with novel solutions. (read more)

Victrex plc. - COMAC SELECTS RELIABLE LIGHTWEIGHT VICTREX PIPES™

To improve the overall fuel efficiency and reliability of their new commercial aircraft platform, the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC), selected VICTREX Pipes™ rather than metal tubing for use in high-voltage cable conduits. (read more)

Victrex plc. - VICTREX® PEEK in Cabin Doors on AIRBUS A350

Ready for take-off: Doors on the A350 with a primary structural component made from Victrex polymer (read more)

Victrex plc. - Victrex - Expanded Automotive Product Portfolio

At the Victrex stand at the upcoming Fakuma trade show (Hall A4, Stand 4106), the focus will be on striving to help customers reach the top of their game by differentiation and exploiting new market opportunities faster. (read more)

Victrex plc. - Greater Efficiency for Automotive Components

It's time to scrap metal! Partner with Victrex to achieve greater efficiency and driving comfort in your transmission components. (read more)

News articles and press releases for Victrex plc.:

06/12/2013

Rusplast is one of the few distributors in the region with experience in high-performance polymers. The company not only offers high quality logistics services, but also functions as a solution provider.

05/15/2013

The award recognises Victrex for achieving a sustained high level of health and safety performance along with development of robust safety management systems, strong leadership and workforce involvement.

03/11/2013

Assuming that the composite brackets can remove 100 kilograms (220.5 pounds) of weight, an airline with 500 short-range aircraft could save up to $5 million per year in fuel costs by making the switch from metal.

02/26/2013

The inclusion of high-modulus fibers (HMF) into high-flow VICTREX PEEK materials offers the strength and stiffness that have given engineers the confidence to displace metals such as steel, aluminum, titanium, brass and magnesium.

10/25/2011

Click Bond, Inc. chose VICTREX® PEEK polymer for a bonded nut plate stand-off for the cargo doors of a major manufacturer’s new generation of commercial aircraft due to increased production efficiency and improved structural integrity.

10/19/2011

Tokyo, Japan - As part of the company’s commitment to provide enhanced service to, and support the growth of our existing and new customers in Japan, Victrex plc

10/17/2011

Hofheim, Germany – Daetwyler and Victrex Polymer Solutions, the world leader in polyaryletherketones, have worked collaboratively to form a composite material

09/13/2011

As an extension of the recent launch of its VICTREX Pipes™ product family, Victrex Polymer Solutions (VPS), the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance polyaryletherketones (PAEK), has announced its new "microsite," www.victrexpipes.com.

05/24/2011

As part of the company’s continual drive to provide better service to customers in Japan, Victrex Polymer Solutions, a division of Victrex plc, announced today they are building a second technical center in Asia.

04/06/2011

Victrex Polymer Solutions, a division of Victrex plc, the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance polyaryletherketones, and Magma Global Ltd. have signed a collaboration and exclusive material supply agreement.

11/02/2010

For these types of cable harnesses, using a softer cushioning together with VICTREX PEEK polymer helps improve the overall performance and extends the lifetime of the new clamp when compared to traditional clamping devices.

10/26/2010

The unique value of Victrex Polymer Solutions lies within our ability to tailor high performance VICTREX PEEK-based polymers for our customer's best advantage. Working with companies such as Titan to help accelerate application development and

10/26/2010

VICTREX® WG™102 offers excellent high temperature performance, and good dimensional and thermal stability up to and beyond 300°C (572°F). It is chemically resistant to aggressive environments,

09/28/2010

VICTREX PEEK polymer retains its mechanical strength at high temperatures and doesn’t tend to push out of the area when it’s under compression. Another very important feature of the VICTREX PEEK polymer seal is that, unlike brass

09/23/2010

Discover how engineers are using innovative fabrication technologies with VICTREX® PEEK polymer and VICTREX® Composites Matrix to enhance functional performance while reducing systems costs by joining Victrex

08/17/2010

VICTREX PEEK polymer offered a number of essential properties including: low thermal conductivity to prevent the ions from reaching high temperatures, radiation resistance because x-rays are present, chemical resistance to

07/19/2010

Cages made from VICTREX PEEK polymer offer an excellent combination of strength and flexibility. The good sliding properties of the polymer and the smoothness of the cage surfaces generate little friction so that wear in the bearing is kept at a min

07/13/2010

VICTREX PEEK polymer has been selected by Huco Dynatork for its unique range of Multi-Beam couplings. These couplings are replacing metal in a demanding, high-voltage electronics assembly application used in the manufacture of plasma TV screens.

06/30/2010

Victrex has been supporting Robert Bosch GmbH for many years in continuous product improvement and process optimisation and today offers materials which meet Bosch’s increasing requirements with regard to quality.

06/21/2010

Victrex plc has shown a commitment to protecting the health and well-being of its employees and others. Organizations which do this deserve to have such dedication recognized and that's where RoSPA Awards come in.

06/02/2010

The superior performance of APTIV Film under demanding conditions enhances the capabilities of the MetaPot for precise travel sensing and positioning applications.

05/18/2010

With an established track record of success in mobile phone speaker diaphragms APTIV films provide a significant improvement in processability and acoustic performance.

04/07/2010

APTIV thermoplastic honeycomb can be thermoformed into shape in combination with fiber reinforced VICTREX® PEEK polymer composite skins to create unique structural parts without the use of adhesives.

03/17/2010

The stainless steel material previously used suffered excessive wearing due to friction. We replaced the metal and reduced weight with VICTREX PEEK components which increased the system lifetime

02/08/2010

Motonic Selects VICTREX® PEEK Polymer for Valve Seats in Compressed Natural Gas Regulators VICTREX® PEEK polymer is a metal replacement solution for the valve seats used in the pressure regulators in compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles.

01/14/2010

VICTREX® PEEK polymer retains its mechanical properties even in aggressive environments at high temperatures. Apart from its outstanding thermal performance, it also presents a unique combination of properties.

01/07/2010

VICTREX® PEEK polymer has enabled the production of a stick with excellent chemical resistance, as well as the ability to withstand autoclaves and dry-heat sterilization.

12/15/2009

Victrex is entering the India market in an aggressive strategic move designed to expand the company’s global footprint and extend market reach into one of the world’s most rapidly emerging industrial markets.

11/18/2009

In addition to improved wear rates and coefficient of friction, the VICTREX WG101 compound has a thirty percent increase in compressive strength when compared to standard VICTREX® PEEK 450FC30 and is PTFE-free.

11/17/2009

When compared to PTFE backed tapes, APTIV™ Films pressure sensitive tapes offer superior mechanical properties, improved abrasion resistance, higher dielectric strength, lower smoke and toxicity release, lower permeability and lower specific gravity.

11/11/2009

The speed reducer made of VICTREX® PEEK polymer provides an excellent interface between the internal and the external gear thanks to its superior performance and a higher level of elasticity.

10/26/2009

APTIV™ film, made with VICTREX® PEEK polymer, has been selected by Talisman Industrial Tape Co., Ltd, one of the major providers of high performance films & tapes in Taiwan, on its CMOS/CCD mask for SMT soldering for electronics & semiconductor industries

09/16/2009

VICOTE® Coatings specified for use on compression roller and a doctor blade that are both deployed in United Biscuits' (‘UB’) cake manufacturing facility.

09/09/2009

Victrex APTIV™ film selected for use in Blumenhofer Acoustics' midrange/bass speakers.

09/02/2009

VICTREX® PEEK polymer provides a first-rate alternative to conventional plastics as a lining and surface material.

07/14/2009

Victrex Polymer Solutions, a division of Victrex plc announces the launch of a redesigned, customer-focused website www.victrex.com.

07/08/2009

Victrex installs a new high temperature vacuum laminating press system at its manufacturing facility in the United Kingdom

05/28/2009

Compression Vanes made with VICTREX® T-SERIES™ Polymer used in new line of high rotation tools.

05/21/2009

Victrex Polymer Solutions announced that its VICOTE® coating has been selected by Du Wei Enterprise Co. for use on its 2-color EVA shoe tools.

04/27/2009

Victrex Polymer Solutions, a division of Victrex plc, introduced a new proprietary range of products: VICTREX® ST™ polymer

04/22/2009

Membranes made with VICTREX® PEEK polymer offer the best overall property profile of any polymeric membrane on the market today.

04/15/2009

Manufacturer of tubular linings for downhole applications selects VICTREX® PEEK polymer for new high-performance seamless thermoplastic liner.

02/17/2009

Victrex plc, a leading provider of high-performance polyketone materials including VICTREX® PEEK polymer, VICOTE® coatings, and APTIV™ films, today announces its formal entry into the Australian market.

02/13/2009

When compared to metal gear production, gears made with VICTREX PEEK polymer require a substantially lower capital investment and have a shorter lead time. “The lead time to manufacture the VICTREX PEEK polymer gears is roughly half that of metal gears.”

02/11/2009

EOS and Victrex have agreed on a close cooperation in the future. EOS was founded in 1989 and is today the world leading manufacturer of laser-sintering systems, the key technology in e-Manufacturing.

01/15/2009

Mitsuya’s PrePreg sheets made with Victrex APTIV™ film, thinner than traditional carbon fiber composite materials

01/15/2009

Victrex has worked successfully with a number of composite material manufacturers and end-users on technology development for composite materials using matrix polymers.

01/08/2009

Victrex plc., a leading manufacturer of high performance materials, today announced the development of a new, cost-effective flame spray process for applying its VICOTE® Coatings to various metal and ceramic substrates.