Victrex plc manufactures PEEK polymer, an ultra thermoplastic resin. The company principally manufactures Victrex PEEK brand polymer. The company operates in approximately 30 countries world wide, principally in the U.K., USA, North America, Germany, and Central Europe. Victrex PEEK polymer is a thermoplastic with a combination of properties, which include exceptional chemical, wear, electrical and temperature resistance, as well as dimensional stability and processing capabilities. These properties enable engineers to produce designs for critical applications in markets, such as the industrial, aerospace, automotive, electronics, food, and medical sectors. Victrex PEEK-HT polymer is a high performance material developed for applications that demand superior higher temperature resistance. With a glass transition temperature of 157 degree Centigrade and a melting temperature of 374 degree Centigrade, Victrex PEEK-HT delivers high temperature performance, while offering the all the key characteristics of natural Victrex PEEK polymer, including toughness, strength, and chemical resistance. The company has a joint venture named Victrex-MC with Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. Markets Victrex PEEK polymers' key markets are transportation, industrial, electronics, medical and the food processing industry. In the transportation sector, Victrex PEEK polymer is used in bearings, washers, seals and clutch rings for cars, as well as cabin interiors for aerospace, and cabling for mass transit systems. Industrial applications include compressor components, pumps, valves and seals. In the field of electronics, Victrex PEEK polymer is used in wafer carriers, insulation film and connectors. For the medical sector, it provides components for implants, sterilizable instruments, and gas and liquid chromatography. Customers The company’s customers include Boeing, AMD, Nissan, NEC, Sharp, DaimlerChrysler, General Motors, Audi, Hoerbiger, AIRBUS, Chevron and VDO.
victrex plc (VCT:London)
Victrex Technology Centre
Thornton Cleveleys, FY5 4QD
Phone: 44 12 5389 7700
Fax: 44 12 5389 7701www.victrex.com
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