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University of Exeter

3D printing collaboration to focus on R&D in the pioneering pursuit of the potential of high-performance polymers in Additive Manufacturing. more

Materials

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Victrex

Improvements demonstrated for filament fusion (FF) and laser sintering (LS), with VICTREX PAEK polymer solutions supplied as filaments and fine powder. more

Materials

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Victrex

Victrex’s thermoplastic composites vital to drive Aerospace build rates with over 35,000 new aircraft forecasted within 20 years. more

Materials

A new facility at Victrex plant in Lancashire will focus on research for high performance PEEK and PAEK in 3D Printing. more

Industry News

To support identified ‘mega-programmes’ across the industrial and medical sectors, Victrex has announced it will invest up to 15 million GBP in further downstream manufacturing. more

Industry News

A carbon fibre-reinforced high-performance polymer has been selected by Airbus Helicopters to replace aluminium in an aircraft door fitting of the Airbus A350-900, a decision said to improve component quality and reduce weight and costs by 40%. more

Materials

Victrex has announced the acquisition of US-based polymer gears specialist, Kleiss Gears, in a move it says will enhance its ability to provide “complete integrated solutions” for its customers. more

Industry News

Victrex has announced it has successfully commissioned the first production stream of its £90 million third Polyaryletherketone (PAEK) manufacturing plant in northern England. more

Materials

UK-based producer of high-performance Polyaryletherketone (PAEK) polymers, Victrex, has announced it is to construct a major Polymer Innovation Centre in northern England. more

Materials

UK Chancellor, George Osborne, has opened a new £16 million film plant at the UK headquarters of high performance polymer solutions provider, Victrex. more

Industry News

Victrex plc, a manufacturer of high performance PAEK, recently completed a move into a new UK Technology Centre. As part of the move, it upgraded many items of lab equipment including its small-scale polymerisation facilities. more

Machinery

Victrex and The University of Manchester, with the help of the Knowledge Centre for Materials Chemistry (KCMC), have started a project to produce a monomer raw material in a more sustainable way. The eventual aim is to reduce waste and energy use. more