Victrex Plc

With more than 35 years of experience, Victrex serves a diversified range of markets and offers proven solutions backed by unparalleled expertise. Leading companies partner with Victrex to drive new technologies and shape future performance.

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Cleveleys, Lancashire, FY5 4QD GB

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Injection-forming for high-performance, unitized thermoplastic structures
Combining braided tape, overmolding and form-locking, herone produces one-piece, high-torque gear-driveshaft as demonstrator for broad range of applications.

thermoplastics, composites, next generation aerospace, aerospace composites

Thermoplastic composites: Poised to step forward
The evolving role of thermoplastic materials and processes and their future in next-generation commercial aircraft.

3D printing composites

Victrex and Bond partner for 3D printing PAEK parts
The companies are collaborating to combine Victrex’s PAEK material expertise and Bond’s 3D printing technology for an accelerated pathway to 3D-printed PAEK part production.

thermoplastic composite pipe for deep-sea applications

Thermoplastic composite pipe on the rise in the deep sea
Demonstrators, pilot programs and qualification efforts are paying off as thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP) makers take orders for deep-sea oil and gas applications.

PAEK, thermoplastic composites, thermoplastics, aerospace composites

SFS Intec, TxV to redesign aircraft bracket using thermoplastic composites
Originally made from aluminum, the new bracket will be made of VICTREX AE 250 composites overmolded with VICTREX PEEK polymer.

Coriolis/Victrex thermoplastic tap ATL/AFP, JEC World 2019

JEC World 2019 preview: Victrex and Coriolis
Victrex (Thornton Cleveleys, U.K., 5/S29) and Coriolis Composites (Queven, France, 6/A32) are announcing cooperative work they did with thermoplastic unidirectional tape (TP UDT) prepreg lay-up and consolidation to improve the manufacturing efficiency of composite parts.

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Surface Generation molding technology selected for Victrex parts-based programs
Surface Generation’s Production to Functional Specification (PtFS) technology manages multiple part areas during processing and drive reductions in the energy consumption, injection processing pressures and cycle times. 

composite material testing of CFRP rocket module

CFRP module saves weight on rocket design
Taking advantage of carbon fiber/PEEK mechanical and thermal performance, the Technical University of Munich replaces an aluminum rocket module with a 40+% lighter composite alternative.

Victrex launches PEEK polymer for cryogenics
VICTREX CT 200 is designed for dynamic sealing applications where gases such as liquefied natural gas (LNG) are stored and transported at cryogenic temperatures.

Spirit AeroSystems joins TPRC as Tier-1 member
The TPRC’s membership base has grown to a community of 20 members focused on progressing the use of thermoplastic composites.

3D printing

Victrex and University of Exeter partner on PAEK for additive manufacturing
3D printing collaboration to focus on R&D in the pursuit of the potential of high-performance polymers in additive manufacturing.

PAEK

Victrex launches PAEK polymer solutions for additive manufacturing
Polymer based solutions company unveils high strength material for laser sintering (LS) and filament for filament fusion (FF) with improved Z-strength.

Thermoplastic composites PEEK vs. PEKK vs. PAEK and continuous compression molding (CCM)

PEEK vs. PEKK vs. PAEK and Continuous Compression Molding
Suppliers of thermoplastics and carbon fiber chime in regarding PEEK vs. PEKK, and now PAEK, as well as in-situ consolidation — the supply chain for thermoplastic tape composites continues to evolve.

Composites Overmolding conference agenda set
The Composites Overmolding 2018 conference will be held June 13-14, 2018, at the Suburban Collection Showplace, Diamond Center, in Novi, Michigan.

PEEK or PEKK in future composite aerostructures?

PEEK or PEKK in future TPC aerostructures?
Which is better for in-situ consolidated thermoplastic composite primary structures? Materials play a part as to whether a one-step or two-step process will prevail.

Thermoplastic composites: Past the tipping point?
The manufacturing world watched a decade ago as automatically placed thermoset composite tapes replaced aluminum in commercial airframes and made composites a household word in markets around the world. Has the time come for thermoplastic composite tapes to make a similar impact?

JEC World 2018 crowded aisle.

JEC World 2018: The highlights
JEC World is the composites industry’s largest trade show and did not disappoint this year.

Victrex champions thermoplastic composites for aircraft industry
Company believes thermoplastic composites vital to drive aerospace build rates.

Magma Global thermoplastic composite m-pipe.

Testing, use substantiate m-pipe subsea use
Magma Global’s m-pipe, based on high-performance VICTREX PEEK thermoplastic composites, has recently achieved the world’s first qualification for a subsea pipe product under DNVGL-RP-F119.

Victrex's new Polymer Innovation Center

Victrex opens new Polymer Innovation Center
Proactive investment in the development of next-generation thermoplastic solutions has now resulted in the completion of the company´s new approximately $13 million (£10 million) Polymer Innovation Center.

Victrex appoints new CEO
Jakob Sigurdsson has joined Victrex as CEO-designate; David Hummel to retire after 24 years as CEO.

Product Categories of Victrex Plc

Materials
  • Additive manufacturing/3D printing systems
    • Continuous fiber/thermoplastic resin
  • Matrix resins, thermoplastic
    • Polyether ketone family (PEK, PEKK, PEEK)
  • Fibers, organic
    • Other organic fibers
  • Prepregs, thermoplastic
    • Fabric
    • RTP sheet, continuously reinforced
    • Tape
  • Coatings and sizings
    • Electrostatic
    • Powder
    • Protective
  • Compounds
    • Thermoplastic, short fiber-reinforced