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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West Conshohocken, PA US
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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.

Victrex joins TPRC as Tier 1 member
The ThermoPlastic composites Research Center (TPRC, Enschede, The Netherlands) has a new tier-1 member, polymer manufacturer Victrex (Lancashire, UK and West Conshohocken, PA, US).

Preforming goes industrial: Part 2
Automated preforming isn’t only for 2D and 2.5D parts. Innovators are taking successful aim at building 3D preforms at production speeds.

Victrex acquires fiber manufacturer Zyex
The complementary strengths of Zyex and Victrex will create a worldwide supplier of PEEK fibers.

Fiberforge tape laying system

TxV Aero Composites using Dieffenbacher tape laying system for larger-scale production
Applications within the aerospace industry include loaded clips and brackets, interiors and seating among other commercial aircraft applications.

Victrex, Tri-Mack joint venture to accelerate PAEK composites in aerospace applications
The multi-million dollar investment includes the establishment of a new US-based manufacturing facility.

Thermoplastic composite pipe goes deep
Magma Global has already made a name for itself with the manufacture of its PEEK-based m-pipe for subsea oil exploration. Now it can go as deep as 10,000 ft/3,000m at pressures up to 15 ksi.

Victrex to develop new PAEK grades for 3D printing
The new PAEK polymer grades will be used for aerospace-focused additive manufacturing techniques.

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