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    What is PEEK?

    Last year Hardie Polymers were proud to announce their appointment as the authorised distributor for Victrex for the UK. Victrex is a world leader in PEEK and PAEK-based polymer solutions. They are leading experts in this material type, with unmatched knowledge and experience spanning polymers, forms and parts.

    What is PEEK?

    PolyEtherEtherKetone belongs to the high-performance polymers. It is a member of the PAEK (Poly Aryl Ether Ketones) family of polymers. This family has over 300 members but only a handful of which have been commercialised. VICTREX™ PEEK is ideally suited to extreme and demanding environments. While alternative materials can meet specific needs, PEEK can support multiple requirements.

    Victrex PEEK

    The video below is an introduction to VICTREX PEEK – one of the highest performing polymers in the world. High-Performance Polymers are usually only found in very demanding operating environments. The higher the demands of the application, the P-A-E-K family – with ‘PEEK’ being the most popular – leads the way.

    VICTREX PEEK polymers have prompted advances across industries. They remain a source of active innovation. As a metal replacement solution, these high-performance polymers (HPP) help meet key engineering requirements in critical components.

    Across the plastics industry, PolyEtherEtherKetone is widely viewed as a leading HPP. However, the materials of choice in the automotive, aerospace, oil & gas and medical device industries have long been metals. That mind-set is under challenge…

    It’s time to scrap metal

    VICTREX PEEK polymer can deliver several benefits when compared to metals: up to 80% reduction in weight, 30% faster installations, and up to 5 x higher mechanical properties. This animation includes case studies and also several quantified benefits for replacing metals with PolyEtherEtherKetone.

    If you’re facing engineering challenges with multiple demands – and also looking for a material solution that strikes the balance between performance, profitability, environmental impact and sustainability – PEEK could be the breakthrough you’ve been looking for.

    So please contact us for further details.

    Finally, images and videos (c) Victrex Manufacturing Limited

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