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PEEK resin offers lightweighting option for Airbus

Monday, August 12th, 2013 | Permalink

A grade of polyetheretherketone (PEEK) advanced engineering thermoplastic from Victrex (West Conshohocken, PA) has secured qualification from  European aircraft manufacturer Airbus, thereby opening up the possibility to save as much as 70% weight compared with metals. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  aircraft lightweighting composite PEEK read more

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Polyamide inches in on LCP, PEEK territory

Friday, July 26th, 2013 | Permalink

A new generation of automotive exhaust gas recirculation temperature (EGRT) sensors is now being molded of Stanyl ForTii high performance polyamide 4T from DSM Engineering Plastics (Singapore). Thanks to the very high temperature stability of Stanyl ForTii, the supplier reports that costs are being cut in the production of the sensors, without compromising on quality. EGRT sensors are critical elements that are employed to improve overall vehicle performance, monitor emissions and improve fuel efficiency. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  high temperature resin polyamide LCP PEEK exhaust gas recirculation temperature (EGRT) sensors read more

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Maxim Surgical picks PEEK rods for spinal implant

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 | Permalink

Maxim Surgical (Richardson, TX), a recently established and privately owned designer and manufacturer of spinal implants, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for a cervical interbody fusion system made of machined polyetheretherketone (PEEK) rods. The fusion system is hollow so that bone can grow through the device, fusing the adjacent bony surfaces of the vertebrae. The cervical spacer for the spinal fusion market is Maxim’s first orthopedic implant. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  PEEK Solvay implants read more

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