Designed to meet the most stringent medical product performance criteria, this polymer is the newest member of the Victrex PEEK polymer family of polyaryletherketone
The first solution contains a non-reactive, high-performance polymer such as polyethersulfone, polyimide or polyaryletherketone
, and the second solution contains liquid crystal precursors with polymerization initiators.
Besides Ryton PPS, other Solvay materials targeted for use encompass Amodel polyphthalamide (PPA), AvaSpire polyaryletherketone
(PAEK), KetaSpire polyetheretherketone (PEEK), Radel polyphenylsulfone (PPSU), Torlon polyamide-imide (PAI) and Tecnoflon fluoroelastomer (FKM) product families.
, a family of high-performance thermoplastics, such as VICTREX PEEK
(PAEK) is also being used more in the orthopedic market.
(Paek) family, which also includes Victrex Peek, features many compelling properties and offers manufacturers a safe and durable alternative to materials such as metals or other plastics, the company said.
After trying a number of seal materials in the chopper cartridges, Damar engineers opted for a polyaryletherketone
polymer manufactured by Victrex USA Inc.
with the aim of accelerating commercial adoption of polyaryletherketone
(PAEK) composite applications in the aerospace industry.
Solvay, a leading global supplier of specialty polymers, announced today at EUROSPINE 2016 (Hall B, Booth N96) that its medical grade KetaSpire polyetheretherketone (PEEK) and AvaSpire polyaryletherketone
(PAEK) polymers enabled medical device pioneer, Shanghai Reach Medical Instrument Company, to develop a lighter, more ergonomic and highly cost-effective kit of reusable instruments for spinal surgeries.
As part of its role, Victrex will develop new grades of high-performance polyaryletherketone
(PAEK) polymer based on innovative chemical formulations that are specifically designed to work in additive manufacturing processes.
This group comprises a large number of aromatic polycondensation, linear, semicrystalline thermoplastic polymers such as polyketones, including polyetheretherketone (PEEK), polyetherketoneketone (PEKK), polyaryleneether (PAE) polyaryletherketone
(PAEK), polyamidimid (PAI), polyalcanimid (PACI), polyetherimide (PEI), polyethersulfide (PES or PESd), polyphenylene sulfide (PPSd), polysulfone (PPSf), polyethersulfone (PESF or PESf, polyphenylene sulfone (PPS), etc.
, or PEEK, polymer made and distributed by Victrex plc in Lancashire, England, combines high purity and workability with heat and chemical resistance for demanding fluid handling applications.