New Victrex T-Series products from Victrex USA Inc., Greenville, S.C., are blends of PEEK and polybenzimidazole (PBI) fibers for high-temperature applications requiring high strength, wear, hardness, and improved creep and heat resistance. Victrex has signed a licensing agreement with PBI Performance Products Inc., Charlotte, N.C., the maker of Celazole PBI. The initial products, Victrex TU-60, TL-60, and TF-60V, expand the mechanical and tribological (wear-resistance) capabilities of Victrex PEEK. The blends are said to offer excellent mechanical performance at up to 300 C (572 F) and can replace metals and high-temperature thermosets such as polyimide.
Victrex USA, Inc.
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