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As Seen In Plastics Technology

Space: Where 3D Printing Innovates?
It’s called the “Final Frontier” but maybe space is actually a closer to a present-day trendsetter. What does that mean?

Additive Manufacturing: Materials for ‘Real-World’ Parts
Developments in materials have helped pave the way for processors to make ‘real world’ parts from what is collectively known as 3D printing. Here’s a comprehensive review of the materials available.

Lots of Recent Acquisitions In Resins and Additives
A number of major businesses have changed hands recently.

Arkema Buys Oxford Performance Materials
WEB EXCLUSIVE As part of its strategy to expand in engineering polymers, Arkema of France (U.S. office in Philadelphia) has acquired Oxford Performance Materials, Enfield, Conn.

There are now three suppliers of PEEK resins

Extreme Plastics New Contenders Push Limits Of Heat and Chemical Resistance
The top of the thermoplastic performance pyramid is growing more crowded and more finely differentiated due to heightened demand for lighter, tougher alternatives to metals, ceramics, and thermosets.

thrust washers for automotive and other vehicle power-train applications

Demand Surge Tightens PEEK Supply
The pace at which polyketone materials are replacing metals shows no sign of abating. Indeed, PEEK's potential in fuel cells, plus accelerated applications development in existing markets, suggest that supply tightness could persist through 2003, when more new PEEK capacity is expected to bring relief.

Product Categories of Oxford Performance Materials

Polyetheretheketone (PEEK), Polyetherketone (PEK) and Other Polyketones