Novel polymers reinforce Solvay

Chynoweth, Emma
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/23/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 40, p39
Trade Publication
The article reports on the launch of a range of advanced polymers by Solvay Advanced Polymers. According to Chris Wilson, business director of the firm's Ultra Polymers operation, the range, called SolvaSpire, and including polyetherether ketones, self-reinforced polyphenylenes and high-temperature sulphones, has been developed over the past 18 months. The PEEK products, called KetaSpire and AvaSpire, are semicrystalline materials. Wilson claims that the materials have better chemical resistance.


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