Victrex builds UK film unit

Bains, Elizabeth
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/28/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 68, p31
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of polyetheretherketone producer Victrex to branch out into polymer-based films. According to the author, the company has built a high-performance film production plant at its site in Thornton Cleveleys, northwest of Great Britain. The fully-integrated unit has a capacity to produce 300 tons per year of crystalline and amorphous film. The plant features a high-temperature extruder as well as a plasma surface treatment system.


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