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Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) Rod

PEEK (Polyetheretherketone) is widely known as one of the toughest, highest performing engineering plastic materials on the market today. Standard Virgin Grade PEEK is FDA compliant making it appropriate for use in laboratory and medical environments.

General Material Features of PEEK Rod Include:

  • Excellent high temperature resistance
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Biocompatible
  • FDA compliant
  • Withstands autoclave and hot steam

General applications for PEEK shapes

  • PEEK can be used as a replacement for metal parts in high temperature applications
  • Downhole application in oil and gas
  • Bearings
  • Piston parts
  • Pump parts
  • Compressor plate valves
  • Cable insulation in harsh or underground environments
  • HPLC columns
  • Vaccum applications
  • Parts in the energy sector including wind turbines, geothermal, hydropower and nuclear
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How does PEEK compare to other engineering plastic materials:

  • PEEK is approximately 53% harder than acetal
  • Compared to Nylon 6 Nylon 6/6 PEEK is close to 60% more stiff
  • PEEK can operate for short periods of time at temperatures up to approx. 572º F (15% higher than PTFE)
  • Tensile strength is approximately 35% higher than Nylon 6 or Nylon 6/6

PEEK is also known by a variety of trade names including:

  • Vestakeep
  • Ketron® PEEK
  • Ketron® PEEK 1000
  • CeramaPEEK
  • Victrix
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