It's time to scrap metal gears
Learn why VICTREX HPG gears are a commercially viable solution to improve powertrain efficiency.
Driving experience, efficiency, and city regulations are challenging designers to think beyond traditional solutions
Environmental legislations are driving the need for light weight, yet mechanically strong and chemically resistant solutions with enhanced performance over lifetime to support vehicle safety and driving comfort. VICTREX PEEK based solutions have a proven track record in supporting industry leaders in the most demanding applications
The automotive powertrain is quickly becoming electrified. In the new automotive world where efficient powertrains, increased range, faster charging, and superior customer experiences in a cost-effective way are required automotive designers are looking to VICTREX™ PEEK to demonstrate superior benefits to traditional solutions.
When the going gets rough, the tough get going. In the most demanding environments where temperatures, friction, parasitic losses and loads are high, fluids are aggressive and NVH becomes an issue – that’s where VICTREX™ PEEK polymer solutions and VICTREX HPG™ gears can provide considerable benefits.
Victrex focuses on PEEK & PAEK polymers, considered the world's highest performing thermoplastics
Manufacturing product forms: Pipes, Films, Fibres and Composite tapes
reduced NVH vs. cast iron gears
Replacing a 250 micron Meta-Aramid PET laminate slot liner with 150 micron APTIV™ film allows an increase of 2% copper content enabling greater power density for:
From the invention of PEEK over 40 years ago, Victrex has continually pioneered new PAEK-based polymers, materials and solutions that have transformed markets, delivering global impact in the toughest environments.
We bring transformational & sustainable solutions that address world material challenges every day.