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Solvay Launches High-performance Thermoplastic Composite for Oil & Gas Applications

Published on 2018-06-06. Author : SpecialChem

TAGS:  Thermoplastic Composites    

Solvay's PVDF Carbon Fiber Composite Tape for Offshore Oil & Gas Applications
Solvay's PVDF Carbon Fiber Composite Tape for
Offshore Oil & Gas Applications
Solvay launches Evolite™ F1050, a market first high-performance thermoplastic composite with continuous carbon fiber reinforcement for demanding offshore oil and gas applications. Evolite™ F1050 is a unidirectional tape combining the recognized excellent chemical and temperature resistance of Solef®PVDF with the inherent high strength performance of carbon fiber.

Market’s First PVDF Carbon Fiber Composite Tape

Evolite™ F1050 offers the performance and ease of processing required by the oil and gas Industry, as demonstrated by:
  • Exceptional combination of mechanical and chemical resistance
  • High temperature applications
  • Compatibility with Automated Tape Laying (ATL) processes
  • Customized fiber/matrix translation for maximum performance

Typical oil and gas applications, Evolite™ F1050 include offshore hybrid flexible pipes and thermoplastic composite pipes (TCPs).

Solvay’s Thermoplastic Composites

  • Thermoplastic composites are a key element of Solvay’s growth strategy, leveraging the Group’s vertical integration in specialty polymers and advanced carbon fiber composites technology and expertise. 
  • Due to its broad portfolio and deep technical knowledge, Solvay is uniquely positioned to offer advanced thermoplastic composites to meet the most demanding industry challenges. 
  • Evolite™ F1050is the first launch in a portfolio of products that will enable lower total installed cost solutions for oil and gas operators through the weight reduction it offers. 

Solef® and Evolite™ are trademarks of Solvay.


Source: Solvay
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