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High-temperature Resistant Customized PPA & New PF Resins by VELOX at Fakuma

Published on 2017-08-16. Author : SpecialChem

Customized Solutions by VELOX Presented at FAKUMA
Customized Solutions by VELOX Presented at FAKUMA
VELOX GmbH will be presenting an innovative product range at FAKUMA (booth 5001 in Hall B5). Besides its partner products, VELOX is also introducing PrimeTec®. Fakuma will be held in Friedrichshafen from October 17 to 21. PrimeTec® is company’s own brand for specialized solutions for the plastics industry.

High-performance Solutions

Polyphthalamide (PPA): Application-specific and Heat-resistant

VELOX will highlight recent expansion of the product portfolio of PENTAC Polymer GmbH.
  • Polyphthalamide (PPA) offers possibility for the development of compounds for increasing working temperatures. 
  • It can be customized to the particular application. 


Named under the trade marks PENTAMID AHT1 and PENTAMID AHT2, PPA is characterized by:
  • High dimensional stability, especially in high temperature conditions.
  • Predestined for high duty applications. 
  • Metal replacement in automotive and engineering.

Actual focus is set to high glass fiber reinforced grades.

ASACLEAN PF Grade is Used to Clean PEI (Black)
ASACLEAN PF Grade is Used to Clean PEI (Black)

ASACLEAN PF – High-temperature Grade for Cleaning of Super-engineering Resins

VELOX will feature Asahi Kasei Corporation's ASACLEAN PF. A new high-temperature grade without glass fibers.
  • It is especially suitable for purging high-performance plastics such as:
    • PPS
    • PEI
    • PEEK
    • PSU and others 
  • ASACLEAN PF has excellent thermal stability and can be used for temperatures between 280°C to 420°C.
  • It is ideal for rapid color or material changes. Also good for hot-runner purging as well as for machine shutdowns/sealing. 

For instance, the PF grade has been used for PEI (black) purging. 500 g of ASACLEAN with an injection molding machine of 50 tons and at a cylinder temperature of 380° C.

PrimeTec®: Tailor-made Solutions by VELOX

In addition to the distribution of the partner products, VELOX has continued to expand its business activities. It now offers highly specialized and application-specific solutions for the plastics industry.

Under the brand name PrimeTec® the company provides individual new developments. It also provides modifications for a wide range of products. At FAKUMA, VELOX’s experts will answer all questions concerning PrimeTec®.

François Minec, General Manager of VELOX, said:
"We are delighted to present a wide range of innovative specialties together with our longstanding partners at this year's 25th anniversary edition of FAKUMA. We look forward to the professional exchange and the many encounters with new and existing customers at our booth 5001 in Hall B5."

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Source: VELOX GmbH
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