VREDEN, GERMANY--(Marketwired - October 24, 2016) - Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products (EPP), the world's leading manufacturer of semi-finished engineering plastic materials, showcases its portfolio of products and solutions for the Aerospace industry at this year's Airtec show.
Quadrant's polymer solutions in Aerospace industry are dedicated to metal-to-plastics conversion. As a further development to the broad existing portfolio, and to address the market trend for mechanically higher loaded plastic solutions, Quadrant is now launching a special range of polymers being suitable for use in structural aircraft construction: Quadrant's HLS-Series: Composite Materials for High Load Solutions. These are special carbon fibre reinforced composite materials [Ketron® CC PEEK, Duratron® CC PEI, Techtron® CC PPS and KyronMAX™], available in various thicknesses and geometries, offering endless design opportunities to engineers.
Frank Johänning, Global Market Manager for Aerospace at Quadrant EPP comments: "These materials achieve metal like mechanical characteristics by offering all advantages of thermoplastic polymers like corrosion resistance and recyclability. The market has been waiting for this development. It offers a higher level of functional integration of advanced engineering polymers in aircraft."
Quadrant's materials are accredited to the most important globally stringent certifications and approvals, such as AS9100C, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OEM approvals and JAR/FAR 25.853. Fire, smoke and toxicity (FST) resistant materials complete the portfolio. In addition, Quadrant combines extensive engineering expertise and in-depth application knowledge across a wide range of components in bearing, wear and gear functions for key aircraft sub-assemblies, including interiors, propulsion, systems and structures.
Johänning emphasizes: "By focusing on constant innovation we keep pace with the developments and requirements of the evolving and dynamic global Aerospace market. The Airtec show offers a great opportunity to demonstrate how our innovative advanced polymers help to increase safety and reliability and improve productivity."
To find out more about Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products, visit www.quadrantplastics.com.
About Quadrant EPP
Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products (Quadrant EPP) is the world's leading manufacturer of semi-finished products. Quadrant EPP's materials range from UHMW polyethylene, nylon and acetal to ultra-high performance polymers that resist temperatures to over 425°C. The company's rods, sheets, tubes and custom shapes are among others used to machine components for the semiconductor manufacturing, aerospace, electronics, chemical processing and various other industries. Quadrant EPP also manufactures finished products for these industries. Products and services are available through a worldwide network of branch offices, technical support centres and authorized dealers. Learn more about Quadrant EPP at www.quadrantplastics.com.
About the Quadrant group
Quadrant is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastic materials in the form of semifinished products and finished parts. The company has locations in 20 countries and more than 2 000 employees. Its specialty engineering thermoplastics and composites are superior in performance to metals and other materials and are used in a wide range of applications, primarily in the capital goods industry. Together with leaders in a broad variety of customer markets, Quadrant is continuously developing new areas of application. With its new owner Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc., Quadrant is well prepared to expand its market leadership position in the future.
Nylatron®, is a registered trademark of the Quadrant Group.
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