Shin-Etsu Sepla Film

Shin-Etsu Polymer chooses Solvay’s KetaSpire® PEEK to meet growing demand for its ultra-thin, high-performance film

Solvay, a leading global supplier of specialty polymers, is supplying KetaSpire® PEEK (polyetheretherketone) to Shin-Etsu Polymer for the manufacture of its ultra-thin, high-performance Shin-Etsu Sepla Film®, with thicknesses ranging from 3-9 µm (0.11-0.35 mils), which is widely used in speaker diaphragms for mobile devices and loudspeakers, and other related consumer goods such as headphones and microphones.

Solvay’s Ixef® PARA delivers higher thermal and dimensional stability, smoother surface to quieter clutch actuator design from FTE automotive Group

Solvay, a leading global supplier of specialty polymers, announced this week at the International CTI Symposium (Booth 52A) that its Ixef® 1027 polyarylamide (PARA) enabled development of a new clutch actuator system from FTE automotive Group, a premier producer of drivetrain and brake system applications.

Solvay’s Hyflon® PFA enables Beijing Xinshiyi to develop a more durable, energy efficient heat exchanger for coal-fired power plants

Solvay, a leading global supplier of specialty polymers, announced today that its advanced Hyflon® perfluoroalkoxy (PFA) fluoropolymer enabled China-based Beijing Xinshiyi Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Company to develop a more efficient and reliable 600 MW MGGH heat exchanger for use in large coal-fired power plants.


Solvay’s tough, transparent, sterilizable Radel® PPSU helps SciCan Ltd. develop a revolutionary new hygiene sterility maintenance instrument container

Solvay, a leading global supplier of specialty polymers, announced at the 37th International Dental Show (IDS) today (Hall 2.2, Stand A019) that SciCan Ltd. chose high-performance Radel® polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) to imbue its revolutionary reusable SALUS® - Hygiene Sterility Maintenance Instrument Container with excellent chemical resistance and biocompatibility, as well as the ability to retain transparency and mechanical properties after repeated steam sterilizations.

Endurosharp Blades

Solvay’s High-Performance Torlon® PAI Enables Performance Plastics to Mold Tough, Durable Scraper Tools Safe Enough for Use in Aerospace Applications

Solvay, a leading global supplier of specialty polymers, today announced at JEC World 2017 (Hall 5A, Booth L42) that its high-performance Torlon® polyamide-imide (PAI) enabled Performance Plastics Ltd., an advanced injection molder of precision engineered components, to innovate its new line of EnduroSharp™ Scraper Blades for aerospace maintenance applications.

Two Ryton® PPS grades from Solvay attain regulatory potable water contact approvals for use in plumbing, heating and sanitary applications

Solvay, a leading global supplier of high-performance thermoplastics, announced today at ISH 2017 (Frankfurt-am-Main, March 14-18) that two Ryton® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) grades have been certified for drinking water contact according to NSF 61 (USA), WRAS (UK), W270 DVGW and KTW (Germany), ACS (France), and DM 174 (Italy).