Increasing productivity and enhancing in‐use performance

Marianne Morgan (Marianne Morgan is Transportation Market Manager, Victrex USA)
Ian Griffiths (Ian Griffiths is Worldwide Application Technologist, Victrex plc)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Publication date: 1 August 1997


Competitive pricing is dominating the commercial aircraft market, and greater cost efficiency is a key demand on designers, providing in particular an emphasis on metal to plastic conversion for lost cost assembly. Victrex Peek polymer is one of the first materials to be evaluated for metal to plastic conversion. Describes the product in detail, in particular its high and added value, the design fit and performance contribution, savings made, and utilization in the manufacture of fasteners.



Morgan, M. and Griffiths, I. (1997), "Increasing productivity and enhancing in‐use performance", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 69 No. 4, pp. 346-349.

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