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KetaSpire Medium Viscosity Resin

KetaSpire Medium Viscosity Resin

Solvay Advanced Polymers LLC's KetaSpire KT-851 NT is a medium-viscosity resin designed for use in melt extrusion-based wire and cable insulation layers and for the production of monofilaments and high denier multi-filament fibers. Cleanliness is achieved through Solvay's proprietary filtration process and allows for production of articles that are low in gel content and other particulate contamination.

The new PEEK grade exhibits long-term oxidative thermal stability for use in high-temperature environments over prolonged durations. KT-851 NT can be used for melt extrusion of thin films down to thicknesses as low as six microns, supporting applications such as capacitors, speaker membranes and aerospace thermal-acoustic insulation blankets and bagging materials. Other demanding uses are in the medical industry for components like thin-walled medical capillaries and tubing. KT-851 is available in two versions: KT-851 NT incorporates a trace level (0.01 percent) of a lubricant dusted on the pellets to facilitate conveying in extrusion screws while KT-851 NL is the pure polymer with no lubricant.

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