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The Importance of FEA Simulation in Oil & Gas

The Importance of FEA Simulation in Oil & Gas

The range of benefits associated with FEA simulation make the technique highly favourable when it comes to developing sealing solutions for particularly demanding or complex applications, such as those found in the Oil & Gas sectors.

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Key life science role for Kyle Fearns

Key life science role for Kyle Fearns

As part of ongoing customer experience improvements here at Precision Polymer Engineering, we’ve created the role of Field Market Development Engineer.

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White FFKMs – what’s the big deal?

White FFKMs – what’s the big deal?

What is it about white FFKMs which have changed sealing in life science applications? This article explores some of the key advantages of using white FFKMs in process lines.

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Considerations for Seals in Split Butterfly Valves

Considerations for Seals in Split Butterfly Valves

Materials used in the seals of split butterfly valves for aseptic pharmaceutical manufacturing should be chosen carefully.

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Brenham office move to benefit US customers

Brenham office move to benefit US customers

Precision Polymer Engineering is strengthening its US-based operations by relocating its Houston team to the company’s purpose-built facility in Brenham, TX.

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Purity of Elastomer Sealing Materials for Semiconductor Manufacturing

Purity of Elastomer Sealing Materials for Semiconductor Manufacturing

With today’s nanoscale technology nodes, meeting cleanliness, purity and defect requirements has become increasingly challenging.

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Common Causes of Seal Failure in Oil & Gas

Common Causes of Seal Failure in Oil & Gas

The conditions involved in Oil & Gas production include extreme temperatures, pressures and chemical media, and place rigorous demands on equipment which must be precision engineered to ensure proper functionality and long term performance.

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Sealing Considerations for Upstream Oil & Gas

Sealing Considerations for Upstream Oil & Gas

The critical nature of upstream oil and gas applications has a major impact on the expectations placed on component performance and long term reliability.

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PPE flying high with new Aerospace quality standards

PPE flying high with new Aerospace quality standards

Precision Polymer Engineering (PPE) has once again reached new heights with their quality standards.

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Miniaturisation of microchips – The impact on elastomers

Miniaturisation of microchips – The impact on elastomers

Particulation has always been a serious problem for the semiconductor industry. As the node sizes are getting below 10nm the requirements of the industry has becoming more stringent. Elastomer seals have always been under the spotlight for particulation.

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PPE announces 2017 Educational Bursary winners

PPE announces 2017 Educational Bursary winners

Precision Polymer Engineering was proud to present Anna Kostuch and Muhammed Ameen Adam with £1,000 Educational Bursaries to assist with their future studies.

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New ISO9001 and AS9100 Approvals

New ISO9001 and AS9100 Approvals

Precision Polymer Engineering is pleased to confirm our successfully completed transition from ISO9001:2008 to ISO9001:2015, and AS9100 Rev C to AS9100 Rev D.

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