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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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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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Webinar:

Webinar: "Purity or Plasma Resistance - Can You Have Both?"

Join Dr Murat Gulcur for a webinar on elastomer sealing in semiconductor manufacturing, the behaviour of different seals in different conditions and how this could impact on particulation and contamination.

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The evolution of subsea sealing

The evolution of subsea sealing

Since the world’s first subsea well was brought into production in 1961, offshore development has moved forward in leaps and bounds. The oil & gas i…

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Why you shouldn’t leave O-rings as an afterthought

Why you shouldn’t leave O-rings as an afterthought

More often than not, sealing components are grouped with nuts, bolts and other consumables – but with the critical nature of a seal, can you risk leaving your sealing solution to a mere ‘afterthought’?

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New Head of R&D joins IDEX Sealing Solutions

New Head of R&D joins IDEX Sealing Solutions

Stefano Arrigoni joins IDEX Sealing Solutions as Head of Research and Development. With many years experience in the high performance polymers, Stefano will be responsible for maintaining the company's position at the forefront of elastomer technology.

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New Operations Manager joins PPE

New Operations Manager joins PPE

Lindsey Smithson joins the growing team at Precision Polymer Engineering, as Operations Manager, based at the UK manufacturing facility in Blackburn.

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Chris Allan cycles across the French Alps for local charities

Chris Allan cycles across the French Alps for local charities

1st - 8th Sept, PPE Oil & Gas Product Manager Chris Allan is taking on the challenge of a lifetime. Cycling over 580 miles across the French Alps for local charities, Rosemere Cancer Foundation and Blackburn Youth Zone. See his progress ....

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Sanitary gasket sealing solutions for UV, SIP and CIP sterilisation processes

Sanitary gasket sealing solutions for UV, SIP and CIP sterilisation processes

The food and beverage industries are under increased pressure by customers demanding a reduction in chemical additives and preservatives, resulting in…

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