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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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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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