A thermoplastic, aromatic polyester. Polyetheretherketone, or PEEK, is a tough, durable, heat-resistant polymer. Polyetheretherketone is used for aerospace applications and for electronics.
See also polyarylate.
Synonyms and Related Terms
PEEK; poli(ter-ter-cetona) (Esp.); polyetheretherketone (Fr.); Vestakeep [Evonik Degussa]; Ketron [Quadrant]; Ketaspire [Solvay]
Resistant to chemicals and most solvents.Attacked by chlorinated solvents.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990
- Theodore J. Reinhart, Theodore J. Reinhart, 'Glossary of Terms', Engineered Plastics, ASM International, 1988