Solvay appoints distributor

Solvay has appointed Biesterfeld to distribute its KetaSpire and AvaSpire products in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, except for Italy.

According to Solvay, its KetaSpire polyether ether ketone (PEEK) and AvaSpire polyaryletherketone (PAEK) engineering thermoplastics have high heat resistance, retaining their thermal stability at temperatures of up to 315°C and long-term thermal oxidation stability at up to 240°C. They also have improved chemical and fatigue resistance.