Trade Name® Product Company
Amodel Polyphthalamide Solvay Advanced Polymers
Barex Acrylonitrile Copolymer BP Chemical
Forar HDPE Solvay Advanced Polymers
Kadel Polyketone Solvay Advanced Polymers
Mindel Polysulfone Blends Solvay Advanced Polymers
Oleplate PP Solvay Advanced Polymers
Olevac PP Solvay Advanced Polymers
Radel Polyethersulfone Solvay Advanced Polymers
Torlon Polyamideimide Solvay Advanced Polymers, DSM
Udel Polysulfone Solvay Advanced Polymers
Xydar Liquid Crystal Polymer Solvay Advanced Polymers

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Solvay Advanced Polymersis the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic resins. These materials are usually selected to replace metals or high temperature thermoset plastics because they exhibit excellent heat distortion temperatures, dimensional stability and excellent environmental stress crack resistance(ESCR). Included in their product portfolio are: Udel™Polysulfone, Amodel™ Polyphthalamide and Xydar™ Liquid Crystal Polymers, Mindel™ Polysulfone blends and Radel™ Polyethersulfone. The product chosen from this group would depend on the specific set of properties you need for your application. The following tables summarize the key markets and types of applications for these materials.|
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Solvay Advanced Polymers Trade Names

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Radel R
Radel A
Udel
Mindel
Amodel
Xydar
Torlon
Kadel
Aircraft
Yes
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Yes
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Automotive
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Yes
Yes
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Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Business Machines
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Yes
Yes
Yes
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Yes
Yes
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Coatings
Yes
Yes
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Yes
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Consumer Goods
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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Electrical/ Electronics
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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Industrial Equipment
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Yes
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Yes
Yes
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Medical
Yes
Yes
Yes
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Membranes
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Yes
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Plumbing
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Yes
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AIRCRAFT Radel R Radel A Udel Mindel Amodel Xydar Torlon Kadel
Air-return grills
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Yes
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Military aircraft wear pads
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Yes
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Passenger service unit interiors
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Shrouds
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Yes
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Standoffs
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AUTOMOTIVE
Radel R
Radel A
Udel
Mindel
Amodel
Xydar
Torlon
Kadel
Annulus bushings
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Yes
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Automotive fuses
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Yes
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Automotive E/E
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Device connectors
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Yes
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Electronic component housings
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Yes
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Halogen lamp socket
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Yes
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Motor end caps
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Yes
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Motor frames and housings
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Yes
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Sensors and solenoids
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Yes
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Wire harness connectors
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Body Components
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Bezels
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Cooling and heating system components
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Charger air cooler housings
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Engine inlets, outlets and thermostat housings
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Yes
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Heater core end tanks
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Yes
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Oil filter housings
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Yes
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Water pump components
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Yes
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Fuel system components
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Fuel line connectors
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Yes
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Fuel rails and pressure regulation components
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Yes
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Fuel tank components
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Yes
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Fuel tank flanges
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Yes
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Hydraulic poppet and spool valves
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Yes
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Mechanical parts
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Clips, brackets and hangers
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Yes
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Component housings, end-caps, frames and base plates
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Yes
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Fluid reservoirs
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Yes
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Transmission check balls
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Yes
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Transmission seal rings
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Yes
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Transmission thrust washers
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Yes
Yes
Business machines
Radel R
Radel A
Udel
Mindel
Amodel
Xydar
Torlon
Kadel
Ink jet printer cartridges
Yes
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Yes
Yes
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Yes
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Internal copier components
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Yes
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Internal printer components
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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Yes
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Coatings
Adhesive coatings for non-stick cookware
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Yes
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Magnet wire insulation
Yes
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Non-stick cookware coatings
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Yes
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Consumer goods
Radel R
Radel A
Udel
Mindel
Amodel
Xydar
Torlon
Kadel
Coffee decanters
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Yes
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Food service hospital conduction serving trays
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Yes
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Food service hospital induction serving bases
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Yes
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Food service steam table pans
Yes
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Food service trays
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Yes
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Food service trays for correctional institutions
Yes
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Hot beverage machine components
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Yes
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Lawn and garden tools
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Yes
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Milking equipment
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Yes
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Ovenable bowls
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Yes
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Vacuum cleaner impellers
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Yes
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Electrical/ electronics
Radel R
Radel A
Udel
Mindel
Amodel
Xydar
Torlon
Kadel
Capacitor carriers
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Yes
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Chip carrier
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Yes
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Circuit breakers and relays
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Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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Connectors
Yes
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Yes
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Disc drives
Yes
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Yes
Yes
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EMI shielding
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ESD Matrix trays
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Film
Yes
Yes
Yes
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Heat sinks
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Yes
Yes
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Internal frames
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Optoelectronic devices
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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RF module casing
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Yes
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Switches
Yes
Yes
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Yes
Yes
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Voice coil motors
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Yes
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Wafer handling devices
Yes
Yes
Yes
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Yes
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Industrial equipment
Radel R
Radel A
Udel
Mindel
Amodel
Xydar
Torlon
Kadel
Bearing components
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Yes
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Chemical processing equipment fabrics
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Yes
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Compressor and pump valve rings
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Yes
Off-highway equipment components
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Yes
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Well-drilling components
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Yes
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Medical
Radel R
Radel A
Udel
Mindel
Amodel
Xydar
Torlon
Kadel
Dental instruments
Yes
Yes
Yes
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Lab animal cages
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Surgical instruments
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Surgical trays
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Membranes
Radel R
Radel A
Udel
Mindel
Amodel
Xydar
Torlon
Kadel
Food and beverage processing
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Yes
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Renal dialysis membrane cartridges
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Waste water recovery systems
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Yes
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Water purification systems
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Yes
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Plumbing
Radel R
Radel A
Udel
Mindel
Amodel
Xydar
Torlon
Kadel
Dip tubes
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Yes
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Faucet components
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Yes
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Pipe fittings and manifolds
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Yes
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Threaded pipe fittings and manifolds
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Valve stems and handles
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