Polymer key to high-tech coffee machine

Outstanding hydrolytic stability and chemical resistance at elevated temperatures has given Victrex PEEK polymer an ideal fit in key parts of the Viva a high-tech coffee machine. Forming the boiling assembly, the parts consist of a boiling piston, boiling bushing, a needle pad and perforated plate.

Following the evaluation of a number of different materials, PEEK was chosen for its key physical criteria, and also for its compliance with EU and FDA regulations for food contact applications.

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