Category Archives: Cast Nylon

The Ultimate Performance Plastic: Nylatech Nythane

It’s the cast nylon plastic we often recommend for the most demanding industrial applications. Nylatech Nythane grades are a chemically formulated co-polymer that offers engineering material with the high tensile and compressive strength of cast nylon. It also provides excellent wear and abrasion resistance, often a non-negotiable requirement in demanding industrial applications. This ultimate performance…
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Cast Nylon Dictionary

Throughout our website, and when working with our team, we use a variety of plastics terminology. Here is a brief dictionary of common terms used when describing cast nylon plastics: Thermoplastic: This is a material that softens when it’s heated and forms a solid when cooled. The key characteristic of thermoplastic is that this heating…
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Top industries using Cast Nylon Plastics

No matter your industry, cast nylon is probably being used in your equipment. Today we’re taking a look at the main industries we work with at Nylatech and why cast nylon makes a good plastic for parts and components in each market. Agricultural  Cast nylon is perfect for agricultural equipment parts because of its excellent…
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How California Proposition 65 applies to Nylatech Plastics

As part of our commitment to the environment, and in adhering to the laws in states we do business in, we adhere to the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (known as “Proposition 65”). Proposition 65 came into law in 1986 to prohibit businesses from knowingly discharging harmful chemicals into drinking water sources.…
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National Inventors Month: The inventors of nylon plastic

To celebrate National Inventors Month, we thought we’d take a look at the inventors who shaped the future with Nylon plastics. Wallace Carothers worked at DuPont, a company who was known for producing gunpowder, cellulose-based paints, and synthetic ammonia and other chemicals. His teams' experiments with cellulose-based fibres led to them producing fiber rayon, an…
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Why cast nylon is perfect for finished parts

Cast Nylon is a versatile thermoplastic used in so many finished parts. It’s often a cost-effective alternative to other raw materials. Today we’re going to take a quick look at the most common parts made from Cast Nylon 6 and 6/12 thermoplastics: Bearings and Rollers: Cast Nylon requires little to no lubrication it’s ideal for…
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What makes Cast nylon 6 and 6/12 a popular thermoplastic

As you already know, we are an internationally respected manufacturer of cast nylon 6 and 6/12. Here is a quick run-down of what makes it such a popular thermoplastic: It’s recyclable: Thermoplastics are plastics that can be indefinitely heated and cooled over and over again. When means that unused waste from the manufacturing process can…
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Factors that Influence your Choice of Cast Nylon in your Project

With many types of Nylatech brand Cast Nylon 6/12, we have a material that will work for virtually any project. All of Nylatech's Nylon materials have excellent abrasion and wear resistance, high tensile and compressive strength, a low coefficient of friction, are lightweight, and are easily machinable. But some are better suited for certain applications…
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3 Benefits of using Cast Nylon plastics

Innovation has created many different types of plastics, each with its own unique set of properties and features. Cast Nylon, in particular, is one of the most widely used engineering thermoplastics in use today. It can be overwhelming to choose the right one for your project, but to help you narrow down the options, here…
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We’re Blowing Out Our Rod & Tube Inventory!

We have an excess of nylon rod and tube in various dimensions. Click the links below to view everything that is on sale with pricing. First come, first serve as many of the shapes have a limited quantity! Please call 1-800-506-9566 or email to place your order.      Applicable taxes and shipping are not…
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