Category Archives: Cast Nylon

Super Black – Heat Stabilized Nylon

Super Black Heat Stabilized Nylon is a specially formulated material designed to withstand elevated temperatures while maintaining its mechanical properties. This advanced polymer offers a unique combination of high strength, thermal stability, and wear resistance, making it an ideal choice for applications where standard nylons may fall short. Key Features and Benefits 1. Enhanced Thermal…
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Nylon Solutions for the Wastewater Industry

To keep groundwater contamination free, it’s crucial that we have effective and safe wastewater treatment processes and equipment so contaminated water never enters natural or man-made water sources. Contaminated wastewater contains toxic chemicals that if leaked into the environment in any way, can poison local wildlife and plants, and make groundwater undrinkable. Cast Nylon has…
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Better in the Sun

One of the reasons many cast nylon products are so flexible in their usage is that they are UV resistant, making them ideal for indoor and outdoor applications. The durability and natural lubrication has made cast nylon ideal for replacing rubber and metal parts that wear out quickly like bearings, sprockets, wheels and chain guides,…
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FEATURE GRADE: Nylatech PVM

NYLATECH® PVM (pressure/velocity/maximum) was developed to provide a premium material designed for demanding applications requiring durability and low maintenance. This self-lubricating material boasts a low coefficient of friction, significantly enhancing equipment life and operational efficiency. Ideal for bearings and bushings, NYLATECH® PVM is celebrated for its superb machinability, impressive surface finish, and the ability to…
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Chain Guides are Better in Plastic

Decades ago, it would have been surprising to see a plastic chain guide in any industry, let alone in a heavy duty conveyor environment; but now it seems that those dealing with chain-driven equipment have embraced the benefits. Plastic chain guides are known for their ability to reduce friction, dampen noise, soften vibration and even…
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Built-in Oil Lubrication

Nylatech's Self Lubricating Materials are offered for applications where maintenance lubrication is difficult or impossible. Different grades have been formulated to work optimally for general purpose, FDA, high load, and increased wear and/or abrasion applications: 1. NYLATECH® OIL Offers: Low Coefficient of Friction Reduced "Slip-Stick" Low Moisture Adsorption Reduced or Eliminated need for Lubrication NYLATECH®…
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Nylatech IRG Takes A Beating

Nylatech IRG retains the basic physical properties of nylon 6, but has increased impact resistance. Some of the most common applications are, Pile driving pads Vibration dampeners Mechanical stop applications High impact applications Since traditional cast nylon 6 materials are semi-crystalline, they are susceptible to cracking and breaking when subjected to high impact loads especially…
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Avoid Off-Cuts, Waste and Unnecessary Machining

With our abilities with near-net casting - you can avoid two costly manufacturing expenses: Added time finishing and machining Useless off-cuts and and waste   So what is "near-net casting"? Near net casting is an industrial manufacturing technique where the initial production of the item is very close to the final shape, reducing or eliminating…
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Maximizing Efficiency and Durability in Sheave and Bearing Design Using Nylon

When designing a sheave or bearing, the choice of material plays a pivotal role in ensuring successful installation and longevity. This is especially true when using materials like Cast Nylon-6, renowned for their durability and performance. Here, we delve into why nylon, particularly Cast Nylon-6, is an ideal choice for such applications, backed by insights…
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An Ocean of Opportunities

Seawater is brutal on equipment. The salt, the pressure and the regular use all add up to a harsh environment that wears metal and other ROV components down quickly leading to downtime and failure. ROVs are expensive pieces of equipment and every minute of downtime means costs and lost revenue. Metal parts can't stand up…
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