Category Archives: Cast Nylon

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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Cast Nylon for the Construction Industry

Innovation and adaptability drive the world forward. We’ve been working with the world’s leading technical and design experts to develop cast nylon parts for many industries, including construction. From these partnerships, we have developed long-lasting plastic alternatives to more traditional metal construction materials. The construction industry uses many tools and machines. They often work on…
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Plastics in Wastewater Industry

This week is the 20th anniversary of National Groundwater Awareness Week (March 10-16, 2019). 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…
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