Category Archives: Mining

Solving mining problems with cast nylon

Not all jobs are done in the comfort and safety of a cubical or the “corner office.” Some jobs, like mining, require many boots on the ground, and if operations are not done safely, it can lead to dangerous or fatal consequences. Mining equipment accidents are one of the biggest dangers. Mining equipment is often…
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Industry Profile: Mining

In the US alone, mining is a $97 billion industry that employs over 1.6 million people every year. Mining companies are always looking for ways to streamline production and lower maintenance cost for their specialized equipment. At Nylatech, we've worked in partnership with our distribution partners to produce wear resistant components to reduce equipment maintenance…
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For Really Tough Jobs

  WEAR RESISTANT & SELF LUBRICATING Nylon Components for the Mining Industry    Sliding, rolling, abrasion, and impact can cause premature wear on parts and equipment, this is where Nylatech comes in. Nylatech provides solutions for demanding applications with wear resistant and self-lubricating nylon components. We can reduce or eliminate wear on mating materials, increasing the life of both…
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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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Better in the Sun

One of the reasons many cast nylon products are so flexible in their useage 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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Keep Cranes Stable and Crews Safe

Outrigger pads are essential when working with heavy duty cranes or equipment on any surface. Not only do outrigger pads need to provide stability for the protection of surfaces and maintaining a level vehicle, they also need to be lightweight, portable and have an excellent crush rating to withstand the pressure of outriggers and significant…
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Nylatech Mining Solutions

Nylatech provides many wear resistant components to the mining industry that reduce maintenance and extend the life of equipment. Materials are available that contain solid lubricant additives, have high pressure-velocity (PV) values, and excellent wear resistance. In many applications, the high wear resistance can be achieved without start-up or running lubrication. These materials also reduce…
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