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Why cast nylon is perfect for valves and seals

The material you use for your parts and components will affect its longevity, cost, and maintenance. When you need valves and seals for your next project, cast nylon plastic has many benefits over other traditional materials like metal. Here are four features and characteristics that make cast nylon plastic a good material choice for valves…
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Cast Nylon Profiles: Nylatech Oil Grades

Nylatech oil grades are a perfect choice for applications where maintenance lubrication is difficult or impossible. The oil grades of cast nylon are specially formulated to limit moisture absorption so they can be used in moist or water-submerged environments. Here are 2 varieties of oil-grade Nylatech cast nylon plastics: Nylatech Oil In Nylatech-Oil, the lubrication…
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Happy National Agricultural Day (March 23)

It’s #NationalAgriculturalDay and Nylatech is proud to work with many Agricultural equipment producers around the country.  Since the pandemic started last year, people have been buying more fruits and vegetables to cook more meals at home. The #BuyLocal trend is also sweeping the nation as Americans want to support their neighbours and local produce producers.…
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Happy Valentines Day: What we LOVE about Cast Nylon

Unlike your Ex, cast nylon is made to last and is here to stay! Today we thought we’d share the top 5 things we love (and we know you love) about Cast Nylon plastic. Strength: Cast Nylon is a strong thermoplastic and is great for everything from consumer goods, to professional-grade equipment and machinery. It’s…
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Why use Cast Nylon for Bearings and Rollers

Are you still using metal bearings and rollers in your facility or in your equipment? 2021 may be the time to switch to non-metallic bearings (made from cast nylon #thermoplastic), even in the most arduous conditions.  Nylatech Cast Nylon is optimal for bearings because it provides longer wear life with little or no lubrication required…
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Happy Holidays to All Our Friends!

Whether you’re breathing a sigh of relief that the craziness of 2020 is almost over or you’ve already put it behind you and are gearing up for a terrific 2021, the holidays are a time for celebration! How will you celebrate? This time of year we always love to take a moment to reflect on…
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Why should you care about Near Net Shape (NNS)

As much as we at Nylatech love using our CNC machines for creating high-precision cuts, it’s a slow process because it’s so detailed. While CNC machining is still a great process that we recommend often for some projects, we also often suggest a new manufacturing process called Near Net Shape (NNS) manufacturing.  In this process,…
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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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Industry Profile: Why use Cast Nylon for Material Handling Applications

Material handling equipment is put to the test every day. Businesses can’t afford to have their machines out of service because of 1 broken part. That’s why cast nylon, self-lubricating plastic parts are so important for this industry. In an industry with high levels of friction, well lubricated parts are critical, but it’s not practical…
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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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