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What is Cast Nylon 6/12?

Nylon; is an extremely versatile engineering plastic making it one of the most widely used engineering thermoplastics today. An excellent combination of mechanical performance like low coefficient of friction, good abrasion resistance, toughness and cost make Nylon an ideal replacement for a wide variety of materials from metal to rubber. Cast Nylon 6 (polycaprolactam) exhibits…
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Types of Nylon

The most common type of Nylon are Cast Nylon (Type 6) and Extruded Nylon (Type 6,6). The largest applications for Nylon are bearings, cams, valve seats, gears and other bearing and wear applications that require quiet operation, wear resistance and low coefficients of friction. Nylon is typically not preferred for wet applications as it absorbs…
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Why Nylon?

Material choice is crucial to the performance of companies’ products in the plastics industry. For the last 55 years, Nylon (or polyamides) has flourished mostly due to the cost/ performance ratio and blend of properties. There are two general types of nylon: those prepared from a diamine and a diacid (nylon 66) and those prepared…
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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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Have a Safe and Happy Holiday

  WARNING: Failure to follow these instructions could result in fire or explosion, which could cause property damage, personal injury, or death—not to mention ruin a perfectly good turkey. HOW TO BUILD A DERRICK Article take from: http://altonbrown.com/how-to-build-a-derrick/ Parts List: 1 (8-foot) fiberglass ladder 15 feet of heavy-duty cotton sash cord (not synthetic rope; it…
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Why Use a Nylon Bearing?

Nylatech Nylon Bearings are lighter than steel and have excellent wear resistance with a high load capacity. Switching to a nylon bearing doesn't have to be a trial. We have experience with a variety of applications that take the guess-work out of replacing traditional materials with Nylatech Nylon. Click here to download this short presentation…
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Discover Opportunities with Nylon

Nylatech offers Webinars and In-House Training to help educate both new and existing staff on the wide-range of opportunities Cast Nylon-6 offers, as well as the unique abilities Nylatech gives you to help grow your business. We offer both webinars and in-house training on a variety of topics; Cast Nylon-6 Properties and comparisons to other…
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Super Black – Heat Stabilized Nylon

Nylatech's Super Black is a heat stabilized oil-filled nylon that withstands continuous operating temperatures of 240 - 280 degrees F. Super Black also has high load bearing capabilities making them it the perfect material for kiln cart bushings. Bushings are available in a variety of sizes. • Self-Lubricating • Heat Stabilized • Non-Corrosive Physical Properties:…
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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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No Minimum Order for Glass-Filled Nylon-6

Nylatech's Glass-Filled Nylon-6 is available in a wide variety of shapes and sizes with no minimums. Increased compressive load Better dimensional stability Elevated operating temperature   Nylatech Advantages: 5% up to 40% glass concentration available Colors: black, natural, red, blue, green, and yellow Uses: Automotive Industry Prototyping Fracking Contact us today for more information.  …
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