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It’s World Food Safety Day (June 7)

Everyone deserves access to safe food and clean drinking water. Today (June 7) is World Food Safety Day and a reminder that we all need to do our part to keep it that way. At Nylatech, we’re doing our part by providing the food processing industry with food-grade cast nylon plastic parts so they can…
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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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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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Why Cast Nylon parts are perfect for marine applications

Machinery and parts used in the marine industry are subjected to more than average wear and tear. Being exposed to water, salt, and unique atmospheric conditions, parts used in the marine industry need to be extra tough. Cast nylon more than fits these specific needs. We’ve found that components made from cast nylon and used…
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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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Why cast nylon is best for sawmill equipment

Cast nylon plastic is great for many different applications and industries and today we’re going to look at how it’s used in the sawmill equipment industry. The sawmill and lumber industry is booming with a growth of about 2.4% per year and employing over 86,000 throughout the US. So much of our country and the…
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