Tag Archives: industrial

Chain Guides are Better in Plastic

Decades ago, it would have been surprising to see a plastic chain guide in any industry, let alone in a heavy duty conveyor environment; but now it seems that those dealing with chain-driven equipment have embraced the benefits. Plastic chain guides are known for their ability to reduce friction, dampen noise, soften vibration and even…
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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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Less Friction = Less Risk in Mills

  Friction is a liability in a sawmill. Not only can it cause excess wear and tear on equipment leading to increased down time, but it can also lead to sparks and breakage, which in a mill, can be deadly. While most mills have converted to lower friction chain beds like those made of urethane,…
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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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Why Blue is Better in the Heat

Industrial dryers have one thing in common with fast moving manufacturing lines, overs and kilns. Heat. Lots of it. And when heat meets regular wear and tear, problems are the result. That's why we created Nylatech BLUE. This heat-stabilized grade of cast nylon was developed to take the heat of bushings, rollers, wear pads and…
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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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Sealing with Nylon

Valves and seals made of nylon consistently outperform their rubber and metal counterparts. They last longer, can be pre-coloured (no painting) and can take the same amount of pressure (and then some) of components made of other materials. Due to its unique chemical composition, nylon is self-lubricating and won't dry out like rubber seals. Plus,…
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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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FEATURE GRADE: Nylatech PVM

NYLATECH® PVM (pressure/velocity/maximum) was developed to provide a premium material for a variety of applications. NYLATECH® PVM offers: Internally Lubricated Minimizes Maintenance Improves Part Life Improves Life of Mating Component Reduces Machine/Equipment Noise Lower Coefficient of Friction Superb Machinability and Surface Finish            
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