Tag Archives: Mining

Industry Profile: Mining

In the United States, the mining sector is a significant industry, with nearly 13,000 active mines contributing approximately $61 billion to the economy. This sector primarily produces a range of critical commodities, underscoring the importance of efficient and cost-effective operations. Companies within this space are continuously seeking methods to enhance production while minimizing maintenance expenses…
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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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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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Reducing maintenance and wear of mining equipment

Mining is an important industry and one not without challenges. Equipment in mining is expensive, and equipment downtime can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars each day the equipment is out of service.  One way to reduce maintenance costs is to reduce the wear and tear on parts by making them in cast nylon. Cast…
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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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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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