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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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Benefits of using Nylon plastics

We’re big fans of Nylon plastic, specifically cast Nylon 6 (polycaprolactam) and 6/12. It’s one of the most widely used engineering plastics used today. Here’s why we love this versatile plastic, and why you will too. Virtually any industry can benefit from cast nylon parts. In the last 23 years we’ve worked with agriculture, construction,…
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