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Nylon Components for the Mining Industry 

In the rigorous world of mining, equipment durability is crucial. The constant exposure to sliding, rolling, abrasion, and impact results in significant wear and tear on machinery. Nylatech steps in to address these challenges by offering nylon components that are both wear resistant and self-lubricating. By integrating these advanced materials, Nylatech helps reduce wear on mating materials, thus extending the lifespan of both the nylon parts and the equipment they interact with.

Reducing Maintenance & Prolonging Equipment Life

Nylon components are vital in minimizing downtime and maintenance costs. The self-lubricating properties of these parts mean less need for additional lubricants, which can be especially beneficial in environments where maintenance is difficult. Their wear resistance ensures that the components themselves, as well as the equipment they come into contact with, last longer, leading to reduced costs and increased efficiency.

Key Applications in Mining:

Nylatech's nylon components are versatile and can be used in various parts of mining equipment, including:

  • Bushings & Bearings: Essential for reducing friction and wear in moving parts.
  • Wear Plates & Slide Bearings: Protect surfaces from severe wear and facilitate smoother movement.
  • Guides & Blocks: Improve the accuracy and alignment of machinery parts.
  • Sheaves & Wheels: Essential for cable and rope management, reducing wear from friction.

Each component is designed to withstand the demanding conditions of the mining industry and provide a reliable solution that enhances equipment functionality and longevity. By adopting Nylatech's advanced nylon materials, mining operations can achieve more reliable performance, lower maintenance costs, and ultimately, higher productivity.

For those in the mining industry looking to enhance equipment performance and durability, turning to wear resistant and self-lubricating nylon components from Nylatech offers a promising solution.


  • Bushings
  • Wear plates
  • Slide bearings
  • Belt rope guide sheaves
  • Valve seats
  • Thrust bearings
  • Drag line sheaves
  • Axle nose cone bearings
  • Seals
  • Rubbing blocks
  • Guides
  • Cams
  • Gears
  • Steering kingpin thrust bearings
  • Track boggy wheel bushings
  • Wear strips
  • Pivot bushings

Talk to one of our representatives today to learn more or request a quote.