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Engineering Plastics - Nylon

Supplier: Ballarat Engineering Plastics

Engineering Plastics, polyamides commonly referred to as nylon and available in nylon sheets, nylon rod and nylon tube and are distinguished by different types.


Engineering Plastics - Nylon

The most common engineering nylons are PA6 and PA66. Nylon stock shapes are produced by either extrusion or casting. The process is in part a determinant of the nylon properties of the end product. Modifiers are added to enhance desirable characteristics.

Nylon Advantages: Nylon rod,nylon sheet and nylon tubes are tough, durable, general purpose engineering material with special grades for specialty applications. Typical application conditions would be medium speed and temperature in a rugged, abrasive, impact and high load environment.

Nylon Products:

  • Ertalon 6SA : High mechanical and damping properties
  • Ertalon 66SA : Higher mechanical properties and better dimensional stability
  • Ertalon 6PLA : Monomer cast, similar properties to 66SA
  • Ertalon 6XAU+: Higher mechanical, wear and creep properties than 6PLA
  • Ertalon LFX : Self lubricating, increased wear resistance and reduced co-efficient of friction
  • Ertalon 4.6 : Polyamide 4.6
  • Ertalon 66GF30 : Polyamide 66 glass filled
  • Nylatron GS : High mechanical properties with MoS2 filler
  • Nylatron GSM : Monomer cast with MoS2 filler
  • Nylatron MC901 : High mechanical wear and creep resistance
  • Nylatron 703XL : Internally lubricated cast nylon for special applications
  • Nylon Sprockets : Reduced chain wear, lightweight with no lubricant required
  • Nylon Gears : Reduced wear on mating gear, lightweight, reduced noise with no lubricant required

Key Features and Benefits : Nylon Sheet, Nylon Rod & Tube Products

  • Excellent bearing properties
  • High impact strength and toughness
  • Low power factor requirements
  • High wear resistance
  • Very high sliding properties

Applications : Nylon sheet, Nylon Rod, Nylon Tube

  • High load bearings
  • Wear pads
  • Support and Guide Wheels
  • Conveyor and Tension Rollers
  • Wire Rope Sheaves
  • Buffer Pads
  • Gears, etc.