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Nylon Plastic - Sheets, Rods, Tubes and Accessories

Nylon provided by Interstate Plastics is a tough, stable engineering thermoplastic with a high modulus of elasticity, high strength, good rigidity, dimensional stability, resistance to moisture, solvents and other chemicals. Material sample packs are available to test Nylon for your application.

Nylon is also known by brand names including Sustamid, Tecast, Zytel, Ertalon, Nycast, Nyloil, Tecamid and Nylatron.


Nylon Plastic Sheet

Nylon Sheet

Plastic Nylon Rods

Nylon Rod

Plastic Nylon Tubes

Nylon Tube

Nylon MD Plastic

Nylon MD
       

Nylon NSM Plastic

Nylon NSM

Nylon GS and GSM Plastics

Nylon GS / GSM

Food Grade Nylon Plastic

Nyloil FG (Food Grade)

Glass Filled Nylon Plastic

Nylon Glass Filled

Nylon Overview

Nylon plastic is a strong, stiff mechanical and engineering machinable thermoplastic with outstanding toughness, dimensional stability, wear resistance, availability, and versatility. Perfect for bearing and wear applications, nylon is frequently used to replace metal bearings and bushings, many times eliminating need for external lubrication.

Nylon has served well in replacing many metals and offers a design choice when noise reduction and long life are important.

Other benefits include a reduction in part weight, less operating noise, and decreased wear on mating parts.

Nylon is available in a variety of specialty formulations. Molybdenum disulphide-filled (MD) and oil-filled nylons have enhanced wear and mechanical properties, while heat stabilized nylon will withstand higher operating temperatures.

Cast nylon inherently has less stress versus extruded nylon. Lower moisture absorption gives cast nylon a higher dimensional stability, while the more crystalline structure of cast nylon gives it higher strength. Cast nylon performs in temperatures up to 70F degrees higher versus extruded.

Nylatron NSM was developed for demanding applications where larger size parts are required.


 
  • High toughness, strong and stiff
  • High dimensional stability
  • Wear resistant
  • Can many times replace metal bearings and bushings
  • Many times eliminates need for external lubrication.
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Easy to machine
  • FDA compliant grades available
  • Glass-filled grades available




Nylon Applications

Nylon in non-fibrous castable form is used almost exclusively for mechanical purposes such as gears and sprockets. In fibrous forms, Nylon has many textile applications.

• Mechanical: Bearings and bushings, gears, machine screws, low/medium stress components, machinery components, Seals and gaskets, wear pads, wheels and rollers

• Textile: fibers used for fabrics, veils, carpets, musical instrument strings, rope, threads, nets, tire cords, garments

• Casting & Injection Molding: hair combs, spudgers, gun frames

• Medical: surgical sutures


 

Physical Properties of Nylon
Property Cast Extruded MD
Water Absorption @24 Hours 0.6 - 0.9% 1.2% 0.5%
Izod Impact, Notched 0.7-0.9 1.2 --
Tensile Strength (ksi) 11.8ksi 12.4ksi 12ksi
Tensile Modulus (ksi) 435ksi 410ksi 450ksi
Flexural Strength (ksi) 15.5 - 17.5ksi 15ksi --
Flexural Modulus (ksi) 460ksi 450ksi 330ksi
Elongation at Break 20-55% 50% 35%
Compressive Strength (ksi) 13-16ksi 12.5ksi --
Hardness, Rockwell 115-125 115 --
Maximum continuous service 230F 210F 220-250F
Deflection Temp. 200-400F 200F  
Melting Point 450F 500F --
Coefficient of Friction 0.22 0.28 0.3-0.4
*Values listed are typical and are meant only as a guide to aid in design. Field testing should be performed to find the actual values for your application.

 

Nylon Resistance:
R = Resistant | L = Limited Resistance | N = Non-Resistant
Chemical Nylon 6/6
Acetaldehyde Aq. R
Acetic Acid Aq. R
Acetone L
Alcohols, Aliphatic R
Aluminum Chloride Aq. R
Aluminum Sulphate Aq. R
Ammonia Gas R
Ammonium Carbonate Aq. R
Ammonium Chloride Aq. R
Amyl Acetate R
Anillne R
Antimony Trichoride Aq. R
Barlium Chloride Aq. R
Barlium Sulphate Aq. R
Benzene R
Benzene Sulphonic Acid R
Bleaching Lye R
Boric Acid Aq. R
Bromine Aq. L
Butanol R
Butyric Acid Aq. R
Butyric Acid R
Calcium Hypochlorite R
Camphor R
Carbon Tetrachloride R
Chloral Hydrate R
Chlorine Aq. R
Chloroform R
Chlorosulphonic Acid Aq. R
Chrome Alum Aq. R
Chromic Acid Aq. R
Citric Acid Aq. R
Creosote R
Cresylic Acid R
Cyclohexanol R
Cyclohexanone R
Detergents, Organic R
Dibutylphthalate R
Diesel Oil R
Dioxan R
Edible Oils R
Ether, Diethyl R
Ethyl Acetate R
Ethylene Dichloride R
Ethylene Glycol Aq. R
Ferrous Chloride Aq. R
Fluorine N
Freon 12 (Arcton 12) R
Formaldehyde Aq. R
Formic Acid Aq. L
Fruit Juices R
Glycerine R
Heptane R
Hydrobromic Acid Aq. N
Hydrochloric Acid Aq. R
Hydrofluoric Acid Aq N
Hydrogenated Vegetable Oils R
Hydrogen Peroxide Aq. R
Hydrogen Peroxide Aq. R
Hydrogen Peroxide Aq. R
Hydrogen Sulphide Aq. R
Hydroquinone R
Iodine (in Alcohol) R
Iodine (in Pot Iodine) Aq. R
Isopropylalcohol R
Lactic Acid Aq. R
Lactic Acid Aq. R
Lead Acetate Aq. R
Linseed Oil R
Lubricating Oils (Petroleum) R
Magnesium Chloride Aq. R
Maleics Acid R
Malonic Acid Aq. R
Mercuric Chloride Aq. R
Methyl Acetate R
Methyl Ethyl Ketone R
Methyl Chloride R
Milk R
Mineral Oils R
Naphthalene R
Nickel Sulphate Aq. R
Nitric Acid Aq. R
Nitric Acid Aq. R
Oleic Acid R
Oxalic Acid Aq. R
Ozone R
Paraffin R
Perchloric Acid Aq. R
Petrol R
Phenol Aq. N
Phosphoric Acid Aq. R
Phosphoric Acid Aq. R
Phosphoric Acid Aq. R
Phthalic Acid Aq. R
Potassium Bicarb. Aq. R
Potassium Chloride Aq. R
Potassium Ferrocyanide Aq. R
Propane Gas L
Salicylic Acid R
Silicone Fluids R
Silver Nitrate R
Soap Solutions R
Sodium Acetate Aq. R
Sodium Bicarbonate Aq. R
Sodium Hypochlorite 15% (Chlorine Bleach) R
Sodium Nitrate Aq. R
Stannic Chloride Aq. R
Stearic Acid R
Styrene (Monomer) R
Sulphur Dioxide (Dry Gas) R
Sulphuric Acid Aq. R
Sulphuric Acid Aq. R
Sulphurous Acid Aq. R
Tallow R
Tar R
Toluene R
Transformer Oil R
Trichlorethylene R
Triethanolamine R
Turpentine R
Trisodium Phosphate Aq. R
Urea R
Vaseline R
Vegetable Oils R
Vinegar R
Vinyl Chloride R
Water R
Wax (Molten) R
White Spirit R
Wines and Spirits R
Xylene R
Xylenol R
Zinc Chloride Aq. R

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Description  
Nylon - Natural Cast Sheet
Nylon has a combination of toughness, dimensional stability, wear resistance, and versatility.
Nylon - Natural Extruded Sheet
Nylon has a combination of toughness, dimensional stability, wear resistance, and versatility.
Nylon Rod - Natural Cast
Nylon has a combination of toughness, dimensional stability, wear resistance, and versatility.
Nylon Rod - Natural Extruded
Nylon has a combination of toughness, dimensional stability, wear resistance, and versatility.
Nylon - Natural Cast Tubular Bar
Nylon has a combination of toughness, dimensional stability, wear resistance, and versatility.
Nylon Nylatron NSM Cast Sheet
Nylatron NSM was developed for demanding applications where larger size parts are required.
Nylon Rod - Nylatron Cast NSM
Nylatron NSM was developed for demanding applications where larger size parts are required.
Nylon Rod - Cast MD
Nylon has a combination of toughness, dimensional stability, wear resistance, and versatility.
Nylon Tube Bar - Cast MD
Nylon has a combination of toughness, dimensional stability, wear resistance, and versatility.
Nylon Rod - Extruded Round MD
Nylon has a combination of toughness, dimensional stability, wear resistance, and versatility.
Nylon Rod - Natural Nyloil FG (Food Grade)
NYLOIL-FG is a self lubricating Nylon bearing material approved for food contact.
Nylon Rod - Nyloil Cast Green
Nylon has a combination of toughness, dimensional stability, wear resistance, and versatility.
Nylon Tube Bar - GSM Cast Blue
Nylatron GSM PA6 should be considered for any oil-filled Nylon application.
Nylon Rod - Glass Filled 30%
Nylon has a combination of toughness, dimensional stability, wear resistance, and versatility.
Friction Resistance Material Sample Pack
Includes a 6x6" sample of Acetal, Nylon, UHMW, and a 3x3" sample of PTFE
Tensile Strength Material Sample Pack
Includes a 6x6" sample of Acetal, Nylon, and PET.
Thermoplastics Material Sample Pack
6x6" sample of ABS, Acetal, Acrylic, Nylon, PVC, UHMW, PET, and a 3x3" sample of PTFE.
BUSHING- CYLINDRICAL- MD FILLED NYLON
A cylindrical bushing with MD filled Nylon, available in a variety of sizes.
BUSHING- FLANGE- MD FILLED NYLON
Interstate Plastics flange bushings are made from Moly filled Nylon bearing grade material.
SHAFT COLLAR- NYLON W/ STAINLESS STEEL SETSCREWS
Nylon Shaft Collar, Various Sizes
SPUR GEAR- MACHINED- OIL FILLED NYLON
Machined Oil Filled Nylon Spur Gear, Various Sizes.
Cable Tie Wraps - Black
Standard Nylon Cable Ties in Black
Cable Tie Wraps - White/Natural
Standard Nylon Cable Ties in White/Natural Color



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