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Nylon is one of the original engineering thermoplastic materials. With an ideal balance of strength and toughness it finds use in a wide variety of industries and applications.

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<p>Easy to machine due to its size options/near-net shapes</p>

Easy to machine due to its size options/near-net shapes

<p>Lightweight</p>

Lightweight

<p>Wear resistant</p>

Wear resistant

<p>Strength/durability</p>

Strength/durability

<p>Highly impact resistant</p>

Highly impact resistant

<p>Chemical resistant</p>

Chemical resistant

Product Options

Colors

Sheet and Rod: Natural, Black, Green, Blue
Tube: Natural, Black, Green, Blue

Grades
  • Extruded
  • Cast
  • Unfilled
  • Glass Filled
  • Heat Stabilized
  • Lubricant Filled
  • Molybdenum Disulfide Filled
  • Oil Filled
Sizes
Shape
Sizes

Dimensions: 12″ x 12″, 12″ x 24″, 12″ x 48″, 24″ x 24″, 24″ x 48″, 48″ x 96″, 48″ x 120″
Thickness: 0.030″ – 4″

Diameter: 0.060″ – 12″
Length: 8′ – 10′

Outside Diameter: 2″ – 8″
Length: 26″ – 96″

Technical Resources

Suppliers / Brands

Nylatron®
Ensinger

Physical Properties

Units ASTM Test Cast NYLON Extruded NYLON
Tensile strength @ break @ 73°F psi D638 5,680 – 16,200 5,700 – 18,300
Flexural modulus @ 73°F psi D790 81,500 – 492,000 218,000 – 544,000
Izod impact (notched) ft-lbs/in of notch D256 0.79 – 2.9 0.64 – 1.9
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion (CLTE) (in/in F) D696 1.6E-5 to 6.0E-5 3.1E-5 to 5.4E-5
Compressive strength psi D695 1,420 – 16,000 1,420 – 16,000
Coefficient of friction D1894 0.04 – 1.4 0.056 – 0.37
Taber Abrasion Resistance mg D1044 3.5 – 10.1 4.0 – 24.0
Water absorption – 24 hours – 1/8″ thick 0.036 – 0.11% D570 0.53 – 2.0 0.59 – 1.3
Deflection Temperature Under Load @ 264 psi °F D648 114 – 182 134 – 201
Compressive strength psi D695 1,420 – 16,000 1,420 – 16,000

* Technical Data is provided courtesy of UL Prospector (www.ulprospector.com) and IAPD (www.IAPD.org).

Data is to be considered representative and is provided for guidance only. All product performance must be verified by the user under actual application conditions.