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Nylon

Shop for nylon sheets, rods, and tubes. Nylon comes in many types, but the most common available in sheet, rod, and tube are Nylon 6 and Nylon 6/6. Grades include molybdenum disulphide-filled (MOS2), oil-filled, glass-filled, heat stabilized, and FDA compliant. Have nylon cut and machined into fabricated parts for your application.

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What is Nylon?

Nylon is a strong, stiff engineering plastic with outstanding bearing and wear properties. It’s frequently used to replace metal bearings and bushings, often eliminating the need for external lubrication, reducing part weight, dampening operating noise, and decreasing wear on mating parts.

What is the difference between Nylon 6 and Nylon 6/6?

Nylon 6 – is generally manufactured into sheet, rod, and tube via a liquid casting process. Casting is often the most cost effective method for producing large diameter rod, tube, and thick sheets.

Nylon 6/6 – Nylon 6/6 sheet, rod, and tube are usually produced by melting solid polymer pellets and processing them through a thermoplastic extruder. Extrusion is a fast and economical method for making small diameter rod, tube, and thin sheets. It can be manufactured to any length, which can be an advantage for cost effectively yielding finished parts.

What are common brands of nylon?
Nylon is also known as SUSTAMID®, TECAMID®, and NYCAST®.

What are common nylon applications?
Nylon is widely used for bearings and bushings, gears, wear pads, packaging machinery parts, and many more applications.

Nylon Standard Sizes, Cut-to-Size, and Fabrication

  • Nylon sheet thicknesses– 0.031 in, 0.040 in, 0.050 in, 0.062 in, 0.080 in, 0.093 in, 0.100 in, 0.125 in, 0.187 in, 0.250 in, 0.312 in, 0.375 in, 0.500 in, 0.562, 0.625 in, 0.750 in, 0.875 in, 1 in, 1.250 in, 1.500 in, 1.750 in, 2 in, 2.250 in, 2.500 in, 2.750 in, 3 in, 3.500 in, 3.750, 4 in
  • Nylon sheet sizes– 12 in x 12 in, 12 in x 24 in, 12 in x 48 in, 24 in x 24 in, 24 in x 48 in, 48 in x 96 in, 48 in x 120 in
  • Nylon rod sizes– outside diameter 0.187 in – 13 in, length 1 ft, 2 ft, 4 ft, 5 ft, 8 ft, and 10 ft
  • Nylon tube sizes– outside diameter 1.750 in – 12 in, inside diameter 0.750 in – 11 in, length 13 in, 26 in, 50 in, and 52 in

Nylon colors– Nylon is available in natural, black, gray, and green.

Cut-to-Size and Fabrication– Looking for nylon sheets cut-to-size for easy shipping or to meet your specific application requirements? Buy it online and choose your cut dimensions or ask about our nylon fabrication services.

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Nylon samples– Buy nylon sheet online as small as 12 in x 12 in. Perfect for sample use. Available now for easy purchase with a credit card. We don’t sell these online.

Still Not Sure if You Need Nylon? Research Nylon or Ask a Plastics Expert.

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