Shop for Type 6/6 Nylon rods. Nylon type 6/6 is usually produced by melting solid pellets of the polymer and processing them through a thermoplastic extruder. Extrusion is a fast and economical method for making small diameter tube and rod. Nylon‘s high heat deflection temperature, vibration resistance, and machinability make it the perfect material for many applications. Have machined into fabricated parts. Nylon comes in many colors. Stocked materials typically ship in 2-5 business days. Can’t find what you need? Get a quote.