PA (Nylon)

Excellent mechanical properties, thermal, chemical and abrasion resistant.

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Basic info


Process
CNC machining, injection molding, 3D printing

Tolerance
With drawing: as low as +/- 0.005 mm No drawing: ISO 2768 medium

Price
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Characteristics


Colors
Neutral

Applications
Gears and sliders, large parts, general-purpose, wear & heat-resistance applications

PA, commonly known as Nylon, is a synthetic polymer with broad applications across many industries. The material is popular because of its good mechanical strength, stiffness, toughness, shock absorption and wear resistance.

Often seen as a universal plastic for producing mechanical structural parts, PA also boasts good electrical insulation and chemical resistance.

Material properties

Nylon 6/6


Tensile Strength
11,200 PSI
Elongation at Break
50%
Hardness
Rockwell R110
Density
1.13 g/㎤ 0.04 lbs / cu. in.
Maximum Temp
185° F

Nylon (30% Glass-Filled)


Tensile Strength
13,500 PSI
Elongation at Break
3%
Hardness
Rockwell M88
Density
1.13 g/㎤ 0.04 lbs / cu. in.
Maximum Temp
230° F

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Electroplating

Electroplating can be functional, decorative or corrosion-related. Many industries use the process, including the automotive sector, in which chrome-plating of steel automobile parts is common.

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Bead Blasting

Bead blasting results in parts with a smooth surface with a matte texture. Used mainly for visual applications and can be followed by other surface treatments.

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