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Nylatron GSM PA6 contains finely divided particles of molybdenum disulphide (MoS2) to enhance its load bearing capabilities while maintaining the impact resistance inherent to nylon. It is the most commonly used grade for gears, sheaves, sprockets and custom parts. It is grey-black in color.

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Generic Name
Polyamide

Available In
Sheet, Rod

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Technical Information

Stock Products Properties Applications Advantages

Stock Products

TypeSizeLengthColor
Sheet 1/16″ – 2″ TH 12″ x 24″, 24″ x 48″, 12″ x 48″ Black
Rod 3/16″ – 2″ DIA 96″ Black

Give us your cut-to-size dimensions. We will precision-cut these plastics to your exact size. Additional sizes and colors available upon request.

Properties

Physical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Specific Gravity g/cc D792 1.16
Water Absorption. 24 hrs % D570 0.60
Mechanical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Elongation @ Break, 73°F % D638 30
Flexural Strength, 73°F psi D790 16,000
Flexural Modulus, 73°F ksi D790 500
Compressive Strength @10% psi D695 14,000
Shear Strength psi D732 10,500
Rockwell Hardness M scale D785 80
Coefficient of Friction D696 .20
Tensile Strength psi D638 11,000
Thermal PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Maximum Serice Temperature °F UL746B 200
Melting Point °F D3418 420
Flammability UL94 HB
Electrical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Dielectric Strength kV/in D149 400
NOTE: The property values presented above are typical values intended for reference and comparison purposes only. They should NOT be used as a basis for design specifications or quality control. Contact us for manufacturers’ complete material property datasheets. All values at 73°F (23°C) unless otherwise noted.

Applications

  • Sheaves
  • Sprockets
  • Rollers
  • Wheels
  • Wear Components
  • Wear Pads
  • Gears

Advantages

  • Superior wear resistance
  • k-factor = 12
  • PV = 5x standard cast nylons
  • Extended part life
  • Continues to outperform others or other materials time and time again
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