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Developed specifically for wear pads, Nylatron WP outperforms its competition across a wide range of applications and in multiple industries. Nylatron WP offers an economical solution to provide superior performance, weight and noise reduction, corrosion resistance, and easy machining.This self-lubricating Nylon reduces maintenance and the associated downtime and cost. Nylatron WP truly outlasts them al.

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

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Physical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Specific Gravity g/cc D792 D792
Water Absorption. 24 hrs % D570 0.30
Mechanical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Elongation @ Break, 73°F % D638 20
Flexural Strength, 73°F psi D790 16,000
Flexural Modulus, 73°F psi D790 450,000
Compressive Strength @10% psi D695 14,000
Shear Strength psi D732 10,000
Rockwell Hardness M scale D785 80
Coefficient of Friction D696 .18
Tensile Strength psi D638 10,500
Thermal PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Heat Deflection Temperature 264 psi °F D648 200
Melting Point °F D3418 420
Continuous Service Temperature °F 200
Electrical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Dielectric Strength kV/in D149 NA
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.


  • Bearings
  • Wear Pads
  • Rollers
  • Wheels
  • Wear Components
  • Gears


  • Superior wear resistance
  • Low wear factor k = 12
  • High limiting PV, up to 5x standard Nylons
  • Reduced chatter and “stcik slip”
  • Extended part life
  • Excellene t load bearing capabilities
  • Continues to outperform others or other materials time and time again
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