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Nylon, one of the most widely used engineering thermoplastics, is an extremely versatile engineering plastic. An excellent combination of mechanical performance (toughness, low coefficient of friction, and good abrasion resistance) and cost make Nylon an ideal replacement for a wide variety of materials from metal to rubber.

MoS2 Filled Nylon is a cast nylon material in which finely divided particles molybdenum disulfide are evenly dispersed throughout the nylon material during polymerization. Molybdenum disulfide particles act as a dry lubricant; thus the addition during polymerization enhances nylon’s already load bearing and wear capabilities while maintaining its impact strength and toughness. With a lower coefficient of linear thermal expansion than nylon 6/6, Moly-filled nylon provides a degree of self-lubrication suited to applications where external lubrication is impractical, contaminating, or difficult to maintain leading to an improvement in wear. This, combined with lower water absorption extends the range of applications that MoSfilled nylon has over regular cast nylon 6.


  • Increased superficial hardness provides excellent machineability
  • Temperature: -40°C up to +105°C.
  • Improvement in wear properties as a result of dry lubricant
  • Improved anti-friction properties
  • Improved mechanical properties
  • Elevated operating temperatures
  • Lower water absorption
  • Improved dimensional stability
  • Excellent chemical resistance properties
  • Good PV and load-bearing capabilities
  • Extended range of applications


  • Sheaves
  • Wear pads
  • Rollers
  • Bearings
  • Spacers
  • Bush
  • Slide pads
  • Chain Wheel
  • Chain sheaves
  • Hose Clamp
  • Wear strips
  • Wear plates
  • Spacer
  • Bespoke Components

Contact an Emco Industrial Plastics representative who can help you choose the correct material to meet the needs of your application.

Brand Names

  • Nylatron® GSM
  • Sustamid® 6G MO
  • Unipa® MLD
  • Vekton® 6P AM

Emco Industrial Plastics doesn’t claim to represent all of the manufacturers or trade name products listed. This list is intended as a guide of typical materials available for purchase from Emco Industrial Plastics, Inc. For additional information, contact an Emco Industrial Plastics representative by filling out the form below.


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FDA Compliant, MIL-P-19904

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Technical Information

Stock Products Properties Applications Advantages

Stock Products

Sheet 3/16″ – 4″ TH Black
Rod 2″ – 12″ DIA Black
Tube 2″ OD – 18″OD

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


Physical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Density lb/in3 D792 0.042
Water Absorption, 24 hrs % D570 0.3
Mechanical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Tensile Strength psi D638 10000
Tensile Modulus psi D638 400000
Tensile Elongation @Break % D638 30
Flexural Strength psi D790 16000
Flexural Modulus psi 400000 400000
Compressive Strength psi D695 140000
Compressive Modulus psi D695 400000
Hardness, Rockwell R D785 110
IZOD Impact Strength Notched ft-lb/in D256 0.5
Thermal PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion (x 10-5 in./in./°F) D256 3.5
Heat Deflection Temp at 264 psi °F 200
Melting Temperature °F D3418 420
Max Operating Temp °F 200
Flammability Rating UL94 HB
Electrical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Dielectric Strength V/mil D149 400
Dielectric Constant D150 3.7
Volume Resistivity, 50% RH ohm-cm D257 >1013
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.


  • Machine parts
  • Bearings, bushings, gears
  • Valve Seats and Wear Surfaces
  • Rollers
  • Guides


  • Good electrical insulator
  • High chemical resistance
  • Good wear and abrasion resistance
  • Easily fabricated into precision parts using standard metalworking equipment
  • USDA and FDA compliant (natural only)
  • Vibration and peening resistance
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