Cast Nylon 6Cast Nylon 6

Cast Nylon 6 Sheet

From: £160.36 per m²

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Max. Length – 2 Metres Max. Width – 1 Metre

Nylon, which comes in different forms, is one of the most widely used engineering thermoplastics due to its versatility. Compared to extruded Nylons, the cast nylon 6 sheet has a very high molecular weight, between 500,000 and 1,000,000, which is one of the factors differentiating cast Nylon from other types of Nylons as well as the low cost of the material.

The casting method allows a so-called cross linking to occur throughout the material during polymerisation, giving cast Nylon its wear resistance and toughness characteristics. As a result of the lower temperatures used in cast Nylon manufacturing, the molecular weight is not reduced. Extruded Nylons are reprocessed from a polymer in granular form and require two heat processes during manufacturing, compared to cast Nylons which are a form of chemical liquid, requiring only one heat process. This eliminates the stability problems which arise when manufacturing intricate machined parts.

 

Made to your specification in natural (thicknesses from 8-100 mm).

We are a well established stockist and distributor of many top brand names. We aim to deliver next day and keep stock of a variety of types grade and colours of plastics. These include GEHR®, Tecamid®, Tecast T®, Tecarim®, Tecaglide®, Tecast®, Tecaform®, Tecapet®, tecanat®, Tecasint®, Tecator®, Tecapeek®, Tecatron®, Tecapro®, Tecaflon®, Rexolite®, Tufnol®, Ertalon®, Nylatron®, Ertacetal®, Acetron®, Ertalyte®, TIVAR® UHMW-PE, Borotron®, Duratron®, Techtron®, Ketron®, Fluorosint® Enhanced PTFE.

The above trade names consist of many grades of plastics such as Nylon, Nylon 6, Nylon 66, Nylon 12, Nylon 46, Cast Nylon, Extruded Nylon, Oil Filled Nylon, Glass Filled Nylon, Acetal POM-C, Acetal POM-H, Delrin®, POM-C variations with PTFE or Solid Lubricants, Polyester, PET, Polycarbonate, Polyimide, PAI, PEEK, PPS, PP Polypropylene, PSU Polysulphone, PEI, Noryl, Perplas®, PE, PE300, PE500, PE1000, HDPE, UHMWPE, PVC, Clear Acrylic, Clear Polycarbonate, PETG, PVC Foam, Metal Detectable Acetal, Metal Detectable Polyethylene.

Please call 01258 456798 or email sales@plasticsalesltd.co.uk if you have any queries before placing your order. We offer a cut-to-size service so please allow 2-3 days for cutting.

Please call us for sizes over 1500 mm as additional postage might apply.

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Beige, Black, Blue, Burgundy, Clear Gloss, Colour, Green, Grey, Natural, Opal Gloss, Red, Various Colours Gloss, White, White Gloss, Yellow