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Alro Plastics Product: Nylatron® Family


Nylon is one of the most widely used and versatile thermoplastic resins. Its combination of physical properties and reasonable price make it a favorite choice for numerous applications. Nylons toughness, wear resistance, tensile strength and lubricity make it a good choice for many mechanical machine parts. Nylon is also lightweight, weighing only 1/7 the weight of Bronze.

Nylatron® is a registered trade name of Quadrant EPP. The Nylatron® product line features a variety of materials designed to excel in specific applications. Please read below on each specific Nylatron® product for more information.

Nylatron® GS (Extruded)

Nylatron® GS (extruded nylon) is a molybdenum disulphide (MoS2) filled nylon offering improved strength and rigidity. With a lower coefficient of linear thermal expansion than Nylon 101, Nylatron® GS parts maintain better fit and clearances, and have less tendency to seize as bearings.

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Nylatron® GSM (Cast)

Nylatron® GSM (cast nylon) contains finely divided particles of molybdenum disulphide (MoS2) to enhance its load bearing capabilities while maintaining the impact resistance inherent to nylon.

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Nylatron® GSM MSDSNylatron® GSM MSDS

Nylatron® GSM Blue

Nylatron® GSM Blue is the first cast nylon to combine both molybdenum disulphide (MoS) and oil for the load capacity of Nylatron® GSM nylon, plus improved frictional characteristics. It excels in higher pressures, and at low speeds-up to 40 fpm.

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Nylatron® GSM Blue MSDSNylatron® GSM Blue MSDS

Nylatron® LIG (Oil-Filled)

Nylatron® LIG combines the toughness of cast PA6 with an oil-based lubricant that is encapsulated within the nylon matrix. Nylatron® LIG increases the load bearing performance of the material when compared to unfilled nylons and reduces the coefficient of friction.

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Nylatron® LIG MSDSNylatron® LIG MSDS

Nylatron® LFG (FDA Compliant)

Nylatron® LFG takes the performance of Nylatron® LIG and adds FDA compliance for applications where food contact is possible. Food packaging and processing equipment users can now benefit from the benefits of this material.

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Nylatron® LFG MSDSNylatron® LFG MSDS

Nylatron® NSM (Premium Grade)

Nylatron® NSM outperforms all other "premium" wear grade materials by far. Ideal for bearings and wear pads, Nylatron® NSM offers advantages beyond superior wear resistance at an affordable price. It provides weight and noise reduction, corrosion resistance, and easy machining.

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Nylatron® NSM MSDSNylatron® NSM MSDS

Nylatron® WP

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.

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