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Alro Plastics Product: Nylatron® GS (Extruded)

Size and Availability:

Sheet / Slab stock
- Thickness: 1/16”thk to 2”thk
- Sheet size: 24” x 48” standard
- Sheet size: 24”x 144” available for 1/4”thk and 3/8”thk

Rod / Round stock
- Diameter: 3/16”dia to 2”dia
- Lengths: 8 foot standard

Tubing / Bushing stock
- Diameter: 1/2”O.D. to 2”O.D. (wall thick 1/16” to 1/4"thk)
- Lengths: 8 foot standard

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 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.


  • Broadest size range availability
  • Good mechanical and electrical properties
  • Ideal balance of strength & toughness
  • Improved load bearing properties


  • Gears, sprockets, star wheels
  • Bushings and bearings
  • Wear pads, rails and strips
  • Pulleys, sheaves and guides
  • Conveyor wheels
  • Rollers and sleeves
  • Supports and rubbing blocks
  • Valve seats and seals