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Alro Plastics Product: Nylatron® MD

Nylatron® MD
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Size and Availability:

Sheet / Slab stock
- Thickness: 20mm, 40mm & 80mm thick
- Sheet size: 610mm x 1,000mm
- Sheet size: 610mm x 3,000mm

Rod / Round stock
- Diameter: 30mm, 50mm, 80mm Diameter
- Lengths: 1,000mm & 3,000mm lengths

Nylatron® MD  Nylatron® MD
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® MD is a metal detectable grade of nylon offering improved strength and rigidity. With a lower coefficient of linear thermal expansion than Nylon 101, Nylatron MD parts maintain better fit and clearances, and have less tendency to seize as bearings.


  • High wear and fatigue resistance
  • Lower moisture absorption than standard Nylon Type 6
  • Metal and visual detection by blue color
  • Detection by X-ray also possible
  • Continuous use temperature up to 85°C (185°F)


  • Thrust washers
  • Seals
  • Rolls