Aquarius Plastics is a leading Nylon 66 supplier and manufacturer of many other high-performance plastics, including polycarbonate, Ertalyte, PTFE and ABS. We supply plastic parts to companies in highly pressurised industries such Aerospace and Formula 1, so if you need Nylon 66 parts for your project, Aquarius Plastics is a name you can trust.

Nylon 66 and nylon 6

Nylon 66 is the hardest of the unmodified nylons – although Nylon 6 exhibits greater impact resistance. Moisture absorption of both Nylon 6 and Nylon 66 can be as high as 10% at saturation, and dimensional changes can occur due to moisture pick-up. The low frictional characteristics of Nylon 6 and Nylon 66 results in wear parts with a long life and in many instances eliminates the need for lubrication.

Other grades of Nylon available are Nylon 12, Oil Filled Nylon (Ertalon LFX) 30% Glass Filled (GF30) and Nylatron.

Characteristics Typical Applications
Lubricity Gears
Temperature stability Bearings
Excellent mechanical strength Rollers
Good chemical resistance Wheels
Low weight Gaskets
Low frictional properties Cams
Valve Seats
Electrical Insulators
Contact us on 01483 576044 to find out more about our Nylon 66 machining and fabrication services.

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