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America’s premier plastic machining supplier manufactures high precision custom plastic machined parts specializing in the instrumentation, aerospace, medical, fluid handling, semiconductors, and military industries

Capabilities: fast plastic prototypes, CNC milling, CNC lathe, plastic screw machining, custom plastic manifolds

“EPP is our TOP supplier for plastic machining needs. Response time and customer service are impeccable! Pam, Joe and Ned are professionals and it shows in everything they do…!”

Materials Manager, Aerospace manufacturer

Description & Properties of NYLON

Nylon is an excellent material in regards to wear and abrasion resistance.  Nylon is a material that is easily machinable, low cost and lightweight, and given its wear resistance is often used to replace metal and rubber among other materialsNylon colors include; Natural, black, blue, grey, red, brown, green, yellow.

  • NYLON (30% GF) – Nylon 6 reinforced with 30% glass fibre and graphite. The glass addition makes the material resistant to abrasion, compression and flex. This grade is not suitable for contact with food.
  • NYLON 6 (CAST)- One of the most widely used and versatile thermoplastic resins. Because of nylon’s strength, toughness and lubricity it offers mechanical engineers many options when designing components. It is cost-effective to machine. This material features very high impact resistance.
  • NYLON 6/6 (EXTRUDED) – Semi-crystalline engineering thermoplastic with a wide range of uses. Has a higher mechanical strength, stiffness and toughness than Nylon 6. It is resistant to many oils and greases, is very abrasion resistant.

Common Plastic Parts Made From NYLON

  • NYLON (30% GF) – Excellent material for gears and mechanical parts where wear resistance is an issue
  • NYLON 6 (CAST) – Gears, bushings, bearings, supports, housings, feed screws, custom parts
  • NYLON 6/6 (EXTRUDED) – Supports and guide wheels, pulleys, gears, bushings, pads

Featured Industries That Utilize NYLON