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Nylon Plastics (Polamides)

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The nylon family of plastics are identified by the number of carbon atoms in the monomers. Where two monomers are involved, the polymer will carry two numbers (e.g. nylon 6 / 6). Crystalline nylons have high tensile strength, flex modulus, impact strength, and abrasive resistance. Several different types of plastic nylon are on the market, the two most widely used being nylon 6 and 6 / 6. General purpose nylon molding materials are available for extrusion, injection molding, blow molding, rotational molding, and (for nylon 6 materials) casting or anionic polymerization. Nylon sheet and film are also marketed.



Nylon Plastics Available

Type Material Name Grade Number Form Color Quantity Area
Nylon Nylind 6/6 52HSL BK001 prime w/ 5% reg black 5,000 lbs Midwest
Nylon Capron - 6 8233 - 33% GF prime natural 4192 lbs Midwest
Nylon Capron Nylon 6 8362 34% Mineral virgin black 20000 lbs central


Nylon Plastics Wanted

Type Material Name Grade Number Form Color Quantity Area
Nylon 6 40% Min/GF regrind to go black Any all
Nylon 6/6 13-33% GF regrind to go black Any all
Nylon Any 66 unfilled regrind to go black Any all
Nylon Zytel 6/6 70G33GF regrind gray 20-30,000 lbs unknown
Nylon 6 or 6/6 408 type unfilled regrind any truckloads Midwest
Nylon Zytel 101L prime natural any all
Nylon Zytel ST801 BK010 virgin black 1100 lbs Midwest