Natural Type 6 and Type 6/6 nylons are ideal for gears, supports, mechanical parts, pulleys and components on food, bottling and printing equipment.Natural Type 6 and Type 6/6 nylons are very hard and slippery materials with good mechanical properties. They are wear resistant, with a high compression to tolerance. Type 6 is "poured (cast)" and the Type 6/6 is extruded. The standard colour for natural nylons is a creamy white-beige. Nylons Type 6 and Type 6/6 are FDA approved.
Natural Type 6 and Type 6/6 nylons are frequently used for food applications since nylons with additives are more wear resistant offering better performance (MoS2 / Nyloil®) for the same price.
Natural Type 6 nylon is sold in standard and customized dimensions. It is also available in rod and tube.