Black Nylon 6 Sheets - Extruded

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Black Nylon 6 Sheet - Extruded


Extruded Nylon 6 offers an optimal combination of mechanical strength, stiffness, toughness and good mechanical damping properties whilst offering good electrical insulation and chemical resistance at a wide operating temperature range (-40°C to +70°C).

Nylon 6 is regarded as a general purpose grade for mechanical construction material and maintenance.  Nylon 6 provides good wear resistance and is food compliant.

Extruded Nylon 6 Sheet is made by forcing the material through a die. The benefit of this that extruded Nylon 6 sheets more accurate in terms of thickness than Cast Nylon 6. The downside is that Extruded Nylon 6 can have more internal stress.  Our plastic engineers advise that it is a little more difficult to machine than Cast Nylon 6 and can melt more easily while machining.

These black nylon sheets offer improved sliding properties, wear resistance, lower surface friction and enhanced UV resistance over natural.
 

Key Characteristics

General purpose grade
Favourable electrical insulating ability
Excellent wear resistance
 

Applications

Gears
Bushes
Washers
Spacers

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Our Most Frequently Asked Questions

Does nylon have good wear resistance?
Nylon 6 and 66 are classed as high wear resistant plastics, as are:
•    Acetal
•    Delrin
•    Oilon
•    HDPE
•    Polypropylene
•    Polyurethane
•    PEEK
•    RG1000
•    Whale Tufnol
•    UHMWPE
•    PET
 
Does nylon offer high chemical resistance?
Nylon is not considered good for chemical resistance.  The following plastics are:
•    Acetal
•    HDPE
•    Polypropylene
•    PTFE
•    PEEK
•    PVC
•    RG1000
•    UHMWPE
 
Is nylon considered easy to machine?
Nylon is generally considered as easy to machine  as are:
•    Acetal
•    Delrin
•    Oilon
•    HDPE
•    PEEK
•    PVC
•    RG1000
•    Tufnol
•    UHMWPE
 
Is nylon easy or difficult to bond?
Nylon is considered easy bond. The following plastics are also considered easy to bond: 
•    Nylon 6
•    Nylon 6.6
•    PEEK
•    PVC
•    Polyurethane
•    Tufnol
•    Acrylic
•    Polycarbonate
•    ABS  

These plastics are considered difficult to bond:  
•    Acetal
•    Delrin
•    Oilon
•    HDPE
•    Polypropylene
•    PTFE
•    RG1000
•    UHMWPE
•    PVDF
 
What are the differences between Nylon 6 and Nylon 6.6?
Nylon 6.6 has a 6% higher operating temperature, is 13% harder, 10% more rigid and has a tensile strength that is 8% greater. Nylon 6 on the other hand has a greater size range but the main difference is it can be around 30% cheaper
 
What is the operating temperatures of nylon 6?
100 degrees centigrade long term; 160 degrees centigrade short term. Long term typically means between 5,000 and 20,000 hours operating at this temperature without losing more than 50% of its performance. Short term typically means upto 2 hours at any one time.
 

We offer a 1 hour delivery time slot on most of our orders sized under 1m. When your order is on its way you will receive a link to re-arrange this time to better suit if you wish.  

Our larger orders are delivered via specialist couriers and we will email you the day before their delivery.  

Whichever delivery option you choose, you will see your expected delivery date before you checkout. If you choose our standard delivery, this date is an estimate.

Standard Delivery - £9.00 
All orders are delivered using our standard delivery service unless you choose our next day service.  
 
Standard delivery is usually 5 - 7 working days. Orders with optional extras or cut-to-shape pieces can take longer.

Where possible, we will let you know if something is going to take longer than expected.


Standard delivery dates are estimated so please allow time to receive and check your order before you need to use the material or before contractors are due to begin work. If you need your delivery for a specific day, consider using either our Next Day or Named Day shipping services.

There are certain postcodes where we cannot deliver to at our offer price of £9.00. They are postcodes with prefix letters PA and PH (charged at £30) and BT, GY, HS, IM, IV, JE, KW, PO Isle of Wight, TR and ZE (charged at £40). 


Next Day Delivery -  £25.00 
We can deliver orders for clear acrylic, polycarbonate (up to 12mm thick) and silver acrylic mirror next day.  Where next day delivery is available we will offer you this choice during checkout. 

Please order before 1pm.  Orders received after 1pm will be delivered the following working day after. Working days are Monday to Friday; weekends and public holidays are excluded.

If any items ordered on a next day delivery are out of stock, we will contact you to organise alternative arrangements.

Named Day Delivery - £15.00

We have listened to your feedback & can now offer a named day delivery service across all of our products. 

Just add your plastic to your basket and select Named Day as the delivery option, and then pick your chosen delivery day. 

No more guessing when your parcels will arrive.

Simple!


  
Safe Delivery
If we think that your order cannot be delivered safely using our standard service, we will contact you to let you know and discuss the delivery options with you. This normally is only the case for orders so large they need to be delivered on a pallet.

We recommend you allow time between receiving your delivery and starting any work in case any part of your order needs to be replaced.


Collection - 
You are welcome to collect your order at our Trade Counter - please select this option during checkout.  This service is free.

Due to the current situation regarding COVID-19, we are only allowing collection by appointment.

Our Trade Counter is open from 8am until 4pm Monday to Thursday and 8am until 3pm on Fridays. We are closed on weekends and bank holidays.


To find out more about our delivery service and charges, please click here to visit our delivery information page.

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