Natural Nylon 6.6 Sheets - Extruded

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Nylon 6.6 is frequently used when high mechanical strength, rigidity, good stability under heat and/or chemical resistance is required.  Here at The Plastic People we have a great range of Nylon 6.6 sheets in different gauges which we deliver nationwide. Please choose your size from our menu above.

Nylon 6.6 offers some key performance advantages over Nylon 6.  Nylon 6.6 can operate at higher temperatures (about 6% higher); it is more rigid by approximately 10%, has better wear resistance and is around 13% harder than Nylon 6.  Being harder, it is easier to machine. Withstanding higher operating temperatures, it is less likely to melt at the same time.  Its hardness also means it is slippier than Nylon 6, ideal for low friction environments.

The natural sheet also has FDA rating meaning it is safe to use in certain areas of food production.

Data sheets are available via our Help and Advice Tab above.  

How is Nylon 6.6 Used
‚ÄčNylon 6.6 is used to manufacture low to medium stress components and can be considered as an alternative to metal.  Examples where nylon 6.6 is now used for mechanical parts that were previously cast in metal are machine screws and gears. 
For any advice our friendly team of plastic experts will gladly help you. Contact them here.

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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 66?
100 degrees centigrade long term; 170 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 are usually 5 working days.

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.

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.
  
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.


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