Nylatron vs. Vespel Machining

Comparison of Nylatron and Vespel Property Values

Extruded Nylon Cast Nylon
1.2 0.6 - .12
12,400 10,000 - 13,500
410,000 420,000 - 500,000
4.5 5
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Material
Water Absorption Rating
Tensile Strength
Flexural Modulus
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
Dielectric Strength
Unfilled 15% Graphite 40% Graphite 10% PTFE,
15% Graphite
15% Moly
0.24* 0.19* 0.14* 0.21* 0.23*
12,500* 9,500* 7,500* 6,500* 8,200*
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3.0 2.7 2.1 3.0 2.9
560 250 -- -- --

Material Properties

  • Excellent wear resistance
  • High mechanical strength
  • Machinability
  • Continuous performance at up to 600┬░F
  • No special machining equipment required
  • Dimensionally stable
  • Operates at very high PVs
  • Does not become brittle even at subzero temperatures
  • Machinability

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