Nylon vs. LDPE Machining

Comparison of Nylon and LDPE 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
LDPE
0.1
1,400
30,000
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Material Properties

  • Machinability
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Enhanced bearing and wear grades available
  • FDA compliant grades available
  • Glass-filled grades available
  • Non-reactive at room temperatures
  • Can withstand temperatures of 80 ┬░C continuously
  • Machinability

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