Cast Nylon, Zyte Nylon®

The industrial standard for machined plastic. High strength and toughness combined with high temperature properties and excellent resistance to grease, oil and solvents.

Primary Applications

  • Gears
  • Seals
  • Wear plates
  • Timing screws
  • Washers
  • Bushings
  • Bearing

Grades Available
Zytel® 42 – standard grade
Zytel® 159L – low moisture absorption
Zytel® ST801 – high impact
Zytel® with MOS

Chemical Resistance

  • Aliphatic, Aromatic Hydrocarbons- excellent (fuels, oils, solvents)
  • Organic compounds – excellent (ketones, esters, aldehydes)
  • Partially halogenated hydrocarbons – good to poor (methylene
    chloride, chloroform)

Physical Properties
Service Temperature 250°F

Coefficient of friction
Zytel® on Zytel® – Static – 0.36 Dynamic – 0.11
Zytel® on steel – Static – 0.31 Dynamic – 0.17

Other Physical Properties

  • High wear resistance
  • High tensile strength
  • FDA approved grades
[ ]    Welcome to Norva Plastics

Norva Plastics has been a full-service plastics fabricator and supplier of plastic materials. With over half a century in the business, we can tackle just about any job with confidence that comes from experience. From a tough prototype to long-run production, whatever your requirement, contact the experienced plastics fabricators first at Norva Plastics.

Norva Plastics provides many services relating to plastics and similar materials. We have 3 high precision CNC machines in house to handle high production jobs or for quick prototype jobs. We also do custom fabrication and also offer vacuum forming services. So contact us now! We look forward to serving you.