CNC machining in Nylon

CNC machining in Nylon can be an excellent way to produce high-quality parts with tight tolerances. By understanding the material and using the proper techniques, it is possible to achieve great results when machining this versatile plastic.

CNC Machining Nylon Materials

Nylon is a thermoplastic polymer with a wide range of properties that make it ideal for CNC machining. It is strong and durable, yet flexible and easy to work with. Nylon also has excellent resistance to wear and tear, as well as chemicals and heat. Additionally, it is one of the most dimensionally stable plastics, meaning it holds its shape well under stress.

The CNC machining process involves using computer-controlled tools to remove material from a workpiece. When machining nylon, it is important to use sharp tools and take light cuts. This will help prevent the material from melting or deforming. In addition, using coolant during the machining process can also help reduce heat build-up and improve tool life.

Available Materials

Nylon 6

Nylon 6 has high strength, good elasticity, abrasion and chemical resistance, and low moisture absorption.

Nylon 6 30% Glass Filled

Nylon 6 30% glass filled is a specialized plastic that offers a unique combination of strength, stiffness, and impact resistance.

Nylon 6/6 30% Glass Filled

Nylon 6/6 30% glass filled is a specialized material that offers a unique combination of properties.

Nylon 6 Flame Retardant

Nylon 6 is an excellent material for use in applications where flame retardancy is required. The addition of flame retardant chemicals to nylon 6 reduces its flammability and makes it more resistant to fire.

Gallery of Nylon Plastics Parts

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