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Considerations for Using Glass-Filled Nylon in Small Plastic Parts Manufacturing

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 19, 2017 11:08:38 AM / by Jon Gelston posted in Small Plastic Parts

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Nylon is a synthetic thermoplastic that is extremely versatile and resistance to many chemicals. In our decades of small plastic parts manufacturing in Colorado, we have used it in a wide variety of ways. It is a material that is naturally very strong, but in some applications, glass is added to create greater structure and rigidity. What is referred to as “glass-filled nylon” provides many benefits to manufacturers, but there are also some cautions to keep in mind if you choose to work with it.

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