How strong is Nylon?
Nylon is a strong, durable, and rigid thermoplastic
How is Nylon recycled?
Yes, Nylon is recyclable plastic. To read more about our recycling efforts here at Traco see our blog. Also, click here to learn more about how we cut down on our plastic waste and save our customers money at the same.
Is Nylon FDA compliant?
Yes, FDA-compliant grades of Nylon are available for use in the food industry.
Is Nylon UV resistant?
No, this material is not UV resistant.
Is Nylon plastic?
Yes, Nylon is considered a thermoplastic.
Does Nylon do well in the elements outdoors?
Nylon doesn’t have the appropriate applications to be in the elements directly. It can, however, be used in a piece of equipment – ie. Farm equipment – if need be. If the material will be directly in the elements, it’s suggested to use Delrin or Acetal Copolymer for your product because it doesn’t have any reactions to direct outside elements.
What are the colors available in Nylon sheets?
Yes, Nylon does come in many different colors. White and black are your standard colors. One unique characteristic of Nylon is that the color of the material usually is meant to differentiate one grade from another.
What are the most common brands of Nylon?
SUSTAMID, TECAMID, and NYCAST are all popular brands of Nylon.
Is Nylon food safe?
Yes, there are grades of Nylon that are FDA compliant and can come in direct contact with food.
Is Nylon toxic?
No, Nylon is nontoxic.