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Timco Cast Polyamide 6 (“Nylon 6″) as Sheave Material

Timco uses only virgin cast polyamide 6 with a polymerization of 97 percent or better. This cast polyamide 6 or nylon 6 is cast in an open or centrifugal mold. It is a very tough and resilient material. Even under excessive loads, it will bend before it breaks. If broken, the material resembles a tear rather than the clean break one would find with steel. Cast polyamide 6 is the ideal material for sheaves in most applications where wire rope, wire, fiber rope, coated cable, fiber optical, flexible hose, and belt must be...
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