The grey Nylatron GSM contains finely divided particles of molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) to enhance its load bearing capabilities while maintaining the impact resistance inherent to nylon.


This material is commonly used to make gears, sheaves, sprockets and custom parts.


Technical Data

Specific gravity (ASTM D-792) 1.16
Tensile strength (ASTM D-638) (psi) 11 000
Flexural strength (ASTM D-790) (psi) 16 000
Compressive strength (ASTM D-695) (psi) 14 000
Hardness, M Scale (ASTM D-785) 80
Elongation (ASTM D-638) (%) 30
Coeff. Thermal Exp. (ASTM D-696) In/In/°F 5 X 10?5
Water absorption, 24 hours % 0.6
N.B. The information, details and values indicated are to the best of our knowledge. We recommend to conduct tests according to local conditions. The data is subject to some variations without notice.