Nylatron® GS Approved for Mining Applications
May 08, 2008
Quadrant Nylatron® GS has been certified by the Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, as having met the Interim Fire Criteria for acceptance (CR-130) of products taken into underground mines. This is the second grade of
Quadrant Nylatron to earn this distinction. MSHA requires that all components taken into mines meet their flame-resistant criteria. Typical applications for Nylatron machinable stock are flanges, guides, rollers, pulleys and sprockets.
Quadrant received its first approval (IC-197) from MSHA for Nylatron GSM, an enhanced load bearing nylon. Nylatron GSM was initially used in a roller application. With more than 60 years of developing and manufacturing advanced machinable plastics, this group of Quadrant’s enhanced nylons is the perfect solution for mining applications due to their light weight, quiet, lubrication-free running and their ease of fabrication.
Quadrant EPP’s products range from UHMW polyethylene, nylon and acetal to ultra-high performance polymers that resist temperatures to over 800°F (425°C). The company’s products are used for machined parts in food processing and packaging, semiconductor manufacturing, aerospace, electronics, chemical processing, life sciences, power generation and diverse industrial equipment. Quadrant EPP’s products are supported by a global team of application development and technical service engineers.
Full support in evaluating designs and machining of parts is available from Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products’ Technical Support Group.
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