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Engineering 185°F - 300°F | Nylon Cast 6 - Bearing

TECAST L MO cast nylon oil & molybdenum disulfide filled

TECAST™ 6PALM is a premium grade of cast nylon containing both solid and liquid lubricants. These lubricants are dispersed throughout the nylon material to provide consistent wear rates and coefficients of friction. TECAST™ 6PALM contains MOS2 and oil to "bridge the gap" between oil-filled and MOS2 cast nylons. It offers the better wear properties of oil-filled nylons while maintaining more of the mechanical characteristics of MOS2-filled cast nylons.

  • Superior lubrication qualities resulting in long lasting bearing surfaces
  • Fatigue and corrosion resistant
  • Excellent where less weight is desired
  • Can replace metal in many applications
  • Low maintenance costs
  • Production tooling can be developed easily
  • Perfect for heavy load linear sliding applications such as crane wear pads

TECAST™ 6PALM has a unique combination of strength, wear and corrosion resistance, machinability and lubricity that make it ideal for bearings, thrust washers, bushings, wear pads, sheaves and other parts where lubrication and light weight wear resistance is required. It is commonly used in heavy construction equipment, material handling systems, steel and paper mill equipment and other industrial machinery.

  Properties Condition Units Value
Physical Chemical Designation PA 6
Filler Oil; Moly filled
Density g/cm3 1.15
Mechanical Tensile Modulus @ 73 °F PSI 280,000
Tensile Strength @ Yld @ 73 °F PSI 8,700
Tensile Strength @ Brk @ 73 °F PSI 8,700
Shear Strength @ 73 °F PSI
Elongation @ Yld @ 73 °F % 4
Elongation @ Brk @ 73 °F % 75
Flexural Modulus @ 73 °F PSI 400,000
Flexural Strength @ 73 °F PSI 8,300
Compressive Modulus @ 73 °F PSI 406,000
Compressive Strength @ 73 °F, 10% strain PSI
Izod (charpy) Impact Strength @ 73 °F ft-lbs/in 1.27
Rockwell Hardness @ 73 °F M (R) Scale (110)
Coefficient of Friction Static 0.16
Coefficient of Friction Dynamic, 40 PSI, 50 FPM 0.14
Wear (K) Factor in3-min/ft-lbs-hr
Limiting PV psi-fpm 17,000
Thermal Vicat Softening Point °F
Melting Temperature °F 428
Heat Deflection Temperature @ 66 °F
Heat Deflection Temperature @ 264 °F
Service Temperature Intermittent °F 330
Service Temperature Long Term °F 200
Thermal Expansion (CLTE) in/in/°F 4.0*10-5
Specific Heat BTU/lb-°F 0.68
Thermal Conductivity BTU-in/hr-ft2-°F 2.29
Electrical Surface Resistivity ohms/square 1.0*1014
Volume Resistivity ohm-cm 1.0*1014
Dielectric Strength V/mil
Dielectric Contant @ 60 HZ, 73 °F, 50% RH
Dissipation Factor @ 60 Hz, 73 °F
Other Moisture Absorption @ 24 hrs, 73 °F % 0.5
Moisture absorption @ Saturation, 73 °F % 4
Flammability UL 94
Food Grade N
Relative Cost $