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Exploring the Versatility and Manufacturing of Nylon

July 24, 2023

Nylon is a synthetic polymer that is widely used in various industries due to its strength, durability, and versatility. There are several grades or types of nylon available, each with its own specific properties and applications. As a manufacturing engineering company, SJS Products, a Jamcor Corporation, understands the importance of providing detailed information about different grades of Nylon, their manufacturing processes, and the most common applications.

1. Nylon Production

The production of raw nylon for use in part manufacturing involves several steps, including polymerization, pelletization, and packaging. It's important to note that the specific details and variations of the production process can depend on the manufacturer, the type of nylon being produced, and the intended application. Manufacturers may incorporate additional steps or modifications to meet specific requirements and quality standards.


Nylon pellets ready for use in part manufacturing

2. Nylon Grades


Nylon fibers in various colors for use in textiles


Components in various shapes produced from nylon


Bearings with nylon rollers

Electrical connectors

Electrical connectors with nylon overmold

Nylon hosing

Hosing made from nylon

3. Nylon Part Production

Melt spinning diagram

Melt spinning diagram

Injection molding

Example of injection molding

Extrusion ports

Ports made from extrusion

Blow mold diagram

Blow mold diagram

In summary, nylon is a very versatile material and is used in many industries. Its relatively ease of manufacturability, durability, and range of thermal resistance lends itself to a wide array of applications. At SJS Products, a Jamcor Corporation, we hope to provide the highest quality nylon components to fit any application you may have. Reach out to discuss with our knowledgeable staff about fulfilling your nylon manufacturing needs.

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