Precision Balls

Nylon Balls

General Information:
Nylon Balls are used in valves, light-duty bearings, flowmeters and numerous special applications where toughness, abrasion resistance and light weight are more important than hardness.
Basic Composition:
Du Pont Nylon Resin Zytel  
(or similar material)  
Mechanical Properties:  
Hardness 118 Rockwell 'R'
Density 0.041lbs/
Specific Gravity 1.14
Water Absorption (24hrs) 1.5%
Max. Useful Temperature 148 Deg.C (300 Deg.F)
Colour Natural
Size Range:  
Imperial 3/32" to 2" inclusive
Stocked Sizes 3/32" to 1" inclusive - Larger sizes to order
Tolerances: 3/32" to 1/2" 9/16" to 1"
Basic Dia.Tolerance ±.001" ±.002"
Sphericity .0005" .001"
Corrosion Resistance:
Nylon Balls are unaffected by most mild chemicals. They are particularly outstanding in resistance to alkalies and petroleum oils and greases. Acids, such as lactic acid, photographic solutions, etc. have little or no effect.

ISO 9001:2000

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