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What are the Benefits of Nylon Tube?

Nylon tube
Regarded highly for its exceptional stability, mechanical strengths and resistance to chemical corrosion, nylon is considered to be one of the most versatile engineering materials. Our flexible nylon tube can be printed with any text or logo. Below we will explore some of the main benefits of this type of tubing in more detail.

Nylon 12 Polymer

Our nylon tubing is made up of Nylon 12 which is a polymer. This is important as Nylon 12 offers great characteristics such as good resistance to abrasion,heat and cold to name a few.

Pneumatics industry

Nylon tube is widely used in the pneumatics industry for piping pneumatic circuits. The close tolerance of the tube makes it ideal for use with push-in type and compression type fittings. The nylon tube is also used for air brake systems on vehicles.

Brewery and beverage applications

Nylon tube is widely used in the Brewery Dispense Industry for CO2 gas lines only.

Available in a range of colours

All our Nylon tubing comes in a wide range of colours for easy identification, and all of these we can custom print your own messaging on. These colours include: natural, black, red, blue, green, yellow, orange, brown, grey and pink.

Suitable for use with a wide range of fittings

Our nylon tubing is compatible for a wide range of fittings , making it easily to apply and secure for your bespoke application usage.

High temperature resistance

Our nylon tubing can still maintain integrity with occasional use of up to 120°C and 140°C. Making it suitable for many hi-heat applications.

Low temperature resistance

To complement its high temperature resistant, Nylon tubing can also be used in environments of -40°C – again making it suitable for many applications.

High pressure resistance

Our nylon tuning has great pressure resistance; however, we can manufacture this in flexible and semi ridgid materials depending on your bespoke needs. Do please refer to our WP/BP charts (specification tab).

High resistance to abrasion

As this tubing has a high abrasion resistance it makes it ideal for applications that need to carry liquids or gasses. This will help to prevent accidental damage to the tubing that will cause leakages or spillages.

Need more information?

If you require more information about how Nylon tubing can benefit you, please do not hesitate to get in touch, and we will be happy to help.

Need your Nylon tubing custom making for your application?

As we manufacture this directly in the UK we can make this bespoke to your needs and exact requirements . So contact our friendly team today to discuss how we can help you.

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