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Industrial and commercial operations make extensive use of nylon tubing because of its properties of non-reactivity, low moisture absorbency and chemical resistance. Read More…

Nylon Tubing Nylon tubing products are hollow channels made of solid nylon. Nylon is more widely associated with textile fibers than as a material for industrial tubing, but in its solid form, nylon is an excellent material for the fabrication of plastic tubes and other plastic products.
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Southampton, PA  |  800-506-3924

A leading manufacturer and fabricator of flexible plastic tubing and hose, we produce and stock large quantities of a wide variety of materials, including PVC, polyurethane, silicone, nylon and many more.

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NewAge® Industries, Inc. $$$

Cleveland, OH  |  440-238-3009

GSH is a manufacturer of plastic, extruded, nylon, polycarbonate and polyethylene tubing. We serve a variety of industries with our products, including automotive, consumer, electrical and marine.

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GSH Industries, Inc. $$$

Milwaukee, WI  |  414-332-8133

At Absolute Custom Extrusions, we specialize in plastic tubing, while providing custom plastic extrusions and profiles. Products include distributor tubes, hot or cold water tubes, automotive tubing, medical tubing, shipping tubes and golf club tubes.

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Absolute Custom Extrusions, Inc. $$$

Middlesex, NJ  |  800-229-3338

Petro specializes in plastic tubing, offering custom extruded tubing, coiling & angle cutting. Our clear & color plastic tubing is available in Polycarbonate, Acrylic & PE-PP-Nylon.

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Petro Extrusion Technologies, Inc. $$$

Johns Creek, GA  |  770-777-8540

We are a leading custom extruder of plastic shrink tubing, flexible as well as rigid tubing and profiles. Pexco offers tubing in a wide range of standard and custom colors in a multitude of material options like Polysulfone, PVC, polyurethane, nylon and more. We use state-of-the-art machinery and perform secondary operations on site, such as drilling, slotting, notching, etc. Pexco is ISO 9001 certified.

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Pexco $$$

St. Charles, IL  |  630-584-8282

If you are in search of quality plastic tubing then you have found the company that can meet your needs. We have a wide variety of stock plastic tubing items and our solutions are very reliable.

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Polytec Plastics, Inc. $$$
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Nylon tubing can be engineered to be lightweight and flexible. Nylon tubing can be used in pneumatic tool applications, like in aircraft control mechanisms. It can also be used for automotive fuel line, refrigerator water lines and in many other applications that require crack-resistant and heat-resistant tubing. Because of the long list of beneficial properties boasted by nylon tubing, it can even serve as a substitute for metal tubing under some circumstances.

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Nylon tubing is used in a wide range of industrial applications. Some nylon tubing is made of particular types of nylon approved by the FDA, making it ideal for the food and beverage industries. Nylon tubing is also used in aerospace, medical technology, filtration, refrigerant, irrigation, laboratory, and many other applications.

Nylon tubing, like all other plastic tubing products, can be fabricated by one of many possible tubing fabrication methods. The most common method, however, is plastic extrusion. Plastic extrusion is the process by which a raw plastic material is melted, forced through a tool called a die, and processed into a usable product.

The most important component of a plastic extruder is the die, which in the case of plastic extrusion is a metal plate through which a hole has been cut and a pin has been inserted. The shape of the hole and pin reflect the shape that the final tube product will take. At the beginning of the extrusion process, a stock of raw plastic material is collected in a hopper suspended above a conveyance channel.

The plastic is released into the channel where a large, turning screw forces the plastic toward the die. As the screw turns, friction causes the plastic to become molten (with the assistance of electric heating elements along the length of the channel). Once melted, the plastic is forced through the die. When the plastic emerges on the other side of the die, it takes its new shape as tubing. It can then be cut to length and prepared for shipment or sent for additional processing.

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