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Introduction to nylon wheels

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Nylon is a high quality thermoplastic polyamide and has natural characteristics which make it a popular tread material for industrial wheels. Nylon has been used for decades in industrial applications and specifically materials handling. Nylon wheels are very strong and have high load capacities. Nylon Wheels are also popular because they are inexpensive, impact, tear and wear resistant. Nylon is used for example with wheels, industrial castors, pallet rollers, heavy duty castors, flanged and grooved wheels and conveyor rollers. Other characteristics of nylon wheels include non-marking, low rolling resistance, excellent resistance to chemical and oils and fracture resistant.

Nylon has a high melting point so it can operate at +80°C to +90°C without tread deformation. It can also operate at low temperatures of -30°C and -40°C. Nylon is tasteless, odourless and hygienic making it ideal for food processing plants and cold stores. TEP Technica Ltd stocks a wide range of nylon wheels and nylon castors and nylon casters and nylon pallet rollers and nylon steer wheels for next day delivery at very competitive prices.

Keywords: Nylon wheels, nylon load wheels, nylon castor wheels, nylon drive wheels, nylon steer wheels. We also have the largest stock holding of Rader Vogel products outside of Germany. We stock many standard sizes of Rader Vogel nylon roller, nylon load wheels and nylon steer wheels. Rader Vogel nylon products are made to the highest quality increasing productivity, reducing replacement costs and improving overall safety.

Key benefits of our nylon wheels

  • High abrasion resistance
  • A low co-efficient of friction
  • Very high load capacity
  • Resistance to tear, wear and impact damage
  • Low cost material with a long life span
  • Non-marking

Nylon Wheels - Design

Our range of nylon wheels are manufactured in Western Europe to a very high standard. We offer a low, medium and high duty range with a number of different bore/bearing configurations to suit your application. We offer our customers a complete design service for large volume orders down to individual nylon wheel designs. Load capacities vary from 10kgs right up to 20 tonnes.

We have a large range of standard nylon wheels on stock and we can receive within a 4 to 7 days stock from our main supplier in Germany. Nylon wheels manufactured from new to customers own design usually takes between 4 - 6 weeks to produce. Lead times can vary depending on global production demand. We use the latest AutoCAD and AutoDesk products and can provide you with technical drawings and designs in multiple formats for the design and manufacture of any type of nylon wheel assembly.

Below are some of our industrial nylon wheels selected from our range because they have proven particularly popular. They are normally on stock and available for next day delivery to anywhere in the UK mainland including Northern Ireland. For offshore deliveries including Eire please contact us to arrange transport. Technical drawings are available upon request. Price range varies depending on demand, exchange rates, raw material costs and quantities required at time of order.

All of our industrial nylon wheels are manufactured in Germany, Italy or Spain. We offer a much wider range of nylon wheel than we can show here so please do enquire if you cannot see exactly the nylon wheel you require.