Tag Archives: nylon

Glock Pistol Made Of Insert-Molded Polyamide

One of the more interesting injection molded products is the Glock pistol. It was the first industrially manufactured pistol made primarily from polyamide plastic. And its light weight [..]

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New Polyamides Designed For Foaming

Lanxess has developed a new polyamide 6 and polyamide 66 designed to overcome surface aesthetic problems typically encountered when injection molding with physical and chemical foaming agents. “Both [..]

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TOP 10 MOLDING TECHNOLOGIES AT K2010: NO. 4

No. 4 First invented by Wallace Carothers at DuPont in 1935, nylon (polyamide) was hot again at K2010. DuPont and BASF both introduced new nylons with better heat [..]

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