Wax Filled Nylon (WFN)

This supreme abrasion resistant grade contains a blended wax lubrication system, uniformly distributed to radically improve wear resistance and coefficient of friction characteristics. The material has excellent mechanical, thermal and electrical properties and exhibits outstanding pressure velocity capabilities. WFN is particularly suited to dry running bearing applications.

Custom Request

Material Data

Density:
1.145 g/cm³
Tensile Strength:
80 MPa
Compressive Strength:
95 MPa
Impact Strength:
6 KJ/mm²
Friction Coefficient:
0.1
Max Cont. Temp:
105 ℃
Melting Point:
220 ℃
Water Absorption:
5 %
FDA Compatible:

N.B. Material data may vary slightly depending on profile and size.

Download the technical datasheet for full material data

Wax Lubrication System

Wax-based lubricant is uniformly distributed throughout the material to provide self-lubricating properties.

Low Friction

WFN material grade provides improved wear-resistance & low friction characteristics.

High Load Bearing

Wax Filled Nylon provides the ideal solution for applications requiring repetitive movement at low speed while under a high load-bearing.

Material Downloads

Learn more and download all technical information below.

Other Materials

Polypropylene (PP)
Polypropylene (PP)
Polypropylene (PP) features excellent chemical and acid resistance properties in addition to high impact strength.
Nylacast Impact
Nylacast Impact
Impact - specifically designed for applications that require high impact resistance and noise reduction capabilities. It works effectively in applications where there is high stress. It also has good mechanical, thermal and chemical resistance properties.
PTFE
PTFE
Polytetrafluoroethylene, commonly known as PTFE is a synthetic fluoropolymer of tetrafluoroethylene. An incredibly versatile material grade, PTFE features non-wetting and non-stick surface properties, high-density formulation and high-temperature resistance, making PTFE a truly versatile material with a wide variety of applications.
Heat Stabilised (HS)
Heat Stabilised (HS)
Heat Stabilised PA6 Cast Nylon
Polyurethane (PU)
Polyurethane (PU)
Polyurethane (PU) is an extremely versatile and abrasion-resistant material. Available from Viva in a wide variety of shore hardnesses including 35-95 Shore A & 55-77 Shore D.
POM-C (Acetal)
POM-C (Acetal)
POM-C otherwise known as Acetal Copolymer features highly crystalline resins, making this material strong and rigid, with a low coefficient of friction in comparison to metals and other plastics. POM-C is also creep resistant and is recommended for applications where dimensional stability is important.