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Nylon Coating, Wire Rope

Technical Information:

Most common two constructions for nylon coating are 7x7, 7x19 and upon special request we can supply 1x7, 1x19, 6x19 Class and 6x37 Class. Typical nylon coated diameters are 3/64 thru 5/8. The outside diameter is laser micrometer inspected during extrusion. Our extrusion line is equipped with a black ink printer capable of printing onto the nylon coating. Our nylon extrusion tooling is cleaned on a regular basis to improve the coating quality.


Common applications:

  • Conveyor

  • Fitness equipment

  • Mechanical control

  • Misc lanyards and tethers

  • Brake Cables


Basic Information:

  • Nylon is a harder coating than PVC/Vinyl

  • Nylon has a higher temperature rating than PVC/Vinyl

  • Nylon is used in cycling over pulleys and sheaves

  • Nylon is used in repetitive actuation applications

  • Nylon is used in rough applications where rubbing and sharp edges can come in contact with the coated cable

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Wire rope products are utilized in vastly diverse industries and environments. Our job at Lexco Cable is to guide our customers' decisions in selecting the optimal combination of wire rope products for their unique applications.