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Sourcing Nylon Washers: Stamped vs. Molded

Nylon is a family of chemical, heat, and wear-resistant materials that are frequently used in diverse industry applications including aerospace and military, automotive, construction, marine, plumbing, and healthcare. For Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), nylon’s versatile properties and durability make nylon washers excellent replacements for standard metallic washers. The two most popular methods to source and […]


Black Nylon Washers for the Automotive Industry

Black Nylon Washers: Ideal for Automotive Applications Demanding automotive customers rely on us at New Process Fibre Company for our excellent quality parts and in-house custom manufacturing capabilities. We offer the industry’s most flexible, versatile, and in-demand products, including black nylon washers. Highly preferred throughout the automotive industry, black nylon washers offer a strong and […]


The Benefits of Using Nylon 6, Nylon 6/6, and Nylon MDS Over Metal

Manufacturers have considerable options when it comes to selecting material to create nonmetallic stamped parts. Nylon is becoming increasingly popular because of its versatility, especially in nonmetallic washers. With its many product variations, nylon is exceptionally well-suited for use in a range of industries. The material, in its different forms, is ubiquitous in food processing […]


Project Highlight: Specialty Washer for an HVAC Player

New Process engineers and technicians received a call from a company in Texas with whom we had never worked. This company was in a tight spot and asked if we could deliver 100,000 specialized non-metallic washers – by the next morning. The company manufactures compressors used in all of the major HVAC industry players’ products. […]


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Using PTFE & Nylon 6 in Plumbing Applications

When choosing the right materials for plumbing applications, water resistance and durability are paramount. While metals have traditionally been used for plumbing components, there are non-metallic alternatives capable of the same level of performance as metals, but are often less expensive. Nylon 6 and PTFE are just two examples. Nylon 6 Nylon 6 is often […]


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PTFE: A Versatile Material

PTFE is used in many industrial and commercial applications, including cabling, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and semiconductor manufacturing. PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene) resin is a paraffin polymer with some or all of the hydrogen atoms replaced with fluorine atoms. It is classified as a thermoplastic and has a low coefficient of friction, excellent insulating properties, and is chemically inert (to […]


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Nylon: The Multi-Faceted Non-Metallic Material

When most people think of Nylon, chances are that they think of the type of fabric that you might find in a t-shirt or a pair of gym shorts. The truth is, however, that nylon is a strong and highly versatile material. It is used in the commercial, industrial, and specialty fields, including the medical […]


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Learn About the Benefits of Vulcanized Fibre

Advantages include electric insulation, corrosion resistance, and reliable machinability Vulcanized fibre is at the heart of our operations here at New Process Fibre. Since our founding in 1927, it has been and remains a significant part of our business. We utilize vulcanized fibre for our stamped components and also offer it for sale in the […]


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Common Material Options for Non-Metal Stamping

Engineers today know full well of the growing need for specialized and custom materials for stamping. As applications have become more specialized, so too have the materials and configurations available for non-metal stamped products. With the great array of advancements being made across industries, new applications and processes are increasing the demand for alternatives to […]


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New Process Fibre Launches Brand New Website

At New Process Fibre, we are constantly evaluating all of our procedures, processes, and business practices in an effort to offer the best services to our customers. Since our founding back in 1927, we have been driven toward constant improvement, instilling this motivation throughout all our policies and practices. Our aspiration for excellence is now […]


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