4B Group Launches Nylathane™ – The Next Generation of Industrial Elevator Buckets

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4B, a world-leading supplier of bucket elevator and conveyor components, announces the release of its Nylathane™ line of industrial elevator buckets engineered for maximum durability and efficiency.

Nylathane™ is a high-performance polyamide 6 (Nylon 6) based polymer that is toughened through the addition of an elastomer. Typical applications include ultra-high performance elevator buckets for high impact and high wear resistance industrial applications. Using Nylathane™ in lieu of steel can reduce part weight by as much as 75%. Lighter buckets can prolong the life of costly components such as elevator belting or chain, can help reduce the energy consumption of the equipment, and can help improve personnel safety while handling the parts. Nylathane™ possesses anti-stick properties that help improve bucket fill and discharge efficiency and static conductive properties that help improve safety when conveying materials that generate combustible dust.

Nylathane™ is available in AA, AC, and MF style buckets and are compatible with belt or chain bucket elevators.

Contact 4B for more information on upgrading to Nylathane™.

Product Highlights

  • Excellent wear resistance & impact strength
  • Self-cleaning surfaces
  • 75% lighter than fabricated steel
  • Anti-Static (108 Ohms)
  • Non-corroding
  • Service Temperature: Long term -40 to +110°C (with short peaks of 150°C)
  • For light to heavy abrasive industrial products, such as sand, aggregate, cement, wood chips & fertilizer

About 4B GROUP:

Founded in 1971 as a subsidiary of The Braime Group, 4B GROUP has been an industry leader in developing high-quality, innovative, and dependable material handling components for the agricultural and industrial sectors.

4B’s product line ranges from elevator buckets, elevator bolts, and drop forged conveyor chain to level monitors, speed switches, and hazard monitoring systems.  With offices in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia along with a worldwide network of distributors, 4B can provide practical solutions for applications in any location.

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Founded in the UK in 1971 as a subsidiary of The Braime Group, 4B Braime Components, Ltd. has been an industry leader in developing high quality, innovative, and dependable material handling components for the agricultural and industrial sectors. 4B’s product line ranges from elevator buckets, elevator bolts and drop forged conveyor chain to level ...

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