Loose Buffer Tube

Zytel® has been an industry leader for more than 70 years. Zytel® is one of the most versatile nylons with a limitless range of applications which includes everything from cable ties and gearbox housings to complex automotive components and fibre optics.

Zytel RS® grades are bio-based products from renewably sourced feedstocks and therefore offer sustainable solutions. For applications such as loose buffer tubes where cables may be travelling around tight bend radiuses or for thin wall sections, Zytel RS® could bring advantages and even replace high-end engineering polyamides.

Spotlight on Zytel RS®:

  • Alternative to PA11 or PA12
  • 10/10, 6/10 & 6/12 options
  • High chemical resistance in varying climates
  • Low moisture absorption
  • Sustainable solutions derived from castor bean oil
  • Selection of grades with varying levels of rigidity

DuPont™, the company that invented Nylon, Neoprene and Kevlar®, is a leader in thermoplastics, elastomers and biopolymers. DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere.

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Loose Buffer Tube