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lance-greene

strength of 618 and 645 nylon when wet?

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My only wet experience is with the 645 nylon which I used to make some shock absorber seals for a friend's 1951 MG. after a year they have remained watertight, or I suppose to be correct oil-tight, and are doing the job. Whether or not they have got any softer/weaker would be impossible to tell without taking the suspension apart. I can only assume that if they were getting weaker and started to disintegrate then they would start to leak.

 

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