The nylon disc set is an alternative to the duralumin disc set. It has the same size, availability, capacity and usage as the duralumin model, however, it is made of a self-sliding material and is about 30% lighter than the traditional duralumin model.
Nylon disc sets are available for capsules from size 00 AL, 00, 0 AL, 0, 1, 2, 3 to 4.
The use of this disk set model is indicated for very abrasive and/or hygroscopic powders, such as magnesium chloride, and also powders that stain when in contact with aluminum, such as simethicone, for example. Since its made from a polymer, this disc cannot be heated above 45°C (ie. it cannot be dried in an oven or with the help of dryers or thermal blowers). This model also does not allows further repairs since is made from a plastic polymer.