Nylatron elevator bucket, made of MC-E Nylon, is a plastic elevator bucket for high loading elevators. For lightweight alternatives, polypropylene (PP), polyurethane (PU) or polyethylene (HDPE) elevator buckets are also available.

Plastic Elevator Bucket Properties

  • Superior wear resistance;
  • Superior anti-corrosion;
  • Excellent workability with non-stickiness;
  • Excellent impact strength; and
  • Lightweight compared to cast iron or aluminum.


  • Nylatron Elevator Bucket – Used for casting sand, silica sand, coal, clay.
  • Polypropylene (PP) elevator bucket – Used for lightweight transferring, grain, feed grain.
  • Polyurethane (PU) elevator bucket – Flexible with extreme abrasion resistance. Suitable for handling sharp material.
  • HDPE elevator bucket – Flexible and tough. Suitable for handling foodstuff, grains and other products that have bulk density of less than 1g/cm3 as well as material with no sharp edges.