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Thermoplastic Polyamide (Nylon 6)

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Thermoplastic
Polyamide (Nylon 6)
Property Value in metric unit Value in US unit
Density 1.13 *10³ kg/m³ 70.5 lb/ft³
Modulus of elasticity 2.95 GPa 420 ksi
Tensile strength 100 MPa 14500 psi
Elongation 60 % 60 %
Flexural strength 91 MPa 13000 psi
Thermal expansion (20 ºC) 66*10-6 ºCˉ¹ 37*10-6 in/(in* ºF)
Thermal conductivity 0.25 W/(m*K) 1.73 BTU*in/(hr*ft²*ºF)
Glass transition temperature 50 ºC 122 ºF
Maximum work temperature 110 ºC 230 ºF
Electric resistivity 104 -107 Ohm*m 106 -109 Ohm*cm
Dielectric constant 4.5 - 4.5 -
  • Very high toughness;
  • Good chemical resistance;
  • Good thermal resistance;

Applications: bushings, electrical plugs and sockets, gears, fibers for textiles, food packaging film, bearings, carpets.

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