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Polifil® Nylon 6

Polifil Nylon 6

Nylon 6 Resins

Polifil® NYLON 6 provides superior strength and rigidity with electrical resistance and surface lubricity. These properties have been proven to work in the following applications: automotive, housings, bearings as well as appliances. Standard processing techniques are applicable.

Use this information as a guide to aid you in selecting the proper resin for your application. TPG will custom compound and fine-tune our formulations for your application.

The property values listed in the PDF document(s) have been obtained using laboratory controlled test methods. They are offered without guarantee since conditions under which the product is used are beyond our control. Mold shrinkage is intended as a guide only, as specific shrinkage is affected by part design, mold design and molding conditions. Therefore, The Plastics Group disclaims any liability for loss or damage incurred in connection with the use of this product.

Physical
ASTM/
Method
Polifil®
930L
Polifil®
836L
Reinforcement content (%) TPG WI 0 0
Specific gravity D 792 1.13 1.09
Melt flow (g/10 min) D 1238 n/a n/a
Water absorption, 24 hours (%) D 570 1.6 1.3
Mold shrinkage - 1/8" specimen (in/in) D 955 0.012 0.012
Mechanical @ 73°F*      
Tensile strength (psi) D 638 11,500 9,400
Elongation @ yield (%) D 638 8 9
Elongation @ break (%) D 638 40 60
Tensile modulus (kpsi) D 638 440 360
Flexural modulus, tangent (kpsi) D 790 390 320
Flexural strength (psi) D 790 15,000 12,000
Izod impact, notched (ft-lbs/in) D 256 1.1 2.5
Gardner impact, 1/2" tup (in-lbs) D 5420 12 100
Rockwell hardness (R-scale) D 785 116 108
Thermal      
Deflection temperature, 66psi (°F) D 648 360 300
Deflection temperature, 264psi (°F) D 648 145 140
* all properties tested dry as molded