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Technical Product Data Sheets
Nylon 6(cast nylon) Our cast nylon product line is an extremely wear-resistant and impact-resistant cast nylon 6, manufactured by direct polymerization of caprolactam in the mold.  This product is  sold world-wide and exceeds the stringent quality and performance needs of the most exacting customers.  The unique process developed for producing this line of cast nylon has resuled in the lowest stress, highest quality nylon produced. 

Typical Values
Properties Condition of 
Specimen
Test Method Units Natural and Blue MD Filled Oil 
Filled
Mechanical            
Tensile Strength dry
moist
ASTM D638
ASTM D638
psi
psi
12,200
9,400
12,500
9,700
8,900
7,100
Elongation dry
moist
ASTM D638
ASTM D638
%
%
10-40
40-80
10-30
30-60
40-60
70-100
Tensile Modulus dry
moist
ASTM D638
ASTM D638
psi
psi
540,000
347,000
570,000
389,000
440,000
305,000
Flexural Strength dry ASTM D790 psi 16,000 16,400 11,700
Flexural Modulus dry ASTM D790 psi 505,000 531,000 414,000
IZOD Notched Impact Strength dry
moist
ASTM D256
ASTM D256
ft/lb/in
ft/lb/in
0.8 - 1.0
1.3 - 2.6
0.8 - 1.0
1.3 - 2.0
1.6 - 2.0
2.2 - 2.6
Hardness 
Rockwell
dry ASTM D785 r 115 - 120 116 - 121 95 - 100
Coefficient of friction, dynamic dry ISO/DTR7147        
Nylon-steel, no lubrication ---- ---- ---- 0.30 - 0.35 0.30 -0.35 0.15 - 0.1
Initial lubrication ---- ---- ---- 0.05 - 0.1 0.5 - 0.1 0.05 - 0.1
Properties Condition of 
Specimen
Test Method Units Natural and Blue MD Filled Oil Filled
Thermal            
Flammability dry ASTM D635 in/min self.ext. self. ext. ----
Melting Point   ASTM D569 F 428 428 420
Heat Distortion temperature - 66psi dry ASTM D648 F 300 300 270
Heat Distortion temperature - 262psi dry ASTM D648 F 168 168 140
Max. Service Temperature - Continuous dry ---- F 215 215 215
Max. Service Temperature - Intermittent dry ---- F 250 - 320 250 - 320 250 - 320
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion dry ASTM D696 1/F 5 X 10 -5 5 X 10 -5 5 X 10 -5
Deformation under load 2,000 psi/122F dry ASTM D621 % 0.5 - 1.5 0.5 - 1.5 0.5 - 1.5
Properties Condition of 
Specimen
Test Method Units Natural and Blue MD Filled Oil Filled
Electrical            
Dielectric Strength dry ASTM D141 V/mil self.ext. self. ext. ----
Volume Resistivity dry
moist
ASTM D257
ASTM D257
ohmxcm
ohmxcm
1015
1012
1015
1012
1015
1012
Dielectric Constant - 60 Hz dry ASTM D150 ---- 3.7 3.7 3.7
Dielectric Constant
-10 -5 Hz
dry ASTM D150 ---- 3.7 3.7 3.7
Density dry ASTM D792 g/cm3 115 115 115
Water Absorption 24 hours
 
ASTM D570 % 0.6 0.6 0.5
Water Absorption (saturation)   ASTM D570 % 6.0 6.0 5.0
Water Absorption at RH 50 (saturation)   ASTM D570 % 3.0 3.0 2.5

Material Availability:

    Rods:  Diameters 2" to 20, 48" length" 
    Plates: 1/4" to 4" thickness inclusive are 24 X 48 inches 
                 3/4" and up thickness up to 48 X 96 inches 
    Profiles, tubes and special sizes are available on request 
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