Nylon Data Sheet

||Nylon Data Sheet
Nylon Data Sheet2017-01-23T09:58:03+00:00

Nylon is part of the Nylatron family of nylon plastics, usually filled with molybdenum disufide lubricant powder. This gives it superior mechanical properties and wear-resistance.

Polypenco Nylatron GS Filled Nylon Nylatron NS Filled Nylon Nylatron GSM Nylon Nylatron GSM-Blue Nylon Nylatron NSM Nylon MC 901 Blue Nylon MC 904 Blue Nylon MC 907 Natural Nylon ST801 Nylon Hydlar ZF Nylon Hydlar ZF Nylon
Mechanical ASTM Test Method Type 6/6 Polyimide MoS2 Filled Type 6/6 Polyamide Lubricated Type 6/6 Polyamide MoS2 Filled Type 6 Polyamide Lubricated Type 6 Polyamide Lubricated Type 6 Polyamide Monocast Heat Stabilized Type 6 Polyamide Plasticized Heat Stabilized Type 6 Polyamide Monocast FDA Type 6 Polyamide Impact Modified Type 6/6 Polyamide Aramid-Filled Type 6/6 Polyamide 30% Glass-Filled Black Nylon Units
Strength to Weight Ratio - - - - - - - - - - - - - ksi
Specific Gravity @73 F D792 1.15 1.16 1.18 1.16 1.15 1.15 1.15 1.15 1.15 1.08 1.19 1.36 -
Tensile Strength @73 F, (ult)/(yld) D638 11,500 (ult) 12,500 (ult) 10,500 (ult) 10,500 (ult) 10,000 (ult) 11,000 (ult) 11,000 (ult) 9,500 (ult) 12,000 (ult) 6,000 (yld) 17,300 (yld) 13,388 (ult) psi
Tensile Modulus of Elasticity @73 F D638 425,000 480,000 410,000 400,000 500,000 410,000 400,000 275,000 400,000 - 802,000 654,620 psi
Tensile Elongation at Break @73 F D638 50 25 10 30 35 20 20 50 20 210 4 7 %
Flexural Strength @73 F D790 15,000 17,000 14,000 16,000 15,000 16,000 16,000 - 16,000 - 21,300 20,550 psi
Flexural Modulus of Elasticity @73 F D790 45,000 460,000 400,00 500,000 500,000 475,000 500,000 - 500,000 245,000 664,000 723,500 psi
Shear Strength @73 F D732 10,000 10,500 9,000 10,500 - 10,000 11,000 - 11,000 8,400 - - psi
Comprehensive Strength, (% Deformation) @73 F D695 12,500 (10) 160,000 (10) 12,000 (10) 14,000 (10) 13,000 (10) 14,000 (10) 15,000 (10) - 15,000 (10) - 19,300 (10) 18,070 (10) psi
Comprehensive Modulus of Elasticity @73 F D695 420,000 420,000 400,000 400,000 425,000 400,000 400,000 - 400,000 - - - psi
Hardness, Rockwell, Scale as noted @73 F D785 M85 (R115) M85 (R115) M85 (R115) M80 (R110) M80 (R117) M80 (R115) M85 (R115) M70 M85 (R115) (R112) M80 (R121) M65 (R121) -
Hardness, Durometer, Shore D @73 F D2240 d80 D85 D85 D85 - D85 D85 D85 D85 - - - -
Izod Impact, (Notched) @73 F D256 Type A 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.9 0.5 0.4 - 0.4 17.0 1.2 2.3 ft-lb/in of notch
Coefficient of Friction, (Dry vs Steel) Dynamic - 0.25 0.20 0.16 0.20 0.18 0.078 0.2 - 0.2 0.28 0.32 - -
Limiting PV, (with 4 to 1 factor of safety applied) xxx 2,700 3,000 10,000 3,000 3,800 12,300 3,000 - 3,000 - - - psi-ft/min
Thermal ASTM Test Method Type 6/6 Polyimide MoS2 Filled Type 6/6 Polyamide Lubricated Type 6/6 Polyamide MoS2 Filled Type 6 Polyamide Lubricated Type 6 Polyamide Lubricated Type 6 Polyamide Monocast Heat Stabilized Type 6 Polyamide Plasticized Heat Stabilized Type 6 Polyamide Monocast FDA Type 6 Polyamide Impact Modified Type 6/6 Polyamide Aramid-Filled Type 6/6 Polyamide 30% Glass-Filled Black Nylon Units
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion @73 F E-831 (TMA) 5.5 E-05 4.0 E-05 5.5 E-05 5.0 E-05 5.9 E-05 5.0 E-05 3.5 E-05 3.5 E-05 3.5 E-05 6.7 E-05 3.5 E-05 1.7 E-05 in/in/F
Heat Deflection Temperature @264 psi D648 200 200 200 200 - 200 200 200 200 160 - 413 F
Tg-Glass transition termperature, (Amorphous) D3418 - - - - - - - - - - - - F
Melting Point, (VS=Vicat Softening Temp.) D3418 500 500 500 420 420 420 420 420 420 491 491 - F
Continuous Service Temperature in Air, (Max.) - 210 220 220 200 200 200 260 - 200 - 300 - F
Thermal Conductivity - 1.7 1.7 - - - - - - - - - - BTU-in / hr-ft2-F
Electric ASTM Test Method Type 6/6 Polyimide MoS2 Filled Type 6/6 Polyamide Lubricated Type 6/6 Polyamide MoS2 Filled Type 6 Polyamide Lubricated Type 6 Polyamide Lubricated Type 6 Polyamide Monocast Heat Stabilized Type 6 Polyamide Plasticized Heat Stabilized Type 6 Polyamide Monocast FDA Type 6 Polyamide Impact Modified Type 6/6 Polyamide Aramid-Filled Type 6/6 Polyamide 30% Glass-Filled Black Nylon Units
Dielectric Strength, Short Term D149 400 350 350 400 - 400 500 - 500 - 350 - Volts/mil
Volume Resistivity D257 4.5 E+13 2.5 E+13 2.5 E+13 2.5 E+13 - 2.5 E+13 2.5 E+13 - 2.5 E+13 1.0 E+14 1.0 E+15 - ohm-cm
Dielectric Constant @10E6 Hz D150 3.6 - - 3.7 - - 3.7 3.7 3.7 2.9 3.4 - -
Dissipation Factor @10E6 Hz D150 0.020 - - - - - - - - 0.020 0.010 - -
Flammability @3.1 mm unless noted UL94 V-2 V-2 HB HB HB HB HB HB HB HB (0.81mm) - - -
H2O ASTM Test Method Type 6/6 Polyimide MoS2 Filled Type 6/6 Polyamide Lubricated Type 6/6 Polyamide MoS2 Filled Type 6 Polyamide Lubricated Type 6 Polyamide Lubricated Type 6 Polyamide Monocast Heat Stabilized Type 6 Polyamide Plasticized Heat Stabilized Type 6 Polyamide Monocast FDA Type 6 Polyamide Impact Modified Type 6/6 Polyamide Aramid-Filled Type 6/6 Polyamide 30% Glass-Filled Black Nylon Units
Water Absorption, Immersion, 24 hours D570(7) 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.22 0.25 0.30 0.30 0.30 1.20 1.20 - % by weight
Water Absorption, Saturation D570(7) 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00 6.70 8.50 - % by weight